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Statue of Soviet general daubed with red dates in Prague - Europe News
Statue of Soviet general daubed with red dates in Prague14 hours ago
A statue of the Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev in Prague was daubed with the dates of 1956, 1961, 1968 and 2017 in red paint, the police reported Thursday. It is the latest of a number of incidents surrounding the controversial statue of the
Former West Ham manager Bilič could head for Sparta: reports - Europe News
Former West Ham manager Bilič could head for Sparta: reports 14 hours ago
Former West Ham manager Slaven Bilič could be lined up as the new coach of Sparta Prague, Czech news sites reported Thursday. The web site Seznam reported that Bilič’s agent is due in Prague next week for talks with club bosses about the
Weather - Europe News
Weather 15 hours ago
The weather Friday will mostly be overcast with sunny intervals in the north of the country. Fog could occur in the Olomouc region. Top temperatures will range between seven and 14 degrees Celsius.
Daily news summary 23.11.2017 - Europe News
Daily news summary 23.11.2017 15 hours ago
Babiš to be named PM on December 6 Final deal for Lety Brno Grand Prix profit
“Second” Czech city cool again - Europe News
“Second” Czech city cool again 15 hours ago
Brno is cool again. The second city of the Czech Republic is finally shedding its somewhat shabby image and finding healthy self-confidence. Its streets are filling with smart shops and there is a lot to do and see. As our reporter Vít P
Guilty verdict in case that brought down Nečas government - Europe News
Guilty verdict in case that brought down Nečas government 16 hours ago
A Czech court has found Jana Nečasová – the former mistress of ex-prime minister Petr Nečas – guilty of misusing her position to gain intelligence in order to spy on her lover’s then wife. Nečasová, who denies the charges, is now conside
ANO leader says regional governors will have to make choice over positions - Europe News
ANO leader says regional governors will have to make choice over positions 16 hours ago
ANO leader Andrej Babiš has said that he expected party members elected to parliament who are also regional governors to choose between one or other of the functions. Babiš said he would give them some time to make the decision. The choi
Škoda Auto step up strike threat - Europe News
Škoda Auto step up strike threat 16 hours ago
Unions at Volkswagen’s Czech manufacturer Škoda Auto are threatening to go on strike, claiming that the company doesn’t show enough interest in its employees, the daily Hospodářské noviny reported on Thursday.
Czechs drop to 48th in FIFA rankings - Europe News
Czechs drop to 48th in FIFA rankings 17 hours ago
The Czech Republic’s football team has slipped down the FIFA rankings. The top men’s team dropped two places to stand at 48th. The team failed to qualify for the World Cup being hosted by Russia next year. The team won two friendlies du
Czech Dukovany unscheduled reactor outage ends - Europe News
Czech Dukovany unscheduled reactor outage ends 17 hours ago
Electricity producer ČEZ said Thursday that the unscheduled shutdown of its Dukovany-4 nuclear reactor had ended early in the morning. The 510 MW capacity reactor should be at full power during the evening of November 23. That would mea
London launch for new Petra Hůlová translation - Europe News
London launch for new Petra Hůlová translation 18 hours ago
Three Plastic Rooms, a new English translation of the novel Umělohmotný třípokoj by Petra Hůlová, has just been published. Marking the book’s official launch, the author spoke at an event attended by local aficionados of Czech literature
Czech president to name Andrej Babiš prime minister December 6: report - Europe News
Czech president to name Andrej Babiš prime minister December 6: report 18 hours ago
Czech president Miloš Zeman should name ANO leader Andrej Babiš prime minister on December 6, public broadcaster Czech Television reported on Thursday. The cabinet should be appointed on December 15, the broadcaster added. Babiš has been
Flagship Brno motor sport event makes slim profit - Europe News
Flagship Brno motor sport event makes slim profit 18 hours ago
The Czech Republic’s main motor sport event, the motorcycle Grand Prix at Brno, made a slim profit of 4 million crowns this year. The figure was revealed Thursday by Brno mayor Petr Votřál. The event, part of the world championships and
Illegal warehouse with 2.6 tonnes of meat found in Prague - Europe News
Illegal warehouse with 2.6 tonnes of meat found in Prague 19 hours ago
Veterinary inspectors have discovered an illegal warehouse with 2.6 tonnes of meat, the deputy spokesman of the Czech Veterinary Authority, Petr Majer, told the Czech News Agency on Thursday. The warehouse stored frozen fish from Vietna
Czech president to open Prague Castle exhibition in Moscow - Europe News
Czech president to open Prague Castle exhibition in Moscow 20 hours ago
Czech President Miloš Zeman is set to open an exhibition presenting Prague Castle treasures in the history museum in Moscow’s Red Square on Thursday, the fourth day of his official visit to Russia. In the afternoon Mr Zeman will travel to
Russian PM reacts to article on 1968 invasion - Europe News
Russian PM reacts to article on 1968 invasion 21 hours ago
Russian Prime Minister Dmitriv Mededev has distanced himself from the article published on the website of Russian state-wide television channel Zvezda on Tuesday, maintaining that Czechs should be grateful that Soviet-led forces invaded C
Police shelves case of Czechs abducted in Lebanon  - Europe News
Police shelves case of Czechs abducted in Lebanon 21 hours ago
ČTK The Czech National Centre against Organised Crime (NCOZ) has recently shelved the investigation of the case of five Czech men who were abducted in Lebanon in 2015, Aktualne.cz news site wrote on Wednesday. read more
Minister's brother: Czech citizens' lives priority in Fayad case  - Europe News
Minister's brother: Czech citizens' lives priority in Fayad case 21 hours ago
ČTK The lives of the five kidnapped Czech citizens were a priority during the negotiations about their exchange for Lebanese agent Ali Fayad whose extradition the USA demanded, Arabist Petr Pelikan, brother of Justice Minister Robert Pelikan, has tol
Zeman's spokesman: Zvezda TV apologised for mendacious article  - Europe News
Zeman's spokesman: Zvezda TV apologised for mendacious article 21 hours ago
ČTK The Russian army Zvezda TV has apologised for its mendacious web article praising the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 and it will punish its editor-in-chief, Jiri Ovcacek, spokesman for Czech President Milos Zeman who is visiting Ru
Czech president awards Russian war veterans - Europe News
Czech president awards Russian war veterans 21 hours ago
ČTK Czech President Milos Zeman awarded four Russian personalities at a reception he and his wife Ivana held at the Czech embassy in Moscow on Wednesday as a way to thank Russian war veterans who took part in the liberation of Czechoslovakia from the
President Zeman meets Gorbachev in Moscow - Europe News
President Zeman meets Gorbachev in Moscow 21 hours ago
ČTK Czech President Milos Zeman met last Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev in Moscow on Wednesday during his five-day official visit to Russia, his spokesman Jiri Ovcacek said. read more