- Water outages will affect residents of Prague 4, 8, 9, 10, and 21 until June 11th due to planned repairs by the Prague Water and Sewerage Company. Replacement supply will be provided based on customer requests and by providing a tanker with drinking water according to traffic and technical possibilities.
- The UNESCO World Heritage Centre has asked the Czech authorities not to go ahead with plans to dismantle the historic railway bridge spanning the Vltava River at Výton and replace it with a new one. Moreover, the design of the new bridge has none of the elegance and sophistication of the historic one, UNESCO says.
- President Petr Pavel is currently the most trusted Czech politician, according to a survey conducted by CVVM. The president has the trust of 59% of Czechs. The second most trusted politician is ANO party leader Andrej Babiš with a 44% trust rating, while the head of the Freedom and Direct Democracy Party Tomio Okamura is third with 35% trust.
- Starting from Wednesday, June 7, Czech Post will begin selling stamps with President Petr Pavel’s portrait at its branches and on its e-shop. It won’t be possible to purchase stamps individually; the sheet of ten stamps will only be sold as a whole at a price of CZK 230. Each stamp has a different colour background which is somehow related to Czech culture or history.
- Poland will not allow its Turów coal mine, located near the border with Czechia, to be closed and will do everything in its power to keep it operating until 2044, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on a visit to the mine, adding that no court in Brussels could tell Poland how to handle its energy security, the Czech News Agency reports, citing Polish media.
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