Friday, 22 June 2018

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STAN: Senate should end talk about referendum on leaving EU

Radio Prague |
11 June 2018

The Party of Mayors and Independents, which is represented in the Senate, has said it will push the upper chamber to pass a resolution rejecting the idea of a law which would enable Czechs to vote on whether to leave the EU and NATO.

Czechs growing more accepting of refugees

Radio Prague |
11 June 2018

The number of Czechs who are unconditionally against the Czech Republic taking in refugees has dropped by 11 percent, to 58 percent, according to a poll conducted by the CVVM agency.

PM Babiš summoned for questioning by police

Radio Prague |
11 June 2018

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš, who is charged with EU subsidy fraud, was summoned by the police on Thursday for questioning in connection with the case, the daily Právo reported on Saturday. His wife Monika and daughter Adriana were also questioned.

Thousands join Avon walk to end cancer

Radio Prague |
11 June 2018

Thousands of people joined the annual Avon walk to end breast cancer through the centre of Prague on Saturday. The charity fundraising walk aims to raise awareness of the need for prevention and provide more information to patients and family members.

Heavy storms batter Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
11 June 2018

Storms and torrential rain hit several regions of the Czech Republic on Saturday evening, flooding cellars and roads. In Prague fire-fighters were called to over 50 emergencies, including one at the St. Agnes Cloister in the Old Town, where they pumped water from the cellars. A young woman who had been geocaching is believed to have drowned in the Vltava because of the storm.

Home-grown medicinal marihuana to be available in pharmacies soon

Radio Prague |
11 June 2018

The State Institute for Drug Control says that medicinal marihuana grown on the domestic market should be available in pharmacies by the end of June. Its price should be 149 crowns per gram without VAT.

Krejčíková and Siniaková win doubles final at French Open

Radio Prague |
11 June 2018

Barbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková won the women's doubles final match of the French Open tennis tournament on Sunday, defeating Japan's Eri Hoizumi and Makoto Ninomiya in two sets 6-3, 6-3.

Hundreds attend Lidice commemorative event

Radio Prague |
11 June 2018

Government officials, war veterans, cultural figures and foreign representatives attended a ceremony commemorating the 76th anniversary of the razing of Lidice by the Nazis on Sunday.

Klaus: Russia not a threat to Czech Republic, unlike EU

Radio Prague |
11 June 2018

Russia does not present a threat to the Czech Republic, unlike the EU with its numerous directives, former president Václav Klaus said on Sunday in an interview for commercial TV Prima. Commenting on international and domestic affairs, Mr. Klaus said he agreed with President Donald Trump that Russia should be allowed to re-join the G7.

J. R. Pick and a brilliant novel of the Holocaust

Radio Prague |
11 June 2018

The second part of an interview with Zuzana Justman, who with her older brother and mother survived the wartime Terezín ghetto.

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