Most of those pardoned by Klaus are back in the system

Czech police prosecute over half of prisoners pardoned in 2013 Add a comment

Communist show trial prosecutor dies at 93

Ludmila Brožová-Polednová prosecuted Milada Horáková in 1950 Add a comment

ČHV wants to complain over Michalák case

Czech Helsinki Committee says Norway's practices violates children's and parent's rights Add a comment

Norwegian MPs may discuss Michalák case

Czech MEP Tomáš Zdechovský has been pushing for Norway to take action Add a comment

PM to visit Korea, China, possibly Brazil

Sobotka may help inaugurate direct flights between Shanghai and Prague Add a comment

Friday news briefing — Jan. 23, 2015

Czech cyber crime institute to start working next year; Court: Publication of Hitler's speeches is no crime; Crown falls through 25 Kč per dollar Add a comment

Supreme Court has new head

Pavel Šámal takes over from Iva Brožová, who served more than a decade Add a comment

Thursday news briefing — Jan. 22, 2015

ČBA keeps its GDP growth forecast at 2.4 percent; Court upholds jail verdict for Czechs trading in Honduran women; Czech firms’ CEOs expect sales to grow, fear lack of staff Add a comment

Czech army to takes part in big allied exercises

Rapid reaction troops, parachutists and pilots will be in several joint maneuvers Add a comment

Vendors of lethal alcohol get suspended sentences

Their products claimed two lives; two more were seriously poisoned Add a comment

Gov’t considers ban on energy drinks

Following recommendation of WHO, ban would only target sale to youths Add a comment

Wednesday new briefing — Jan. 21, 2015

NGOs file lawsuit over construction of new Temelín units; Czech science has biggest budget ever this year; Pardubice airport to focus on the west as fewer Russians use it Add a comment

Charlie Hebdo to increase circulation across Czech Republic

After successful sales in Prague last week, the magazine’s local distributor is eyeing small towns, too Add a comment

Zeman says he would sign anti-smoking bill

Czech Republic is among the most permissive EU countries with regard to smoking in public spaces Add a comment

Tuesday news briefing — Jan. 20, 2015

Mongolian president visits Charles University; head of Czech Supreme Court resigns; Andrej Kiska signals he will attend Holocaust remembrance in Czech Republic Add a comment

Karlovy Vary will keep Russian street names

Citing costs and inconvenience, Town Hall rejects proposal to change vast amount of Russophile signs around town Add a comment

Czech Islamophobes find wider audience

Czech daily reports anti-Islam rhetoric is gaining support, may lead to a larger movement Add a comment

Record number of tourists visits Czech Republic

More than 8 million people flocked to the country in 2014 Add a comment

Money set aside for security at Holocaust event

The Czech gov’t has earmarked more than 10 million Kč to beef up safety measures Add a comment

Monday news briefing — Jan. 19, 2015

Zeman, Elbegdorj discuss economic cooperation; passengers at Karlovy Vary airport down nearly one-fifth; gov’t launches council for competitiveness, economic growth Add a comment

Islamic diplomats say Islamophobia is mounting in ČR

Following radicals’ terror attacks in Paris, representatives in Prague speak out against rising tide of anti-Islam sentiment Add a comment

Mongolian president arrives in Prague

First time in 30 years that a head of state arrives on official visit by train Add a comment

Chinese firm buys 75 percent in Czech turbine producer

'Euro' reports most of Ekol has been sold to Shaangu in an attempt to raise former's sales on Asian market Add a comment

ČSSD eyes higher taxes for businesses

Finance Minister Babiš balks at the idea, suggests his party may leave coalition Add a comment

Prague remembers Jan Palach

Schwarzenberg says he is ashamed of what has become of freedom student died for in 1969 Add a comment

Friday news briefing — Jan. 16, 2015

Jan. 27 event at Terezín will also commemorate Roma victims; Travel Service sees rise in passenger numbers; regions to get billions to improve smaller roads Add a comment

Anti-Islam rally to take place today in Prague

More than 3,000 expected to attend demonstration outside Prague Castle Add a comment

Last year warmest in Czech history

Only two months were colder than the long-term average Add a comment

PM, president clash over disabled children

Zeman critical of the idea of ‘inclusion,’ says children should be with their equals Add a comment

Thursday news briefing — Jan. 15, 2015

Customs officers seize butterflies, beetles, clams; Veteran from Afghanistan buried with military honors; Prussian cemetery is new tourist attraction in Mikulov Add a comment