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 2021-09-22 11:06 

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Weather...

Thursday should see partly cloudy to clear skies throughout most of the Czech Republic. Average daytime highs of 20 degrees Celsius are expected....

 2021-09-22 10:19 

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Torah stolen by Nazis for post-Holocaust 'Jewish museum' back in use in Prague...

A Torah scroll that the Nazis stole from for their planned museum on Judaism in Prague will return to use there on September 27, the start of a holiday marking the end of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, JTA reports.The 130-year-old scroll will ...

 2021-09-22 10:05 

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58th Golden Prague International Television Festival starts Wednesday...

The 58th Golden Prague festival begins on Wednesday with a gala concert at its traditional venue, the New Stage of the National Theatre, and runs through September 25.Headliners include Czech violin virtuoso Vclav Hudeek, accompanied by the Czech Sinfonie...

 2021-09-22 09:41 

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Czech president released from hospital, will hold meetings...

President Milo Zeman has been released from hospital and is due to hold several meetings with government and opposition representatives at the official residence at Lny chateau on Wednesday.The Czech head of state had spent the past eight days at the Cent...

 2021-09-22 09:30 

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"It's in the right hands": Josef Koudelka donates collection to Czech state...

Works such as his Gypsies collection, unforgettable shots of the 1968 invasion and more recently stunning landscapes have helped make Josef Koudelka famous around the world.Now aged 83, French citizen Koudelka has donated many of the photographs that comp...

 2021-09-22 09:27 

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Czech PM to visit 'anti-migrant' border fence in Hungary...

Prime Minister Andrej Babi began a two-day visit to Hungary on Wednesday. He is due to tour a guard tower along the 175-km long barbed wire border fence that his counterpart Viktor Orbn had built to prevent migrants from entry.More than 400,000 people cro...

 2021-09-22 09:15 

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Students give ruling ANO party thumbs down in mock vote, support opposition groupings...

Organized by the NGO People in Need, the mock elections are designed to increase students' interest in politics and secure their participation in future elections. In that they are proving highly successful, with the number of students taking part hav...

 2021-09-22 09:06 

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Football: Czech women celebrate victory against Cyprus in World Cup qualification...

The Czech women's national football team scored a runaway victory in the second game of World Cup qualification. On Tuesday, the team beat Cyprus by a score 8-0 in Liberec.The Czech team have now taken the lead in the qualifying group, and stand four ...

 2021-09-22 09:01 

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Volleyball: Czech women qualify for World Cup...

The Czech women's volleyball team will compete in a world championship for the first time in 12 years. The Czech men's team, however, did not qualify, TK reports.According to the Fdration Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) ranking, Czech women ar...

 2021-09-22 08:54 

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Industry Minister: tender to expand Dukovany NPP possible soon after October elections...

The current government could issue a tender to build another reactor at the Dukovany nuclear power plant after the mid-October elections, Industry and Trade Minister Karel Havlek said on Tuesday.According to the state-controlled power utility EZ, which op...

 2021-09-22 07:57 

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Most Covid cases since late May recorded Tuesday...

Some 599 fresh Covid cases were recorded in the Czech Republic on Tuesday. This was 44 more than the number registered on the same day last week and the most on any one day since May 25.There are now 169 people in hospital with the virus, 26 of them in a ...

 2021-09-22 07:51 

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Czech Republic preorders Covid vaccines for children...

The Czech Republic has preordered coronavirus vaccines for 700,000 children between the ages of five and 11, the Ministry of Health confirmed to Czech Radio.As of yet vaccines for children have not yet been approved. At present Pfizer-BioNTech is preparin...

 2021-09-22 07:51 

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Czech Republic preorders Covid vaccines for children under 12...

The Czech Republic has preordered coronavirus vaccines for 700,000 children between the ages of five and 11, the Ministry of Health confirmed to Czech Radio.As of yet vaccines for children under 12 have not yet been approved. At present Pfizer-BioNTech is...

 2021-09-21 12:03 

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Prosecutor given month to decide on Babi charge over fraud case...

State attorney Jaroslav aroch has one month to decide on whether to indict Prime Minister Andrej Babi in connection with a case of alleged subsidy fraud. Mr. aroch has received an order to that effect from his superior, Czech media outlets reported on Tue...

 2021-09-21 11:40 

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iRozhlas: EU rejected Czech request to postpone conflict-of-interest progress review...

The EU executive arm warned in August that the Czech Republic could stop receiving European subsidies if the conflict-of-interest issue was not resolved. Brussels has specifically threatened to withhold payments involving companies held by trust funds not...

 2021-09-21 11:15 

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Photography great Koudelka makes large donation to Czech state...

The great Czech-born photographer Josef Koudelka has donated nearly 2,000 photographs that represent his life's work to Czech state arts institutions.Some 1,800 pictures including from Koudelka's famous series capturing the Soviet-led invasion of ...

 2021-09-21 10:45 

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Czech town proudly unveils age-old statue of peeing boy with fascinating history...

The statue of a little boy kneeling and peeing into a fountain in the west Bohemian town of Plasy, close to Plzen, is known to have graced the local railway station since the early 1950s, but it is likely to have been there for much longer, since it serve...

 2021-09-21 10:41 

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CR only has to Wednesday to respond to EC call for subsidy allocation report...

The European Commission has rejected a request from the Czech Republic to delay by 60 days an order to report on how checks on conflict of interest in the awarding of EU subsidies has been improved. The Czech side have until Wednesday to respond, the news...

 2021-09-21 08:23 

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Weather forecast...

It should be mainly overcast in the Czech Republic on Wednesday, with an average daytime high temperature of 15 degrees Celsius. Clear skies are forecast for the weekend....

 2021-09-21 08:22 

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Govt. want to debate salary freeze for legislators just before elections...

The Czech government want to debate a freeze on legislators' salaries just before elections in early October. The ANO deputy prime minister, Karel Havlek, said the cabinet had rubberstamped a proposal to cap elected politicians' pay for a period o...

 2021-09-21 08:14 

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Schillerov: Social Democrats' minimum wage proposal out of question...

The minister of finance, ANO appointee Alena Schillerov, says the Czech minimum wage being increased to CZK 18,000 a month from next year is out of the question. Such a rise has been proposed by the junior party in the governing coalition the Social Democ...

 2021-09-21 06:45 

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Poland fined over refusal to stop mining activity close to Czech border...

Poland has been ordered to pay the European Commission 500,000 for each day it continues to extract lignite at the Turw mine near the border with the Czech Republic, the Court of Justice of the European Union said on Monday. The Czech Republic is suing Po...

 2021-09-21 06:43 

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Criminal investigators propose filing new charges in Stork's Nest case...

Criminal investigators, who have been gathering fresh evidence pertaining to the Stork's Nest fraud case connected to Prime Minister Andrej Babi, have turned over the file to the State Attorney's Office and proposed filing new charges, Denik N rep...

 2021-09-20 11:29 

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Survey: Over two-thirds of Czechs shop online every month...

Internet payments are most popular among people under the age of 34, while cash on delivery is preferred by people over the age of 50 and people from lower income groups.Almost 60 percent of online purchases within the Czech market are paid for online, mo...

 2021-09-20 11:15 

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Weather forecast...

Tuesday should be partly cloudy to overcast with morning fog in places and day temperatures between 13 and 17 degrees Celsius....

 2021-09-20 11:13 

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"Operation Kulak": Memorial to Czech victims of collectivisation erected below Mount p...

During the enforced nationalisation of property early into the Stalinist era, one class of people in Czechoslovakia came in for particular persecution: wealthier, propertied farmers known as "kulaks". Communist authorities evicted an estimated 4,0...

 2021-09-20 11:07 

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Third vaccination rollout begins in Czech Republic...

On Monday almost 8,000 people around the Czech Republic were due to get mobile text messages informing them that they are now eligible for a third round of vaccination against Covid-19.The SMS alerts are for those who completed their initial inoculation a...

 2021-09-20 10:46 

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Uninsured Czech climbers in Pakistan not to get help from state...

The Czech Foreign Ministry has said it will not pay for the rescue operation of two Czech mountain climbers in Pakistan, although the country's embassy is in contact with them. The Pakistani authorities are refusing to let the two Czechs go until they...

 2021-09-20 10:45 

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Disputes over wage growth in public sector continue...

Negotiations continue to try to reach agreement on a proposed pay rise for public sector workers in 2022. The Social Democrats, a junior party in the ruling coalition have proposed a 6 percent increase in wages for the public sector next year, which would...

 2021-09-20 10:41 

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GPs and vaccination centres start administering booster shots against Covid-19...

GPs and vaccination centers have started administering booster shots against Covid-19. The vaccine will be available to all, but no sooner than eight months after the completion of the initial inoculation. Thousands of people are now eligible to get it. P...

 2021-09-20 10:40 

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MPs slam Environmental Inspectorate for botching investigation of Beva River poisoning...

The parliamentary commission set up to monitor the investigation of the Beva River poisoning in September of last year has released a report on its findings, which is highly critical of the work of the Czech Environmental Inspectorate. The report says sam...

 2021-09-20 08:58 

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2021 Nato Days takes place...
 2021-09-20 07:29 

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Sunday new Covid cases up on previous week...

Some 182 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in the Czech Republic on Sunday, which was 46 more than on the same day a week earlier. The reproduction number of the coronavirus remains above the 1.0 cutoff and has climbed to 1.14.At present 147 people are ...

 2021-09-20 07:14 

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Oath party removes candidates over failure to produce lustration certs...

New political party Oath have withdrawn two candidates from their party lists for next month's elections because they failed to present clean lustration documentation, leader Robert lachta told the Czech News Agency. Hospodsk noviny reported last week...

 2021-09-19 11:46 

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Minister Malov says Social Democrats insist on 6 percent public sector pay rise...

The Social Democrats, the junior party in the coalition government, insist on 6 percent pay increases in the public sector from next year, the party's minister of labour and social affairs, Jana Malov, said on a TV debate show on Sunday.Ms. Malov said...

 2021-09-19 07:01 

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Saturday recorded Covid cases up on previous week but hospitalisations fall...

Some 301 new cases of Covid-19 were registered in the Czech Republic on Saturday, 50 more than the same day a week earlier. The reproduction number fell slightly to 1.11.The number in Czech hospitals with the virus fell to 146. Of that number 29 patients ...

 2021-09-19 06:21 

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Weather forecast...

It should be largely overcast in the Czech Republic on Monday, with an average high temperature of 13 degrees Celsius. Very similar weather is expected on the following days....

 2021-09-19 06:21 

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Turnout 60 percent for 13 municipal elections...

Average turnout at elections held in 13 municipalities in the Czech Republic on Saturday was over 60 percent. The highest participation, more than 85 percent, was seen in the village of Slunen in the esk Lpa area, north Bohemia; the lowest, 27 percent, wa...

 2021-09-19 06:20 

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More and more young adults still living with parents in CR...

The number of young adults in the Czech Republic still living with their parents has increased. Whereas 15 percent of the under 26s were living in the family home a year ago, the figure has now risen to 23 percent, the Czech News Agency said. The share of...

 2021-09-19 06:19 

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Thousands in CR in position to get third Covid jab from next week...

Thousands of people in the Czech Republic will be in a position to receive a third round of vaccination against Covid-19 from next week as it is now at least eight months since their initial inoculation was completed. On Monday 7,800 people will receive m...

 2021-09-19 06:17 

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Czechs rescued in Pakistan may not leave without paying for rescue...

Two Czech climbers who were rescued in Pakistan will be detained there until they cover the cost of the operation to save them, the news site iRozhlas.cz reported. The minister of tourism in Gilgit-Balistan in the Kashmir region informed a local newspaper...

 2021-09-18 22:05 

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15 years ago, Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni became an honorary Prague citizen...

He came to Prague by chance his father and predecessor, King Norodom Sihanouk, had petitioned European governments to give his son an education, and only Czechoslovakia answered.He arrived in Prague when he was just nine years old. Apart from attending an...

 2021-09-18 22:05 

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Antonn Dvok among friends and family...

Antonn Dvok's breakthrough came in 1878, when his Moravian Duets were published by the Berlin-based music publisher Fritz Simrock following a recommendation from Johannes Brahms. Their success was followed by the first of Dvok's famous Slavic Danc...

 2021-09-18 12:54 

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CT: Over 73,000 Czechs apply for settled status in UK...

Over 73,000 Czechs have applied for settled status in the United Kingdom, a government spokesperson told Czech Television. Around 8,000 applications are still being processed. To date over 1,000 have been turned down.The head of the Czech Community (esk o...

 2021-09-18 07:27 

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Covid numbers Friday virtually same as week previously...

Some 442 new cases of Covid-19 were detected on Friday, virtually the same number as on the same day last week. Over 500 cases had been recorded on the previous three days. At present there are 171 patients with the coronavirus in Czech hospitals, with 31...

 2021-09-18 06:26 

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Volunteers picking up rubbish around Czech Republic within international drive...

Volunteers are collecting litter around the Czech Republic on Saturday as part of the international event World CleanUp Day. Teams are picking up rubbish in hundreds of places and will also do so in the coming days, organisers said.Such clean-up events ar...

 2021-09-18 06:16 

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PM to discuss public sector pay demands with union leaders Monday...

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babi is due to hold talks with union leaders on Monday over their demands for public sector pay rises. Those negotiations will be followed by a meeting of the tripartite, which brings together representatives of government, emp...

 2021-09-18 06:07 

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NATO and Czech Air Force military show taking place in Moravia-Silesia...

A major two-day military show is taking place at the Monov airfield in the Moravia-Silesia Region this weekend. The annual NATO Days in Ostrava and Czech Air Force Days event is the biggest of its kind in the Central European Region.Over 200,000 people at...

 2021-09-18 06:01 

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Czech women footballers defy expectations to draw with Dutch away...

The Czech women's football team achieved an upset on Friday night with a 1:1 draw against the Netherlands in Groningen in their opening game in qualification for the 2023 World Cup. Karel Rada's charges led the game from just after half-time when ...

 2021-09-18 05:48 

Radio Prague

Weather forecast...

It should be mainly overcast in the Czech Republic on Sunday, with an average high temperature of 14 degrees Celsius. Similar weather is expected on the following days....

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