Friday, 29 May 2015
Politics | ČTK

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka will propose the dismissal of Education Minister Marcel Chládek (both Social Democrats) in the days to come, Sobotka said in a press release yesterday, arguing with information on bullying of subordinates at the ministry. Sobotka said he did not want to underestimate the information, published by daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) yesterday.

Life | Radio Prague

A veteran aircraft touched down this morning on Czech soil for the first time in more than 75 years.



Politics | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman insists on his refusal to appoint three university professors even after meeting Education Minister Chládek (Social Democrats, ČSSD) and rectors of the universities in question yesterday.

National | ČTK

Schools should not insist on any general limitation of the use of religious symbols by their students such as headgear in the school rules, the Education Ministry stated in a manual for school principals released yesterday.

Prague | Radio Prague

Tap water in Prague 6, which was contaminated by coliform bacteria, is drinkable again. Prague chief hygiene officer Zdeňka Jágrová made the announcement at a meeting at Prague City Council on Thursday.

National | ČTK

Around a third of Czech families with children have serious problems making ends meet, according to data released by the Czech Statistical office on Thursday.

Life | ČTK

The oldest Czech man, Stanislav Spáčil, died at the age of 107 yesterday.

Life | Prague TV

The Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia runs till 27 September.

Opinion | ČTK

A narrower "coalition in the coalition" with the senior government Social Democrats (ČSSD) would be an opportunity for the junior ruling Christian Democrats (KUD-ČSL) along with the ČSSD to escape from the grip of the unpredictable Andrej Babiš, Bohumil Pecinka writes in weekly Reflex out yesterday.

Opinion | ČTK

The debate on the adoption of the euro has always focused on the single question of how it would benefit the country, but now and then, Prague should ponder about its euro zone entry within a broader context and a longer time horizon, Julie Hrstková writes in Hospodářské noviny (HN) yesterday.