Czech Republic

Prague sends police to help Serbia, Macedonia stop migrants at border

The Czech Republic on Monday deployed 55 police officers to Serbia and Macedonia to block migrants from making their way north to the European Union.

Memorial plaque for Strossmayer unveiled in Prague

A memorial plaque for Croatian bishop, politicians and benefactor Josip Juraj Strosmayer has been unveiled in Prague, at the initiative of the Croatian-Czech Society from Zagreb.

Populist ANO movement wins in Czech regional elections

The populist ANO movement of Czech finance minister, media entreprenuer and billionaire Andrej Babis was the strongest part in 9 out of 13 regions in the country's regional elections on Saturday,...

Power company Vattenfall completes sale of German coal business

Swedish state-owned power company Vattenfall said Friday it has completed the sale of its coal operations in Germany, a week after receiving approval from the EU executive.

EU approves power company Vattenfall's sale of German coal business

The European Commission on Thursday cleared the way for plans by the Swedish state-owned electricity company Vattenfall to sell its lignite operations in Germany.

Czech President Zeman says Crimea belongs to Russia

The Black Sea peninsula of Crimea belongs to Russia, the Czech Republic's pro-Moscow President Milos Zeman reportedly said Friday.

Fire destroys Middle Ages film sets at famous Prague studio

A fire at the famous Barrandov film studios in Prague may have caused over 4 million dollars' worth of damage, local media reported Saturday.

Czech Republic rejects Merkel's push for refugee quotas

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka renewed his objection to calls from German Chancellor Angela Merkel for his country to agree to a quota system for sharing the burden of the refugee crisis...

Tourist found a month after hiking partner killed in New Zealand

A Czech tourist has been found sheltering in an alpine hut, almost a month after her hiking partner fell to his death down a steep slope in a New Zealand national park, police said Thursday.

Muslims not welcome in Czech Republic, prime minister says

Czechs do not want a larger Muslim presence in the country, according to Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka.

Gay pride rally in Prague attracts thousands

Thousands of gay rights supporters took to the streets of the Czech capital in the Prague Pride march on Saturday, which kicked off with a showing of solidarity with those who were gunned down in...

Sweden approves utility Vattenfall's sale of German coal business

Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall Saturday cleared a hurdle in its plans to sell its lignite operations in Germany, after securing government approval for the deal.

Czechs face identity crisis after Euro exit

The days of the Czech Republic team having familiar faces from the top European leagues could be about to come to an end after their sorry exit from Euro 2016 on Tuesday.

Turkey stay alive by eliminating Czechs, flares thrown on pitch

Turkey kept alive their outside hopes of reaching the last 16 at Euro 2016 and eliminated the Czech Republic thanks to a 2-0 win on Tuesday, but flares thrown on to the pitch by their fans could...

Turkey stay alive by eliminating Czechs, N.Ireland through

Turkey kept alive their outside hopes of reaching the last 16 at Euro 2016 and eliminated the Czech Republic thanks to a 2-0 win on Tuesday, but flares thrown on to the pitch by their fans could...