Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Politics | ČTK

Justice Minister Helena Válková, a minister for the ANO party, has stepped down as announced on 1 March. Penal law expert Válková wants to work in the Chamber of Deputies constitutional and legal committee and she will also resume her academic work.

Politics | ČTK

During the second day of the conference the newly-elected party leadership also heard the first sharp criticism from inside party ranks.

Politics | ČTK

Sending arms supplies to Ukraine at the present time would only destabilize the situation in the eastern part of the country, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek said following a meeting with his British counterpart Philip Hammond in Prague on Friday.

National | ČTK

Not only disabled but also foreign children may have problems to integrate in Czech nurseries due to the language barrier, Tereza Linhartová, from the META organisation dealing with this agenda, has told ČTK.

News | Radio Prague

The Czech Ministry of the environment is launching a joint investigation with German authorities following countless complaints of noxious smells alleged to be seeping across the border into Germany.

National | ČTK

Teh police did not make any mistake in their action against the mass killer who shot dead eight people in Uhersky Brod, south Moravia, on Tuesday, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec (ČSSD) told the commercial television station Prima yesterday.

Politics | ČTK

At its weekend election conference the ANO party of the ruling coalition unanimously re-elected Finance Minister Andrej Babiš its leader and approved an amendment to the party's statutes, without debate.

National | ČTK

No one but civil service employees will be appointed as heads of diplomatic offices after the new civil service law takes effect in the Czech Republic after July 1, putting an end to political nominees, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported Saturday.

Politics | ČTK

The statements by some European politicians, especially those by Czech President Miloš Zeman, are alarming, Ukrainian activists Serhiy Prytula and Vasyl Halamay said in an interview with ČTK yesterday.

National | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman this evening silently laid flowers and lit a candle at the memorial place to eight people killed by a gunman in a restaurant in the small town of Uherský Brod on Tuesday.

News | ČTK

The town of Český Těšín has unleashed a campaign alerting to that the spread of drugs in the Czech Republic carries high penalties in reaction to raids by young Poles deceived by Polish news asserting that drugs in the country are legal, Dorota Havlíková told ČTK Saturday.

Czech Republic and the EU | Reuters

A Czech tax imposed in 2011 and 2012 on carbon emission allowances granted to companies for free breached a European Union directive, the European Union's Court of Justice ruled on Thursday. The ruling was made at the request of a Czech court which is considering an appeal of an electricity producer, Sko-Energo, against the tax, but a similar claim to get the gift tax back was made by the country's biggest energy firm, ČEZ.

National | Radio Prague

Getting young children interested in learning a foreign language is not always easy, but two teachers at a primary school in the town of Jihlava appear to have done the trick.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

The European Commission said it is accepting the Czech Republic's commitments to complete the adjustments to the civil service law by which the country has fulfilled the commission's condition for drawing European money.

National | Radio Prague

The family of the gunman who shot eight people dead in an apparent random attack on a pub in Uherský Brod on Tuesday tried to prevent him getting a new gun license, Czech Television reported on Thursday.