According to historian Adam Tooze, we are currently potentially facing a “polycrisis”: a number of smaller to medium-sized crises in the world that have the potential to combine and reinforce each other.
Spolu politicians have admitted previously that endorsing just one candidate could be seen as a curse, for that person could become a target for voter anger over the soaring cost of living.
Despite registering some success in the first round the previous weekend, populists and anti-establishment parties failed in the run-offs for the upper house.
As the current rotating president of the European Union, Prague has convened a meeting of the long moribund EU Israel Association to try to boost EU links with the Jewish state.
The EU’s Fitfor55 efforts to reduce CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030 are woefully inadequate and unable to contain global warming to the 1.5°C target, with reductions of up to 77% needed instead to stand any chance of averting a climate catastrophe.
Czechia and Austria introduce checks on borders with Slovakia to stop increasing numbers of migrants crossing towards Germany.
Government efforts to shield populations from the energy crisis and rampant inflation have shifted the economic impact to next year, says the EBRD as it downgrades GDP growth forecasts for 2023.
Turnout at anti-government demonstration well down on first rally.
Largest Czech energy company acquires 100% of gas-fired power plant Sloe in Zeeland.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) projects growth in its region will slow as a result of gas supply problems that are feeding an energy crisis. The bank says growth will slow to 2.3% in 2022 in its region and 3% in 2023.
The current increase in wholesale energy prices in Europe has prompted governments to try to shield consumers from the direct impact of an energy crisis that is sweeping the Continent and the rising prices that are costing hundreds of billions.
Obstacle to hopes is Russia’s ownership of 40% of world's uranium conversion infrastructure, vital to making nuclear fuel.
The third decline in a row for the eurozone PMI indicates that business activity has been contracting throughout the quarter. This confirms our view that a recession could have already started.
Populist ANO party of former premier Andrej Babis comes first in eight of 13 regional capitals but was only second in the two largest, Prague and Brno.
But the Hungarian strongman may struggle both to exploit the cost of living crisis and to unite Europe's resurgent radical right, particularly if the Russian-Ukraine war grinds on.
A major battle is seen in Prague where the Pirate-led coalition of Mayor Zdenek Hrib could be brought down by a grand coalition of Babis' ANO, together with ODS, the prime minister's party.
Prague City Council election could lead to grand coalition of ODS and opposition ANO parties.
Babis' Hartenberg vehicle has invested tens of millions of euros alongside Corwin since last year to tap its green approach to real estate development.
Prosecution accuse former premier of fraudulently putting the conference centre under his son's name as part of a scheme to tap EU funds.
Germany’s decision to take its nuclear power plants offline, coupled with production problems with France’s NPPs, saw the share of nuclear power in the OECD countries year to date fall to its lowest level ever, but solar boomed.