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February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Právo reports that the Ministry of Transport's proposed modifications to the driving law, significantly restrict novice drivers' room to make any errors. The new rules would see new drivers (for up to two years after they...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Czech Television reports that the country's oldest university, Charles University in Prague, has filed a new suit against President Milos Zeman, for continuing to refuse to honour the university's choice of new professors....
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Czech Television reports that KDU-CSL MEP Michaela Sojdrova, presented the government with a list of 14 orphans, currently housed in refugee camps in Greece, whom she would like to see re-housed in the Czech Republic. read...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Czech Television reports, based on data from the CERMAT organisation, that the number of students graduating with mathematics at the high school-leaving Maturita exams, is at its lowest in 8 years. read more
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Charles University's Ethics Commission found Professor Martin Kovář, a former vice rector of the University and well-known historian, guilty of plagiarism. Late last year, Kovář was accused of a number of instances of...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor The Czech Rectors Conference, the leading education body in the country, underlined its support for Charles University, in its legal challenge to President Zeman, over his refusal to name two of the university's academics,...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor State Prosecutor Jan Lelek asked the National Taskforce against Organised Crime (NCOZ) to investigate whether Vratislav Mynář, the President's Chief of Staff, interfered with the...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and Jaroslav Faltýnek, ANO's parliamentary leader, were re-elected to their posts of party President and First Vice President, respectively. ANO's party congress took place on Sunday and Babiš...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) will travel to Israel on Monday, along with the Prime Ministers of Hungary, Slovakia and Poland, to attend a joint Visegrad 4 summit with the Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netenyahu. read...
February 18, 2019
Prague Daily Monitor Sunday, the 17th of February 2019, was the warmest day of the year, so far. Spring-like temperatures saw records tumble across the country, in 77 of the 151 weather stations, where records are kept. The weather on Monday and...

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