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Czech Republic health minister resigns amid coronavirus cases surge

Adam Vojtech says that this move should create space for a new approach to the pandemic as the country sees a record rise in infections.

Prague citizens see coronavirus out with a dinner on a 500...

Seated around a 500-metre-long table covered with white cloth, Prague citizens gathered on the medieval Charles Bridge on Tuesday to say goodbye to the new coronavirus epidemic.

Czech Republic’s daily number of new coronavirus cases highest since April...

The daily number of new coronavirus cases in the Czech Republic jumped to 260, the highest since April 8

History in the making as Czech museum opens face mask exhibition

In a sign that the coronavirus will one day be history, the Czech National Museum is opening an exhibition of face masks worn to protect against the infection.

Top EU court says eastern states broke law by refusing to...

The ruling underscores Europe's bitter divisions over migration, though the three ex-communist nations face no immediate penalty as the relocation of tens of thousands of people agreed by the EU was only envisaged until 2017.

Czech Republic’s coronavirus infections top 3,000

The Czech Republic reported a total of 3,001 cases by the end of Monday, with 23 deaths, while 25 people have recovered.

Macron, Merkel and leading EU officials to discuss border controls

French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the coronavirus and the topic of border controls on Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and leading EU officials Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen, said Macron's office.

Czech government impose a ban on foreigner entering the country

The Czech government has imposed a ban on foreigners entering the country and Czechs travelling abroad as of Monday as it tries to curb the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Friday.

European mayors urge EU to bypass governments in disbursing funds

The European Union should bypass national governments that flout democratic standards and deal directly with municipalities as they can perform "miracles" in areas such as climate change

Gunman kills six in Czech hospital before shooting himself

"We have captured the shooting assailant. The 42-year old man had shot himself in the head before police took action, he is dead," police said on Twitter.