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The Czech government would like to cap electricity prices for households, schools and hospitals, Finance Minister Zbyněk Stanjura told Czech Television on Sunday. He would like to see electricity prices for businesses capped at EUR 200 per megawatt hour.
The court proceedings in the Capi hnizdo (Stork Nest) case of a suspected subsidy fraud has been the first political trial since the November 1989 fall of the Communist regime, ex-PM Andrej Babis, said in the Chamber of Deputies. The “post-November cartel of mainstream parties” is behind it, he added.
On Thursday, Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky and his Polish counterpart Zbigniew Rau discussed Poland’s demands for the return of 368 hectares of land from the Czech Republic, part of an ongoing dispute since the 1950s, according to the Polish daily Rzeczpospolita.
The minister of interior and chairman of the Mayors and Independents, Vít Rakušan, should resign according to 56 percent of respondents in a survey conducted by the Median agency for Czech Radio.
A male gorilla called Kisumu has arrived in Prague Zoo after being transported from Zoo Schmiding in Austria, the director of Prague Zoo Miroslav Bobek announced on Twitter on Saturday. Kisumu is expected to ensure the continuation of the city zoo’s gorilla population.
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