Europe

Czech government to resign six months ahead of poll

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka says his government will step down over the business dealings of his finance minister.

Sobotka: Czech cabinet 'to quit' amid Andrej Babis row

Human Rights

Czech court rejects suit over school veil ban

A Prague court rules in favour of a nursing school that banned a Somali refugee student from wearing a headscarf.

Czech court rejects suit over school veil ban

Europe

Czech Republic: A dangerous gambling addiction

Little-regulated gambling industry afflicts significant part of Czech population, with few treatment and care options.

Czech Republic: A dangerous gambling addiction

Human Rights

Roma mothers in Czech Republic fight for better schools

Roma women launch campaign to end segregation in Czech schools and fight for equal opportunities for their children.

Roma mothers in Czech Republic fight for better schools

Czech Republic

Czech president slammed after joking about killing PM

Politicians unite in condemnation after Milos Zeman suggests using a 'Kalashnikov' to get rid of Bohuslav Sobotka.

Czech president slammed after joking about killing PM

Sport

Kvitova overcomes Safarova for New Haven title

Defending champion edged out compatriot in three sets in warm-up tournament for US Open.

Kvitova overcomes Safarova for New Haven title

Sport

Czech mates Kvitova, Safarova in New Haven final

Two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova beats Wozniacki while Safarova sees off Tsurenko.

Czech mates Kvitova, Safarova in New Haven final

Sport

Lorenzo wins Czech MotoGP to go joint top

Spaniard edges out defending champion Marquez and now sits top of the standings with Yamaha teammate Rossi.

Lorenzo wins Czech MotoGP to go joint top

Opinion

Why Roma kids don't fit in at Czech schools

Racism against Roma people is rampant in Czech educational institutions.

Salil Shetty

by Salil Shetty

Salil Shetty

Politics

Czech president bans US envoy from palace over Ukraine

Country's PM and legislators side with envoy after he criticises president for attending Russian military parade.

Czech president bans US envoy from palace over Ukraine

Politics

Pig farm takes centre stage in battle for Roma history

Activists in the Czech Republic demand that a pig farm built over a former WWII era concentration camp be shut down.

Pig farm takes centre stage in battle for Roma history

Europe

Eight killed in restaurant shooting in Czech Republic

Local man opens fire in a restaurant near southeastern town of Uhersky Brod, before shooting himself dead.

Eight killed in restaurant shooting in Czech Republic

Sport

Nadal, Federer made to work hard

Spaniard edges out American qualifier in five sets while Federer needed four sets to progress in the Australian Open.

Nadal, Federer made to work hard

Politics

UK politicians put migrants in the crosshairs

Immigrants could face possible deportation amid new efforts by conservatives to cap the influx of foreigners.

UK politicians put migrants in the crosshairs

Empire

Guests: A German Europe? The Union Disunited

Empire asks its guests what they think about the economic reality and the future of the European project.

Guests: A German Europe? The Union Disunited