Morning News: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

  • The 1st round of presidential elections would have been extremely tight had it taken place in October, according to a poll by Median agency. Ex-army general Petr Pavel would have narrowly won with a 22.5% share of the vote, Andrej Babiš just behind him with 22%


  • Energy company ČEZ Teplárenská says it plans to increase the price of heating by an average of 20 percent next year, the Czech News Agency reported on Monday. Most heating plants in the Czech Republic are also planning to increase prices next year and some customers will even see their heating bills double.


  • Czechia is ready to join the global commitment to reduce methane emissions by at least 30 percent by 2030 compared to 2020 at the UN climate conference in Egypt, Prime Minister Petr Fiala told journalists before leaving for Sharm el-Sheikh on Sunday.


  • The Chamber of Deputies approved a bill which, if approved by the Senate and signed by the president, will impose a 60% windfall tax on the profits of energy companies and banks deemed excessive. Revenues will go directly to the national budget and are expected to cover costs related to national caps on gas and electricity prices.


  • On 30 May 2023, British heavy metal icons Iron Maiden will return to Prague to play the O2 Arena. The concert will feature previously unplayed tracks from their latest studio album “Senjutsu”, along with an emphasis on their 1986 album  “Somewhere In Time”, and many other hits from their 40+ year career.

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