Thursday, 23 February 2017
Politics | ČTK

The preservation of Czech citizens' rights, economic ties and alliance in the military sphere are the Czech Republic's priorities for negotiations about Britain's departure from the EU, representatives of the parties in parliament agreed yesterday. They discussed the matter at a meeting Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats) convoked.

Business | ČTK

The sales of e-cigarettes will be regulated in the Czech Republic for this first time as from March, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.



Politics | ČTK

The Czech ANO movement of Finance Minister and Deputy PM Andrej Babiš, which is the country's most popular party, will hold its national election congress in Prague this weekend, at which Babiš's smooth re-election as chairman is expected.

National | Prague TV

The government approved 15 new cultural landmarks in the Czech Republic. Lucerna Palace on Wenceslas Square is among them, as is Invalidovna, the Ďáblice Cemetery and Brandýs nad Labem chateau. Culture Minister Daniel Herman (KDU-ČSL) made the announcement over Twitter.

National | ČTK

Activists symbolically threw a sickle and hammer into a dustbin outside the seat of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSČM) yesterday to invite people to a Friday rally at which they will point out that the country is still battling the consequences of the Communist past.

National | Reuters

The Czech Republic has an unusual problem this winter with its wild boar meat, a local delicacy. The boars are radioactive.

Opinion | ČTK

Czechs and Germans should react to the present world, framed with Vladimir Putin's resolute moves and Donald Trump's tweets, by launching a debate on Germany's role as a guarantor of Czech security, Martin Ehl writes in daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) yesterday.

Life | Prague TV

Prague is looking at expanding the validity of the annual public transportation coupon to the Prague East and Prague West districts of Central Bohemia. This would include the Lítačka and OpenCard passes.

Life | Prague TV

The historical carousel in Prague's Letná park will be open to the public next year. The carousel on Feb. 22 was turned over to contractors for a second phase of repairs.

Life | Prague TV

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Life | ČTK

The GOAP gallery in Prague opened an exhibition entitled Warhol/Warhola on the family background, life and work of U.S. pop-artist Andy Warhol (1928-1987), whose parents came from Slovakia, on the day of his 30th death anniversary yesterday.