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 2022-09-07 13:15 

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Anti-drug coordinator: Czechia could soon legalise sale and growing of marihuana...

Czechia's National Anti-Drug Coordinator Jindich Voboil is preparing a law on the sale and purchasing of marihuana. The legislation should be prepared by the end of this year, he told the Czech News Agency, adding that he hopes it will be passed by Ja...

 2022-09-07 12:55 

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Finance minister: Czechia has enough energy to last until end of next April...

Czechia's winter gas supplies have been secured and the country has enough energy to last it until April 30, 2023, Finance Minister Zbynk Stanjura told members of the Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday.He said that the government is currently looking in...

 2022-09-07 12:04 

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Skela: Czechia will try to exclude price cap on Russian gas from EU energy ministers' talks...

Czechia will try to exclude the question of a possible cap on gas prices from Russia out of the programme of Friday's EU energy ministers meeting in Prague, the country's industry and trade minister, Jozef Skela, told the Senate's Committee on...

 2022-09-07 11:42 

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Lennon Wall gets fresh look in EU presidency event...

Over two dozen artists from all around the European Union created new images all over Prague landmark the John Lennon Wall on Wednesday.Among the artists, who ranged in age from 19 to 61, was this young man."The Freedom Wall project is a collaborative...

 2022-09-07 10:47 

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Czechia could send up to 1,200 soldiers to NATO's eastern border from next year...

The Chamber of Deputies approved Czechia's foreign military missions plan until the year 2024 on Wednesday. The approval means that the Czech Army will be able to deploy up to 1,200 soldiers on the eastern border of NATO in the next two years. In tota...

 2022-09-07 10:21 

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PPF and Home Credit leave Russian market...

Investment group PPF and her company Home Credit have finished the sale of their remaining 49.5 percent share in the Russian company Home Credit & Finance Bank (HCFB), including the shares in some of HCFB's daughter companies.The sale means that PPF a...

 2022-09-07 09:58 

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Weather...

Thursday will see temperatures range around 23 degrees Celsius with rainfall expected across the country and storms and torrential rains are likely to occur in the south-east....

 2022-09-07 09:55 

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Fiala: Czechia and Poland have renewed cooperation on Stork II pipeline...

Czechia and Poland have renewed cooperation on preparing the Stork II gas pipeline, which would connect both countries, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala said on Tuesday.The new gas pipeline, which runs through the Polish village Stare Kole to Libho in Czec...

 2022-09-07 09:42 

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Vlek at EU health ministers meeting: We want cooperation on cancer treatment...

The quality and availability of cancer treatment should be the same across all member states, Health Minister Vlastimil Vlek said at the launch of an informal meeting of EU health ministers in Prague. This aim should be achieved by connecting treatment ce...

 2022-09-07 09:23 

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Ministry of education plans to attract more Ukrainian teachers and assistants to Czech schools...

According to the Czech Ministry of Education, there are roughly 60,000 Ukrainian refugees who took their seats in primary and secondary schools around the country at the start of this school year. Many of the children don't speak any Czech and the hel...

 2022-09-07 09:11 

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Court to hand out tickets for Stork's Nest trial...

The Prague Municipal Court will be issuing tickets to those interested among the public who want to see the main part of the Stork's Nest trial, in which the former prime minister, Andrej Babi, stands as one of the defendants, the Czech News Agency re...

 2022-09-07 07:23 

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Press: Together group drop idea of fielding presidential candidate...

The three-party Together group that makes up the majority of the Czech coalition government will not in the end field a candidate for president in next January's elections, Prvo reported on Wednesday. The Civic Democrats, Christian Democrats and TOP 0...

 2022-09-07 05:05 

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Plze play first Champions League group game at Barcelona...

Viktoria Plze play their first group stage game in the Champions League on Wednesday night, when they take on one of the biggest names in world soccer, Barcelona, at the latter's Camp Nou stadium.The Czech league champions, who lost 2:0 on their last ...

 2022-09-06 14:35 

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Fiala: National energy plan will supplement or replace EU solution...

Prime Minister Petr Fiala says a national strategy to combat high energy prices is being prepared which will either supplement or replace any European solution. He said on Tuesday that it would depend what agreement was reached at European level.Europe...

 2022-09-06 12:09 

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Analysts: Slow in industrial output growth sign of looming recession...

Year-on-year growth in industrial output in Czechia slowed to 0.8 percent in July from 2.7 percent in June, according to official data. Analysts believe this is evidence of an impending economic recession, the Czech News Agency reported.The foreign trade ...

 2022-09-06 11:53 

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EU energy ministers to consider two Czech proposals at Prague meeting...

An extraordinary meeting of European Union energy ministers that Czechia has convened in Prague on Friday will consider two proposed methods of tackling soaring energy prices, the Czech minister of industry and trade, Josef Skela, said on Tuesday.One prop...

 2022-09-06 11:50 

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Sunflowers of Hope project seeks to create "library of emotional messages" for Ukraine...

"We looked at the bigger picture. With the invasion of Ukraine, one of the big focuses is to eradicate Ukrainian culture from the map. For example, by destroying landmarks, churches or any other symbols of the country, because their intention is to ta...

 2022-09-06 09:56 

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Petr Jkl: Jan ika movie is "Braveheart about a Czech hero"...

"When I was young I of course knew about Jan ika from school, but he was not such an interesting figure to me at that time. I was more into Vikings, or Braveheart."When I grew up, some people like Marek Dobe or Michal Petru came to me and told me ...

 2022-09-06 09:55 

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Ex-NATO official Pavel launches campaign for presidency...

Petr Pavel has officially announced that he will stand in elections to the Czech presidency in January next year. Mr. Pavel is a former Czech Army general and was chairman of the NATO Military Committee for three years.On Tuesday he presented his campaign...

 2022-09-06 09:50 

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Archaeologists in Prague uncover ancient Neolithic structure...

Roundels are large circular structures from the Neolithic period, that were constructed between 46004900 BC. That makes them the oldest monumental buildings in Europe, far older than the Egyptian pyramids or England's Stonehenge.One such roundel is cu...

 2022-09-06 07:58 

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Prague's Clam-Gallas Palace reopens after major renovation...

Prague's Baroque Clam-Gallas Palace has been reopened after a renovation job lasting almost four years. The City of Prague Museum previously said that the 18th century building, on the square Marinsk nmst, will be used in future to house an exhibition...

 2022-09-06 06:30 

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Plkov reaches quarter-finals at US Open but Kvitov exits...

Karolna Plkov has reached the women's singles quarter-finals at tennis's US Open in New York. The Czech beat Victoria Arazenka of Belarus 7-5 6-7 6-2 and will now face another Belarusian, Aryna Sabalenka, for a place in the last four at Flushing M...

 2022-09-06 05:08 

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Weather forecast...

It should be mainly overcast in Czechia on Wednesday, with an average high temperature of 24 degrees Celsius. Thursday is expected to see rain, with sunshine due on the following days....

 2022-09-06 05:05 

Radio Prague

Prague EU health ministers meeting starts Tuesday evening...

A two-day informal meeting of European Union health ministers begins in Prague on Tuesday evening. The health chiefs are due to hold talks with the producers of vaccines against Covid-19 with a view to revising existing contracts to supply the drugs.They ...

 2022-09-05 16:38 

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Fiala reiterates assertion Prague protest organised by pro-Russian elements...

The Czech prime minister, Petr Fiala, has reiterated his assertion that an anti-government demonstration in Prague on Saturday was convened by supporters of Russia.He said on Twitter on Monday that those behind the 70,000-strong protest were members of a ...

 2022-09-05 14:46 

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Czech leaders welcome election of Truss as new UK PM...

The Czech prime minister, Petr Fiala, has congratulated Liz Truss on her new role as UK PM and leader of the Conservative Party. Mr. Fiala, who heads the right-wing Civic Democrats, said on Monday that he believed the UK would remain a valued ally of Czec...

 2022-09-05 12:01 

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Union leaders call demonstration in Prague for October 8...

Union leaders have called a demonstration for Prague's Wenceslas Square on Saturday October 8. At a meeting in the capital on Monday the Czech Confederation of Trade Unions called on the government to implement measures to combat price rises and falli...

 2022-09-05 11:53 

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Ex-minister gets apology and compensation for wrongful prosecution...

The Czech Ministry of Justice has apologised to former defence minister Vlasta Parkanov for unlawful prosecution in a case surrounding the purchase of military planes. She also received compensation of CZK 1.6 million.Ms. Parkanov had been facing prosecut...

 2022-09-05 11:35 

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Union leaders meet in Prague to demand action on poverty...

Thousands of union officials from around Czechia came to Prague on Monday for a Czech Confederation of Trade Unions meeting intended to highlight poverty. The umbrella body, which has a total of over a quarter of a million members, is demanding that the g...

 2022-09-05 11:23 

Radio Prague

"People are afraid of the future": Expert on anti-govt. protest in Prague...

"Well, the simplest answer is that many people are afraid of the future."It is true that the government could be more efficient and transparent when it comes to the energy crisis, but we must realise that they only have limited options."The bi...

 2022-09-05 11:20 

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Memorial to Czech RAF pilot Josef Frantiek unveiled in Britain...

Frantiek was one of 88 pilots from Czechoslovakia who fought alongside more than 2,300 UK pilots and several hundred foreign fighters in the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain.The Czech, who fought for the 303 Polish Squadron during the Battle o...

 2022-09-05 11:00 

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Czech women's ice hockey team claim their first major success...

Lifting the #WomensWorlds bronze trophy@narodnitymzen pic.twitter.com/exX7suziFWIt was a historic moment for the Czech women's ice hockey team as they watched the Czech flag being raised at the stadium in Denmark's Fridrikshavn on Sunday, followin...

 2022-09-05 10:59 

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Real wages in Czechia fall 9.8 percent in second quarter...

Taking into account inflation, real wages in Czechia dropped by 9.8 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of this year, according to official data released on Monday. It is the third quarter in a row that they have fallen.Economists had expected a de...

 2022-09-05 10:44 

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Czech women third at hockey worlds in historic success...

Czechia have come third in the Women's Ice Hockey World Championships in Denmark, winning a medal at a major tournament for the first time ever. The Czechs beat Switzerland 4:2 in the competition's third-place decider on Sunday evening, with two o...

 2022-09-05 10:44 

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Weather forecast...

It should be mainly overcast in Czechia on Tuesday, with an average high temperature of 23 degrees Celsius. Further cloudy weather is expected for most of the week....

 2022-09-05 10:42 

Radio Prague

Big budget Jan ika gets Prague world premiere...

The world premiere of a new Czech-made, English-language film about the historic figure Jan ika takes place in Prague on Monday evening. Several of the international stars of the movie Medieval are set to intend the gala screening.The film features such n...

 2022-09-05 10:00 

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Tatras out in force for Beskids rally...
 2022-09-05 07:37 

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Average wage up to CZK 40,086 but down in real terms...

The average gross monthly salary in Czechia rose by 4.4 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2022 to CZK 40,086, according to the data released by the Czech Statistics Agency on Monday.In real terms, taking into account inflation, the real wage d...

 2022-09-05 07:21 

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Tennis: Krejkov and Siniakov advance to US open quarterfinals...

In tennis, Czech duo Barbora Krejkov and Kateina Siniakov advanced to the women's doubles quarterfinals of the US Open after defeating Japan's Shuko Aoyama and her Taiwanese partner Chan Hao-ching 6-2, 6-1 in just 62 minutes. The Czech third-seede...

 2022-09-04 16:10 

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Weather forecast...

Monday will be mostly sunny with day temepratures ranging between 21 and 25 degrees Celsius....

 2022-09-04 16:08 

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Czech women's ice hockey team takes World Championships bronze...

Czechia rallied to defeat Switzerland 4-2 in the bronze-medal match at the women's Ice Hockey World Championship in Frederikshavn, Denmark on Sunday.The Czechs decided the game in the first two period, with two of the goals scored by Natlie Mlnkov. It...

 2022-09-04 14:41 

Radio Prague

Some 500 Ukrainians attend "March of Gratitude" through central Prague...

Some 500 Ukrainians took part in the "March of Gratitude" through the streets of Prague on Sunday to thank the Czech people for the help they have provided to refugees fleeing Russia's invasion and to the Czech government for its support of Uk...

 2022-09-04 11:50 

Radio Prague

Czech mountaineer dies in Italian Alps...

A Czech mountaineer died while ascending the Ortles Mountain in South Tyrol, Italy on Sunday. The woman slipped at an altitude of 3,300 metres and fell to her death from a height of 100 metres, the Italian RaiNews channel has reported. All other members o...

 2022-09-04 11:39 

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Industry and Trade Ministry approves loan for energy companies EPH and Sev.en Energy...

Minister of Industry and Trade Jozef Skela has approved a loan for Daniel Ketinsk's energy company EPH, and Sev.en Energy group, owned by Pavel Tyka, with the aim is to increase their liquidity to cover the deposits needed for stock exchange trading.T...

 2022-09-04 08:13 

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Number of Covid cases down after six days of slight increase...

The number of newly confirmed Covid-19 cases in Czechia dropped week-on-week on Saturday after increasing for six days, according to the Ministry of Health data. Laboratories recorded 378 new cases on the first day of the weekend, which was 62 fewer than ...

 2022-09-04 07:50 

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Tennis: Kvitov and Plkov through to US Open fourth round...

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitov has advanced to the fourth round of the US Open for the seventh time in her career after saving two match points to beat Spain's Garbie Muguruza 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 on Saturday. The 32-year old Czech seed No. 21 will next fa...

 2022-09-04 01:28 

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In memoriam: Hana Zagorov, one of Czechia's most popular singers...

Hana Zagorov was born on September 6, 1946, in a small village of Petkovice on the outskirts of Ostrava. She first came into the spotlight at the age of 17, when she participated in a local singing competition called Searching for New Talents.Five years l...

 2022-09-03 22:01 

Radio Prague

10 years since the methanol scandal which took the lives of fifty people...

The first victim was claimed on September 3, 2012 a 62-year-old man and his 59-year-old partner. Over the course of several days, 38 people died in the Czech Republic as a result of drinking alcohol mixed with poisonous methanol, and several dozen others ...

 2022-09-03 15:20 

Radio Prague

Weather forecast...

Sunday will be partly cloudy with occasional rain shower and day temperatures between 21 nd 25 degrees Celsiu...

 2022-09-03 15:16 

Radio Prague

Twelve people injured after carousel collapses at funfair in Havov...

Twelve people, mostly children, have been injured after a chair swing carousel collapsed at a funfair in Havov, North Moravia on Saturday.The structure with seats rode up the central column to a height of about 15 metres. Just as it was about to descend, ...

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