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President Klaus has signed into law a bill which will introduce compulsory treatment orders for serious juvenile offenders.
More anti-Roma demonstrations are to be held in the northern towns of Varnsdorf and Rumburk over the weekend.
Parliament is debating a bill which would allow local authorities to issue eviction orders for repeated misdemeanours such as drinking in public places, begging and prostitution.
It was an historic day for commuters Monday as the first RegioJet train rolled on to the tracks, the first ever challenge to the state-owned Czech Railways. Though the brand new RegioJet has only three trains, travellers from Prague to Ostrava or vice versa now have a choice of services for the first time, and it looks like the competition is going to get interesting.
Half a dozen European bison have been returned to the wild at the Ralsko nature reserve, a former Red Army military training ground about an hour's drive from Prague. It's the latest chapter in what is a remarkable reversal of fortunes for Europe's largest mammal. Hunted virtually to the point of extinction, in recent years they've made something of a comeback.
One of Prague's best known German-language authors was Egon Erwin Kisch, who was born in the Czech capital 125 years ago this Thursday. His excellent style and original choice of stories, together with his dramatic life, earned him a reputation of the 'Raging Reporter' that is still very much alive today.