Change in state salaries may cause brain drain

MfD: Salaries of doctors working for Czech state may plummet Add a comment

Jewish community split over Putin invite

European Jewish Congress to hold event in Prague, while World Jewish Congress will have one in Oswiecim Add a comment

Midwife definitively acquitted

Baby died 20 months after complicated delivery Add a comment

Medical marijuana contract awarded

Elkoplast Slušovice is to deliver 40 kilos of cannabis for cancer, MS and AIDS patients Add a comment

Obama won't attend Auschwitz events in Czech Republic

Participation of many world leaders in two-day event is uncertain Add a comment

Friday news briefing – Dec. 19, 2014

Brno City bans gambling machines as of 2015; Czech police unveil huge tax evasion by gang including foreigners; Penta’s Vodochody Airport sues Environment Ministry over EIA Add a comment

Third anniversary of Havel's death remembered

People read his works, rolled up their trouser legs to honor the playwright and president Add a comment

Thursday news briefing — Dec. 18, 2014

Tatra to generate sales worth more than 3.5 billion Kč; Environment Ministry not to lose any European money; Czech Rotarians decorate Holocaust rescuer Winton Add a comment

Mother files new custody complaint in Norway

Step is needed for Czech government to increase diplomatic pressure Add a comment

Far-right leader sues prime minister for slander

Head of the Workers' Party of Social Justice says Sobotka’s comments incite hatred against a group Add a comment

Wednesday news briefing — Dec. 17, 2014

CNB does not rule out further weakening of crown currency; Babiš's Uniles wins huge forestry tender; Czech police catch gang of pervitin producers Add a comment

Nazi watches don’t violate law

Police say sales of items with Nazi symbols is OK if it is for profit, not politics Add a comment

Prague Zoo sees record number of young

Rare species among the 1,200 newborns this year Add a comment

Tuesday news briefing – Dec. 16, 2014

Czech bodies file criminal charges against rhino horn dealers; Czech-Polish expedition wants to reach Antarctica on yacht; Slovakia heading for European Space Agency Add a comment

Court: Ministry’s Šumava plan must stop

Environment Ministry’s ecosystem plan for Šumava National Park infringes on residents Add a comment

Government approves anti-corruption measures

New provisions should depoliticize civil service, protect whistleblowers Add a comment

Czechs to fight alcohol, gambling as illegal drugs

Government approves changes in national strategy to addictive substances Add a comment

Monday news briefing — Dec 15, 2014

Poland considers dispute over food controls as closed; Czech army takes over guarding of Vrbětice ammo dump; Some 200 people mark Czech priest tortured by communists Add a comment

Police head wants more ammunition experts

Tomáš Tuhý seeks government help in getting bomb disposal experts and inspectors Add a comment

PM wants regional governors involved in ammo dumps

A series of explosions has drawn the spotlight who should be responsible for tons of ammunition Add a comment

ČSSD scraps branch over coalition with extremists

Duchcov chapter of Social Democrats made coalition with Workers' Party of Social Justice Add a comment

Czech police crack down on fictitious exporters

Three men accused of running a VAT scam; face 10 years in jail Add a comment

Avenger group claims responsibility for poison letters

E-mail sent to media says Babiš is a target, 'phase three' of plan is about to be launched Add a comment

Friday news briefing — Dec. 12, 2014

Czech Police intervene in Škoda JS plant at Swiss request; Czech bridge flies to Central African Republic within humanitarian aid; MPs approve more public influence on building permits Add a comment

Holocaust artifacts found in Terezín attic

German organization finds parchment scroll, personal items and a name tag Add a comment

Slovak gambler accused of attempting to rob bank with bomb

Man videotaped going into casino after robbery attempt; used his real name Add a comment

Luxembourg court punts on crime video case

Homeowner may have violated vandals’ right to privacy by catching them red-handed on video Add a comment

Full text: Ruling by the ECHR on home births

Prohibition on midwives assisting home births in Czech Republic does not violate mothers’ rights Add a comment

Health Ministry supports Strasbourg home birth ruling

European Human Rights Court says state doesn’t have to pay for midwifery Add a comment

Thursday news briefing — Dec. 11, 2014

President signs bill on change in this year's budget; Czech project tries to motivate young Romanies to keep studying; Czech embassy in Slovakia receives suspicious post Add a comment