Tim Gosling

Tim Gosling

Europe

Is Prague trolling Moscow by honouring slain Putin critic?

The square on which the Russian embassy stands will be renamed to honour Boris Nemtsov, killed near the Kremlin in 2015.

Is Prague trolling Moscow by honouring slain Putin critic?

Europe

Corruption cases pile pressure on Czech prime minister

Andrej Babis has had a tough year, and it's not over yet.

Corruption cases pile pressure on Czech prime minister

Czech Republic

On Velvet Revolution anniversary, Czech protesters ask PM to quit

Over 200,000 people gather in capital Prague to demand Prime Minister Andrej Babis' resignation over corruption charges.

On Velvet Revolution anniversary, Czech protesters ask PM to quit

Europe

Change of guard as Velvet Revolution turns 30?

First Czechs and Slovaks fought communism; now they are fighting populism.

Change of guard as Velvet Revolution turns 30?

Europe

Czech-China love affair hits the rocks

Relations are souring as the country's government and president pursue diverging foreign policies.

Czech-China love affair hits the rocks

Europe

Slovakia tries to shake off mafia influence

Evidence is mounting that the populist Smer party allowed mafia-linked groups to extend influence deep into Slovakia.

Slovakia tries to shake off mafia influence

Czech Republic

Fraud charges against Czech PM Andrej Babis dropped

Andrej Babis still has his work cut out for him to restore public confidence in his administration.

Fraud charges against Czech PM Andrej Babis dropped

Europe

Controversial 'Russian spy bank' set to break into Europe

The Moscow-backed bank's staff are reportedly being granted full diplomatic immunity by their Hungarian hosts.

Controversial 'Russian spy bank' set to break into Europe

Czech Republic

Czech government teeters as president schemes

The combined strength of the prime minister and president may be too much for the leftist minority coalition partner.

Czech government teeters as president schemes

Czech Republic

Why is the Czech government in crisis and will it collapse?

Corruption allegations target PM but immediate risk to government eases as coalition partner withdraws serious threat.

Why is the Czech government in crisis and will it collapse?

Europe

Hungary passes disputed reform bill to tighten grip on scientists

Bill passed by right-wing Orban government enables takeover of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Hungary passes disputed reform bill to tighten grip on scientists

Czech Republic

'We've had enough': Huge crowds in Prague demand PM Babis quits

A quarter of a million Czechs take part in rally calling on premier Andrej Babis to step down over corruption scandal.

'We've had enough': Huge crowds in Prague demand PM Babis quits