ČSSD is key party in Prague despite election failure

More parties and small numbers of ČSSD may bring political turbulence, Jelinek writes Add a comment

Agrofert raises gross profit 25 percent in Q1–3

Finance Minister Babiš’s multibillion-dollar company is involved in many sectors in the country Add a comment

Many Czech rectors will not attend Oct. 28 ceremony

Official reason is that they are busy, but President Zeman did not extend invitation to all of them Add a comment

Wednesday news briefing — Oct. 22, 2014

Prague’s new mayor will be Slovak-born Adriana Krnáčová from ANO; Hungarian-language MEP from Slovakia is credited as Hungarian politician; Synot enters lottery market in Spain Add a comment

How to receive state honors: Make flattering Zeman documentary

Robert Sedláček, who shot ‘Miloš Zeman: A Politician's Obituary and Homage to Vysocina,’ will be honored on same day as Nicholas Winton Add a comment

Czechs may be first to cross Atlantic on raft

Group of adventurers from landlocked Czech Republic set their sights on Heyerdahlesque project Add a comment

Tuesday news briefing — Oct. 21, 2014

Artists ask Zeman to push for human rights on China trip; central bank to offer special commemorative coins over next few years; Temelín staff practice evacuation in case of terrorist attack Add a comment

Ebola checks at Czech airports start Tuesday morning

All international flights will be monitored, and passengers will need to state whether they had traveled to affected area up to 42 days earlier Add a comment

Czechs issue European warrant for Andranik Soghoyan

Russian gangster was involved in killing of innocent man, injuring another in Prague in 2007 Add a comment

Monday news briefing — Oct. 20, 2014

An advisor to Zeman allegedly placed notorious anti-Schwarzenberg ad during elections; Dutch smuggler caught at Prague’s airport; hundreds attend funeral of teenage boy killed by woman with knife Add a comment

More and more billionaires enter Czech politics

The weekend saw the election of two new senators, both of whom are staggeringly wealthy Add a comment

ČSSD to get only 11 million Kč less from state

Defeat in recent Senate election leaves prime minister’s party with much less money than before Add a comment

Bomb experts inspect ammunition storage after fire

An armored vehicle is being deployed while monitoring of explosives is under way Add a comment

So far, no Czechs hit by snowstorm in Nepal

Foreign Ministry says 40 Czechs still haven't been contacted Add a comment

Coalition maintains senate majority

ČSSD wins 10, KDU five, ANO four seats in Czech Senate elections Add a comment

Roma women to be compensated over sterilization

Government will submit a bill to address sterilzations that happened in former Czechoslovakia Add a comment

Babiš: Mafra deal was mistake

Finance Minister bought the MfD and LN publisher a year ago Add a comment

Update: 93 Czechs missing after disaster in Nepal

Foreign Ministry working on a list of Czechs who may be in the storm and avalanche area Add a comment

Friday news briefing – Oct. 17, 2014

30 Czechs missing after avalanche kills 27 in Nepal; Czech PM commemorates victim of knife attack; Slovak daily news journalists resign citing future publisher's alleged corruption record Add a comment

Further blasts heard from exploded Czech ammunition dump

Two people from yesterday still missing, bomb disposal yet to examine area Add a comment

Opava asylum linked to second 'insane' killer

Two Czech women released from the same mental asylum became killers Add a comment

Czechs vote for dead man in Mikulov

Dead people are kept on ballots to increase votes for political parties, and it's technically legal Add a comment

Electricity prices have risen sharply

Price of electricity has grown more expensive compared to other commodities over the years Add a comment

Ghana may challenge Czech treatment of Ebola suspect

Czech authorities' handling of Ghanaian student sparked outrage Add a comment

Thursday news briefing - Oct. 16, 2014

WW II-era bombs eradicated from Pardubice airport; Two people missing after explosion in Vlachovice; Polls show Slovaks consider poverty a serious issue Add a comment

Ministry continues support for Ukraine ambassador

Foreign Ministry also supports President Zeman's calls for sending supplies to Kurds Add a comment

Czechs aid Bhutan

Aid used to fund water resources and child care Add a comment

Wednesday news briefing — Oct. 15, 2014

Woman who goes on stabbing rampage at school is formally accused of murder; biochemist Emil Paleček wins Czech Head prize; passenger car production shows sharp rise in first three quarters Add a comment

TOP 09, ODS demand resignation of transport minister

Antonín Prachař is not leading his chaotic ministry, politicians say Add a comment

Tuesday news briefing — Oct. 14, 2014

Astronomers finally resolve mystery of 1991 Benešov bolide; woman injures three and kills one with knife at secondary school; many U.S. brands eyeing Czech market for franchise opportunities Add a comment