Czech Republic

Czech leader in the clear after fraud case withdrawn

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

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?

Czech Republic

Embattled Czech government survives no-confidence vote

Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets in the last week to protest Prime Minister Andrej Babis's leadership.

Embattled Czech government survives no-confidence vote

Czech Republic

'We've had enough': Huge crowds demand Czech PM quits

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

Czech Republic

Protests grow against authoritarian slide in Czech Republic

Rally marks a fourth week of demonstrations since the controversial appointment of Marie Benesova as justice minister.

Protests grow against authoritarian slide in Czech Republic

The Far Right

European far-right leaders rally in Prague, face counterprotests

Far-right figureheads including Le Pen and Wilders attempt to boost support before European Parliament elections.

European far-right leaders rally in Prague, face counterprotests

Weather

Chaos in Czech Republic amid heavy snowfall and blackouts

Wintry weather causes major disruption in Czech Republic, leaving about 30,000 homes without power.

Chaos in Czech Republic amid heavy snowfall and blackouts

Czech Republic

Czech coal mine blast toll rises to 13

Among miners killed in a methane blast near the town of Karvina are 11 Polish nationals and two Czechs.

Czech coal mine blast toll rises to 13

Europe

Czech PM survives no-confidence vote amid corruption allegations

Only 92 opposition legislators vote, well short of the 101 needed to remove Andrej Babis over a fraud scandal.

Czech PM survives no-confidence vote amid corruption allegations

Czech Republic

Czech PM faces calls to step down after fraud scandal allegations

Andrej Babis denies authorising kidnapping of his son Junior to prevent him from being questioned in a fraud probe.

Czech PM faces calls to step down after fraud scandal allegations

Europe

Europe drought reveals 'Hunger Stones' in Czech river

Rivers are drying up during the hottest-recorded summer in Europe, revealing archaeological treasures in the Czech Republic.

Czech Republic

Czechs mark 50 years since bloody Soviet invasion

Scores of Czechoslovakians were killed in Prague after Soviet Union cracked down on anti-communist protesters in 1968.

Czechs mark 50 years since bloody Soviet invasion

Czech Republic

Czech minority government led by populist Babis sworn in

Billionaire and staunchly anti-migrant Prime Minister Andrej Babis forms minority government after eight-month deadlock.

Czech minority government led by populist Babis sworn in

Czech Republic

Thousands rally for media freedom in Czech Republic

Protesters hit the streets of Prague denouncing President Milos Zeman's attack on an independent public broadcaster.

Thousands rally against Czech president's attack on media