- Unemployment in Czechia fell by one percentage point month-on-month to 3.5 percent in May, according to data released by the national Office of Labour on Thursday. At the end of last month almost 254,000 people in the country were out of work. The number of vacant positions rose slightly, reaching over 285,000.
- Czech startup Nebesys has been named as the global champion of the Creative Business Cup 2023. The global finals of the competition took place on 5 June in Copenhagen, Denmark, where innovative startups from all over the world competed for support and investment for their business projects.
- The Warsaw Administrative Court has ruled that the operation of the Turow lignite mine near the border with the Czech Republic may endanger the environment, according to reports on Polish server gazeta.pl, citing Law and Justice (PiS) MEP Anna Zalewska, who posted the text of the ruling on Twitter in late May.
- Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem will be performed at the Vladislav Hall of Prague Castle on September 3, the organisers of the Prague Sounds festival said on Thursday. The monumental piece will be performed by members of a number of Czech ensembles and the Kyiv Symphony Orchestra.
- The Prague street Koněvova, which is named after Red Army commander Ivan Konev, may have its name changed, Aktuálně.cz reported. The news site said that the Prague city council would decide on the matter in the coming weeks.
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