Sunday, 1 February 2015
National | ČTK

A fictitious report from Bangladesh was used to launch this year's Czech Republic Against Poverty campaign that is to warn of extreme poverty and bad working conditions in Third World countries.

National | Radio Prague

The prime ministers of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria met Thursday at Slavkov Castle, near Brno, for a round of talks designed to strengthen ties between the three nations.

National | ČTK

The crime rate in the Czech capital of Prague in 2014 was the lowest from 1991, but there were more murders and eight of them, or 28%, were not cleared up, which was the worst result in the past few years.

National | Radio Prague

Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg has hit back at the politicization of the case of two Czech brothers subject to Norwegian care authorities, according to a report by Czech Television.

National | Radio Prague

Czech ombudswoman Anna Šabatová has repeated her warnings about the state of some non registered care facilities for elderly in the country. She highlighted the state of four facilities across the country, two were so bad that the details were forwarded to state prosecutors with a view to possible criminal charges.

National | ČTK

Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek reopened Thursday the Czech embassy in Luxembourg that was closed at the end of 2012, but which the government decided to reopen in 2013 already.

Politics | ČTK

Czech senior governing Social Democrats are closing the gap in popularity behind the leading ANO, movement headed by Finance Minister Andrej Babiš, according to a poll conducted by the CVVM polling institute this month and released Thursday.

National | ČTK

The Czech Republic fully supports the creation of an EU system of information on air passengers and it hopes this will help expose terrorists in time, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec said at a conference of the EU justice and interior ministers in Riga Thursday.

National | ČTK

The Czech police exposed 4822 foreigners illegally staying in the country in 2014, which is 16 percent more than in 2013, foreigner police chief Milan Majer told journalists Thursday.

Politics | ČTK

The post of Czech deputy interior minister in charge of civil service, established by the new civil service law, goes to Josef Postránecký, now a senior clerk at the Interior Ministry, the cabinet decided Wednesday.

National | ČTK

Smoking might be completely banned in Czech pubs and at disco parties as of 2016, as might be the offer of cigarettes and alcohol by vending machines, under a bill proposed by Health Minister Svatopluk Němeček.

Politics | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman will take over the credentials of five new ambassadors, including Kim Pyong-il, son of the late North Korean leader Kim Il-sung, today.

Prague | Radio Prague

Prague councillors have approved a possible return to paper long-term public transport passes that would start in March.

Prague | Radio Prague

After years of speculation regarding its future, the famous Werich Villa on Prague's Kampa, once the home of the famous Czech actor Jan Werich, is set to get a new tenant.

National | ČTK

The Czech government Wednesday agreed with Interior Minister Milan Chovanec's proposal to reinforce the police staff in charge of supervising arms, ammunition and explosives by hiring 142 officers this year, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CSSD) told journalists.