Wednesday, 26 July 2017

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State-paid legal aid to low-income people to be extended

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24 Jul 2017

State-paid legal aid to lower-income people will be extended to include legal advice, representation in administrative proceedings and in proceedings before the Constitutional Court (US), according to a deputies' amendment the Czech Senate passed late on Thursday.

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Diplomat: Closer ties with US will boost Czech science's image

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24 Jul 2017

More intensive cooperation between Czech and U.S. scientists might boost Czech science's image all over the world, Ludek Moravec, who will take up the post of science diplomat at the Czech embassy in Washington next week, has told CTK.

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Fire in Hotel Thermal causes damage of CZK 8 million

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24 Jul 2017

The fire that broke out in the underground premises of the Hotel Thermal in the Karlovy Vary spa town last night caused damage estimated at eight million crowns and its cause is still investigated, the fire brigade spokesman Martin Kasal said on Friday.

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Opera based on Schutz's works has world premiere in Znojmo

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24 Jul 2017

The Story of Christ, a baroque opera based on German composer Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672) works, had its world premiere in Znojmo's St Michael church at a local music festival on Thursday, a unique event presenting the works in an authentic form involving period instruments.

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Czechs offer office complex near Prague centre for new EBA seat

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24 Jul 2017

The Czech Republic has a suitable building near the centre of Prague which could host the European Banking Authority's (EBA) headquarters after Brexit, according to a document drafted by the Government Office, which the cabinet will discuss on Monday.

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Animated films represent Czech cinematography abroad best of all

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24 Jul 2017

Animated film is the branch that represents Czech cinematography abroad the most impressively and most successfully of all, but Czech animated films are often made abroad, which is a pity, Michal Podhradsky, Czech Animated Film Association chairman, has told CTK.

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Metal theft damage falls to half in CzechRep in 2016

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24 Jul 2017

The worth of damage caused by metal thefts has dropped by 46 percent to 148 million crowns in 2016, compared with the preceding year, with the number of reported thefts reaching 3,284 and 5,595, respectively, the Environment Ministry writes in a document to be discussed by the cabinet.

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Czech offices fail to meet tasks to boost women in high positions

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24 Jul 2017

Czech ministries and other authorities fail to meet more than a half of the measures the government previously set to raise the share of women in politics and leading positions, it ensues from a report on the observance of the government's gender equality strategy in 2016.

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Monasteries offer relax, knowledge, accommodation

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24 Jul 2017

Teachers and students at Prague's Teaching Faculty promote Czech convents and monasteries as tourist destinations and places offering history knowledge as well as calm relax on a new website, Klášterní stezky.

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Srp's ÚSTR nomination is chanceless provocation by Zeman

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24 Jul 2017

The chanceless nomination of Karel Srp to the council of the Czech Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes (ÚSTR) is another in a series of provocations on the part of President Miloš Zeman, Josef Koukal wrote in daily Právo.

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