Saturday, 30 May 2015
National | Radio Prague

Just seven months after a woman suffering from schizophrenia killed a student in a school in Žďár nad Sázavou, a similar attack has claimed another life.

Politics | ČTK

Radek Jiránek, head of the crime prevention department at the Czech Interior Ministry, has won a competition for the post of head of the Czech government social inclusion agency and he should take up the post on June 5.

Czech Republic and the EU | ČTK

The European Union should not tell the Czech Republic how many immigrants and from where it should accept, and every country should have its own immigration policy, Czech Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) told a meeting of entrepreneurs yesterday.

News | ČTK

The Czech rescue team of doctors, nurses and firefighters has ended its work in Nepal, where it operated from May 1 and treated 1131 injured people after a devastating earthquake.

News | ČTK

Gloria Chmatilova, 38, born in Venezuela but with Czech roots and citizenship, will arrive along with her husband and two children at the Prague airport on Thursday afternoon as she wants to escape the ruling leftist regime there, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.

National | Radio Prague

The police’s anti-corruption unit raided three branches of the Energy Regulation Office on Wednesday morning.

Politics | ČTK

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka's government on Tuesday survived a no-confidence vote in the lower house of Parliament. Out of 184 lawmakers present only 47 supported the no-confidence motion,105 voted against and 32 abstained. The rightist opposition Civic Democrats (ODS), TOP 09 and Dawn criticised what they called a conflict of interests on the part of Andrej Babiš (ANO), who is finance minister and the owner of Agrofert, a giant food and chemical holding, at the same time.

National | Radio Prague

Pneumatic Tube Transport or potrubní pošta as it is known in Czech is making a comeback at hospitals in Prague and also other parts of the Czech Republic.

Prague | Radio Prague

The Prague Waterworks will pay compensation to all those who were taken sick after drinking water contaminated by coliform bacteria in Prague 6.

National | Radio Prague

The food in Czech hospitals, maternity clinics and homes for senior citizens does not meet the required nutrition and health standards, according to the results of an inspection by the Hygiene Office.

National | ČTK

Interior Minister Milan Chovanec and Human Rights Minister Jiří Dienstbier (both Social Democrats) want the parties that will fail to place enough women on their lists of candidates to lose a part of the state subsidy, daily Právo reported yesterday.

Prague | Radio Prague

Scores of people in Prague have been taken to hospital in recent days after drinking contaminated water.

Politics | ČTK

The Czech right-wing opposition that had provoked the present vote of no confidence in the government has offered no alternative to present centre-left cabinet, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats) told the Chamber of Deputies yesterday.

National | ČTK

Teh police have chosen 40 experienced officers, including four ethnic Romanies, for operating as specialists in charge of the work with Romanies in socially excluded localities.

Politics | ČTK

Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) is not only in a conflict of interests but he also abuses power to gain advantages for his giant Agrofert holding, Civic Democrat (opposition ODS) leader Petr Fiala yesterday told the lower house session that will take a no-confidence motion in the government.