- More than 1,700 Czech churches will be accessible to the public during this year’s Night of the Open Churches, scheduled for the weekend of June 3 and 4. In Prague alone, it will be possible to visit 155 churches, temples and chapels.
- The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) found violations of the Convention on Human Rights in four cases of complaints against the Czech Republic last year, related to the use of force by police, compensation for expropriation, and the legality of extradition detention, according to a report discussed by the cabinet yesterday.
- As of today, retired and disabled pensioners will receive higher pensions. The average increase is 755 CZK, thanks to extraordinary indexation caused by high inflation that has affected the Czech Republic over the last two years.
- Prague has ranked 5th among the most sought-after places for congresses, surpassing Madrid, Berlin, Brussels, and London. Last year, almost 4,000 events were held in the capital, with over 600,000 delegates attending. Although these numbers still do not match pre-COVID years, Prague returned to about 2014 levels in terms of the number of delegates and events.
- There is continued high demand for solar panel systems in Czechia, providers have told the Czech News Agency. Energy company ČEZ Prodej said it had installed over 2,000 by the end of this month, which represented a rise of 50 percent year-on-year. E.ON said it had recorded five-fold growth in sales of solar panel systems.
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