Monday, February 18, 2013

Radio Prague Today 2.18.2013

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Sports News 18.2.2013

In Sports News this Monday: Milan Baroš, 31, returns to Czech league and boyhood club Ostrava; Martin Růžička sets Extraliga regular season points record; and over 200,000 attend first Czech-held Biathlon World Championships held.

Jail terms could cost lawmakers seats and salaries in future

Recent scandals involving members of the Czech lower house have prompted a response from their colleagues. Lawmakers are now debating legislation that would strip deputies of their salary and other benefits if they are sentenced to jail. The lower house also backed an amendment to the Constitution which would strip convicted MPs of the mandate.