Saturday, 27 May 2017
Politics | ČTK

Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek or Senate chairman Milan Štech (both Social Democrats, ČSSD) might be the ČSSD candidate for Czech president, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, who is the party's leader, told news server yesterday. "This is one of the things caused by the conflict with Andrej Babiš and Miloš Zeman," Sobotka said.

Life | Prague TV

Repairs have started on the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square, much to the disappointment of tourists. The calendar wheel on the bottom of the clock has been removed and is being replaced with a temporary photographic copy.



Politics | ČTK

ANO movement leader Andrej Babiš, who was dismissed as finance minister on Wednesday, will make use of the free time he will now enjoy to meet people across the country and persuade them to vote for ANO in the October general election, daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) reported yesterday.

National | Prague TV

The State Institute for Drug Control (SÚKL) is once again looking for a domestic supplier for medical cannabis. People seriously interested in the CZK 6.36 million contract without VAT have until July 10 to register for the tender, SÚKL director Zdeněk Blahuta told the press.

News | ČTK

Czech security corps do not have any information about Manchester attacker Salman Abadi having flown via Prague before the attack and they are checking the possibility, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec tweeted yesterday.

Opinion | ČTK

The Europeans are mainly missing readiness and the will to maintain unity face to face with a threat, whether it is represented by the sly and experienced Russia, or the treacherous Islamic State organisation, Martin Ehl writes in the Czech daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) yesterday.

Life | Prague TV

Prague according to legend was founded by Libuše, a pagan princess who could see the future. It should be no surprise that the city is filled with tales of ghosts and apparitions. There are over 100 ghosts, demons, walking skeletons and supernatural creatures popping up from time to time all over the city, at least according to books on ghosts and legends.

Life | Brno Daily

How to arrange all legal papers at the beginning of your stay when no one yet speaks the language of the other?

Cinema | Prague TV

Fifth entry in the Disney series offers lots of comic action but little else

Politics | ČTK

Former Czech finance minister Andrej Babiš, leader of the ANO movement, and communism are difficult to fight with the means of parliamentary democracy, Bohumil Pecinka writes in weekly Reflex out yesterday.