The lack of a decent road system is hampering economic development, according to the people Euronews spoke to on the latest day of its road trip ahead of the European elections. Since 2000, the Czechs have built only 300km of new highways.
Tomio Okamura had been using social media to call on supporters to rally against immigration and “diktats” coming from the European Union.
The European Parliament Thursday adopted a resolution demanding information on a possible conflict of interest involving the Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš.
Euronews looks back at the biggest stories around Europe this morning.
Thousands marched to call for the Czech Republic’s billionaire prime minister to quit amid an EU funds scandal.
Czech PM Andrej Babis has hit back after his son claimed he’d been sent abroad to block a fraud investigation.
It's 50 years since a Russia-led invasion of what was then Czechoslovakia put down an liberal uprising called the Prague Spring.
The controversial Czech PM rejects comparisons with US President Donald Trump and says fraud allegations against him are lies, fabricated by his enemies
“According to usual diplomatic practice, States have their embassies in the capitals of the receiving States," the foreign ministry said.
Voters are choosing between the Russia-friendly populist incumbent and a pro-European academic challenger
The final two candidates will run-off against each other later in January
President Milos Zeman came out on top in the first round of voting but he will face a strong challenge from academic Jiri Drahos in a head-to-head later this month
Milos Zeman led the first round of Czech Republic presidential elections, but pro-western runner-up Jiri Drahos will be a formidable opponent in the second round vote
“I’m a fighter," says Drahos—a chemist-turned-politician who may edge out incumbent Milos Zeman in the presidential elections. Drahos sat down with Euronews for an exclusive interview ahead of the elections.
Voters go to the polls today and tomorrow, facing a clear choice between incumbent Milos Zeman and his challengers
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the day’s top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
In this episode: the Czech Republic
The billionaire who ran away with victory in the Czech parliamentary election says there will be no minority government
Andrej Babis has been compared to Donald Trump and Silvio Berlusconi
Incident comes just a few days after the death of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia
The anti-establishment leader's ANO party has a 20-point lead - but not enough for a parliamentary majority.
A Czech court has ruled that a Russian citizen can be extradited to either the US where he’s wanted for hacking social networks or Russia where he’s
Billionaire media mogul Andrej Babiš has been hanging around politicians since the 1990s.
Some 10,000 people took to the streets to protest against president Miloš Zeman and finance minister Andrej Babiš.
The Czech Prime Minister has made an about turn in his battle to remove his finance minister.
Sparks flew at Prague Castle on Thursday as the Czech Republic’s political crisis took a new and almost farcical turn.
The Czech prime minister is to submit his government's resignation this week amid a disagreement over his finance minister's business dealings.