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  • Czech Government survives coalition crisis

    News | Enlargement 16-09-2002

    The Czech centre-left government, led by the Social Democrat Vladimir Spidla, survived a brief crisis of the three-party ruling coalition. The leaders of the three parties agreed on a re-shuffle following a row over tax increases to pay for the damages caused by the recent disastrous flooding.

  • The Czech elections to the European Parliament

    Opinion | Enlargement 29-08-2002

    The Czech elections to the European Parliament In 2004, the first European Parliament elections in the Czech Republic will be held. It is now, however, that the rules and the framework for their organisation are being established. Also this indirectly concerns …

  • Czech President appoints new centre-left government

    News | Enlargement 16-07-2002

    The Czech President, Vaclav Havel, has officially appointed a new centre-left government, led by the Social Democrat, Vladimir Spidla.

  • Czech parties sign coalition agreement

    News | Enlargement 11-07-2002

    The victorious Czech Social Democrats and two smaller parties, the Christian Democrats and the Freedom Union, have signed an agreement on a coalition government that is due to take office on 15 July.

  • Czech parties form government coalition

    News | Enlargement 08-07-2002

    The Czech Social Democrats have reached an agreement to form a new coalition government with the centre-right Christian Democrats and Freedom Union. The Socialist leader, Vladimir Spidla, is expected to be appointed as the new Czech Prime Minister by the Czech President, Vaclav Havel, on 9 July.

  • Czech Socialists begin talks to form government

    News | Enlargement 18-06-2002

    The Czech President, Vaclav Havel, has asked the Socialist leader, Vladimir Spidla, to form the new government, following the party's victory in general elections.

  • Czech voters say NO to euronegativism

    Opinion | Enlargement 17-06-2002

    Czech voters say NO to euronegativism The Czech parliamentary elections on 14/15 June have sent a clear signal to Europe: the aggressive campaign of Václav Klaus and his Civic Democratic Party (ODS), calling upon voters to rally behind "national interests" and …

  • Czech voters support pro-EU Socialist Party

    News | Enlargement 17-06-2002

    The Czech President, Vaclav Havel, is expected to appoint the Socialist leader, Vladimir Spidla, as the new Prime Minister on 17 June, after his party's victory at general elections.

  • Czechs elect new government

    News | Enlargement 14-06-2002

    The Czech general elections of 14-15 June will decide whether the Czech Republic will be led into the EU by a pro-European Socialist or a Euro-skeptic Conservative government.

  • Two biggest Czech parties head to head in election campaign

    News | Enlargement 11-06-2002

    Four days before the Czech parliamentary elections (14-15 June), the governing Social Democrats, headed by Vladimir Spidla, are back at the top of opinion polls with 28 per cent of the votes. The Conservative Civic Democratic Party, led by Vaclav Klaus, would finish second winning 24 per cent of votes.

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