Food prices are rising in Poland, they have risen by twenty percent year-on-year — ČT24 — Czech Television

The Polish economy has achieved considerable success in recent years, but dissatisfaction is gradually growing among the population. Year-on-year inflation in February showed the highest increase in the last 26 years. “For example, electricity and also gas heating. That’s probably the biggest difference. It’s hard to pay all the bills,” said Warsaw student Kinga. Not … Read more

Russia wants to dominate Moldova with a hybrid war, a leaked document from the Kremlin shows — ČT24 — Czech Television

Last Friday, the White House issued an official warning that Russia is trying to destabilize Moldova’s pro-Western government and wants to install a new leadership in the country. The Kremlin wants to provoke an uprising in Moldova through staged anti-government protests, said US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby. Just two days later, a procession … Read more

The volume of mortgages increased by twenty percent month-on-month in February, rates fell slightly — ČT24 — Czech Television

In total, municipalities rent almost 140,000 apartments. Another 13,000 are currently vacant. Three quarters of a million people in the Czech Republic live in a rented apartment – in every fifth case it is a property belonging to the municipality or the state. Czech Television addressed all the former district towns. Of those who answered, … Read more

The killer whale took on the small ballhead. Rare example of cross-species adoption, scientists rejoice — ČT24 — Czech Television

When scientists began to investigate this interesting case in more detail, they discovered that the killer whale, which they began to call Sædís, not only swims with the baby of another species of whale, but also takes care of it very actively. In addition, they observed only two other killer whales, which probably came from … Read more

Ukrainians do not want Top Gun and the Oscar Academy to have Zelensky’s speech at the Oscars — ČT24 — Czech Television

In support of Ukraine, Zelenskyy spoke via video at the film Golden Globes and Grammy music awards, and virtually even rang the bell to open the New York Stock Exchange. But the Oscars keep their distance from the actor who became a politician and, after last February, the face of Ukrainian resistance to Russian aggression. … Read more

A gunman in Hamburg killed seven people in the prayer hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses — ČT24 — Czech Television

The attack took place around nine o’clock in the evening in a two-story building in the Alsterdorf district, north of the center of Germany’s second largest city. According to the locals, shots were repeatedly heard from the place where more than twenty people had gathered for the event of Jehovah’s Witnesses. “There were about four … Read more

A series of extraordinary meetings proposed by the opposition ended in the lower house, their programs were not approved — ČT24 — Czech Television

The opposition failed to convince the coalition majority after 3:00 p.m. of the need to discuss the increase in the parental allowance at an extraordinary meeting, just before 4:00 p.m. the lawmakers did not approve its program and ended it. At 4 p.m., the meeting devoted to food prices continued smoothly, and its program did … Read more

Stanjura plans to abolish some tax exemptions, for example the preferential trade union contributions — ČT24 — Czech Television

“Of course, I am in favor of the largest possible number of canceled tax exemptions,” said Stanjura, adding that the membership contribution of trade unions is also among those proposed. The coalition parties consider the possibility of deducting trade union contributions from the tax base a survival and want to save tens of millions annually … Read more

The Belarusian court sent the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize Bialjacki to ten years in prison — ČT24 — Czech Television

Sixty-year-old Bjaljacki heads the non-governmental organization Vyasna (Jaro), which reports on human rights violations in the country. Belarusian authorities have labeled it an extremist organization. Along with his associates, Bjaljacki faced charges of smuggling cash and organizing events that disrupted public order, including allegedly financing anti-government protests. The defendants denied guilt and described the trial … Read more

Egyptologists have found an unknown passage in the Great Pyramid. They promise further revelations — ČT24 — Czech Television

The find was made possible thanks to a project started in 2015 that uses modern technology to look inside the pyramid. It is the last of the seven wonders of the ancient world that still stands today. A hidden corridor has been discovered close to the main entrance of the 4,500-year-old Great Pyramid of Giza. … Read more