The Czech Republic should not adopt the euro because it would "bring nothing good," former finance minister Andrej Babis, the front-runner in October's general election, said in an interview today (1 June).
Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka postponed on Thursday (4 May) tendering his cabinet's resignation until the second half of May, buying time to push through a plan for a new government before stepping down.
Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka announced on Tuesday (2 May) he would submit his resignation - which also entails that of his cabinet - after a row with his popular billionaire finance minister, whose business activities have caused a storm.
In the Visegrád Group, there is a desire to both strengthen the powers of member states, but also defend the Schengen area, and the four freedoms. Unsurprisingly, talk of treaty change is in the air. Euractiv's Central European partners report.
The Czech Republic’s ruling party might consider forming a government with the Communist Party (KSCM) next year, the prime minister told a newspaper on Wednesday (5 October), contemplating an alliance that would break a 27-year-old taboo. Bohuslav Sobotka told daily...
The informal Bratislava summit of the 27 heads of state and government of the post-Brexit EU will focus mostly on the internal and external security, a high-level diplomat told Brussels journalist today (2 September).
The Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak prime ministers who met in Prague in the framework of the Visegrad Four (V4) group called for an alternative back-up plan to stop refugees at Greece's borders with Bulgaria and Macedonia, in case present measures prove ineffective.