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Part of Prince Philip’s memorable life involved visiting Prague with his wife Queen Elizabeth in 1996 as part of their “Central European Tour.”  At the time, it was ostensibly the most important diplomatic visit in Czech history, and elaborate rehearsals went on for months beforehand to make sure everything ran like clockwork.  After arriving by private jet and being escorted in two Rolls Royces, the Royal couple were welcomed at Prague Castle by Czech President Havel to “God Save The Queen,” and watched the entire Changing of The Guard ceremony.  In an interview with Czech Radio, longtime spokesman for Havel, Ladislav Špaček, said that the President was the main reason Phillip and Elizabeth ever agreed to come to Czechoslovakia.  “TheRead more.

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Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, half of the single parents have been solving their financial problems by reducing the food supplies according to the latest research. 1026 people participated in the research organized by the STEM research and Single Mothers’ Club in January. “Single women are at risk of financial problems significantly more often than the general population. The effects of the crisis may be more significant and may multiply,” Jitka Uhrová, the STEM’s spokeswoman, stated. The whole tendency varies: some families experienced troubles since the beginning of the pandemic while others didn’t encounter any problems with the budget. More than half of the respondents – 62 percent – experienced financial troubles while the usual numbers vary aroundRead more.

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Prime Minister Andrej Babiš fired Jan Blatný who was the Minister of Health for the last five months, causing questions as to whether Blatný was removed from the cabinet because of his reluctance to use Sputnik V. Petr Arenberger, the director of the University Hospital in Královské Vinohrady, became the fourth Minister of Health since the beginning of the pandemic. President Miloš Zeman stated that Blatný’s removal from the office happened due to his negative attitude towards the Russian and Chinese COVID-19 vaccines. “It is good to realize that anyone who does this is harmful to the Czech Republic and bears shared responsibility for the the people who are dying because of the lack of vaccines and the slow vaccinationRead more.