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'Czech Klopp' Trpisovsky making big impression with Slavia

09 Dec 2019

PRAGUE Slavia coach Jindrich Trpisovsky's coaching career has propelled him from the rough-and-tumble lower echelons of Czech football to Barcelona's hallowed Camp Nou - an unlikely journey that the baseball-cap wearing coach describes as a dream.

Prague locals tire of tourists, 30 years after end of Communism

15 Nov 2019

PRAGUE The view from Pavel Kacirek's apartment overlooking Prague's majestic Old Town Square should make it the dream home, but the hordes of tourists and clogged streets mean it no longer is. | Video

UPDATE 2-Czech central bank holds rates as its forecasts signal hike

07 Nov 2019

PRAGUE, Nov 7 A divided Czech National Bank (CNB) held interest rates on Thursday, with the knock-on effect of economic weakness abroad staying its hand as new economic forecasts issued by the bank pointed to two hikes by next March.

"Richer will get more": Poorer states say EU spending proposals unfair

05 Nov 2019

PRAGUE The European Union's eastern and southern countries on Tuesday rejected efforts to cap aid they receive from the EU budget and attach conditions, fearing "the poorer will get less and the richer will get more".

"Richer will get more": Poorer states say EU spending proposals unfair

05 Nov 2019

PRAGUE, Nov 5 The European Union's eastern and southern countries on Tuesday rejected efforts to cap aid they receive from the EU budget and attach conditions, fearing "the poorer will get less and the richer will get more."

Messi leads Barca past Slavia Prague 2-1 in Champions League

24 Oct 2019

PRAGUE A quick-fire strike from Lionel Messi and a second half own goal gave Barcelona a 2-1 win over Slavia Prague in a thrilling Champions League Group F encounter on Wednesday where both sides spurned multiple chances.

Czech Finance Minister prefers savings to raising deficit in 2020 if slowdown worsens

11 Oct 2019

PRAGUE Another round of administrative savings would be better than letting the 2020 Czech central state budget deficit swell if an economic slowdown worsens and hits state income, Finance Minister Alena Schillerova said in an interview on Friday.

Czech interest rates going nowhere for next 12 months - cenbank Mora

11 Sep 2019

PRAGUE, Sept 11 Czech interest rates should stay on an even keel over the next year to keep domestic inflationary pressures under control even while global central banks shift to policy easing, Czech National Bank Vice-Governor Marek Mora said in an interview.

Huawei feels no big impact from Czech, Polish security fears

09 Sep 2019

PRAGUE Security concerns in Poland and the Czech Republic over telecoms equipment made by Huawei Technologies have not had a significant business impact despite creating uncertainty, a deputy head of central Europe and the Nordics said.

Habsburg stud farm rides to UNESCO world heritage status

18 Jul 2019

KLADRUBY, Czech Republic The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a symbol of Habsburg power.

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