Saturday, 25 March 2017
National | ČTK

Groundwater reserves have been dramatically declining in the Czech Republic and if the drought of the past three years continues, the country will have a real problem, Environment Minister Richard Brabec told Wednesday's issue of daily Právo.

Prague | Prague TV

Tourists on Segways have disappeared from the city center due to a new law, but the companies that had been renting them out have started to switch to other types of vehicles such as electric scooters. City officials though, say that there are still issues to be resolved.

Prague | Prague TV

Prague was ranked as the 95th most expensive out of 133 global cities ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit, falling from 88th place in the previous list. Singapore came in first for the fourth year in a row in the annual cost of living index.

National | ČTK

Chest exit wounds, injuries due to roadside bombs and wounded children have been treated by the Czech field surgical team that has been to the northwest of Mosul since last December, the unit's commander told journalists on Wednesday.

National | ČTK

PM Bohuslav Sobotka has asked the agriculture minister to propose ways to minimise the impact of a fine the EU may impose on Prague for a clash of interest in the distribution of farming subsidies in connection with Jaroslav Faltynek, ANO deputy head and former Agrofert board member.

National | ČTK

Czech Police President Tomas Tuhy has been protected by bodyguards since Tuesday as he is facing some threats, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote on Wednesday.

National | ČTK

With his rhetoric about the EU, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shows that Turkey should not be in the EU, Czech President Milos Zeman said on Wednesday.

National | ČTK

Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka considers it unnecessary to exchange letters with Finance Minister Andrej Babis about the lower house's call on him to refute a tax evasion suspicion, he told reporters on Wednesday, adding that Babis should primarily explain his transactions to the public.

National | ČTK

The Czech Republic is to increase ten times the sum it spends on climate protection in developing countries by 2030, according to the Climate Protection Policy in the Czech Republic approved by the government on Wednesday, Environment Minister Richard Brabec (ANO) has told CTK.

National | ČTK

People will have an opportunity to pay their last respects to the Cardinal, former Prague Archbishop and Czech Catholic Church Primate, Miloslav Vlk, who died aged 84 on March 18, in two churches in Prague on Thursday and Friday, Stanislav Zeman, told CTK on Wednesday.

National | ČTK

Dieu Vu Thi, who worked as a nanny of children of her Vietnamese expatriates in Prague, is to go to prison for 11 years for heavily injuring two small girls one of whom died due to the injury, the Prague Municipal Court ruled on Wednesday.

National | ČTK

The Czech Republic will donate 25 million crowns for the post-war reconstruction of Iraq, which the government approved on Wednesday, its spokesman Martin Ayrer has tweeted.

Politics | ČTK

A group of Czech senators, headed by representatives of the Mayors and Independents (STAN) movement, sent a proposal to abolish a part of the law on financing political parties to the Constiutional Court (US) on Wednesday, MEP and STAN deputy head Stanislav Polcak has told CTK.

National | ČTK

Czech diplomacy got mark three for its activities in 2016 from a team of analysts of the Association for International Affairs (IMO) who assessed it along the 1-5 scale, where five is the worst mark, IMO says in its yearbook issued on Wednesday.

National | ČTK

Helena Stachova, a puppeteer who played the key female roles of Manicka and Mrs Katerina in the comic tales of the Spejbl & Hurvinek (S+H) Puppet Theatre, which she headed from 1996, died last night at the age of 72 at home, her daughter Denisa Kirschnerova told CTK.