Morning News: Wednesday, February 15, 2023

  • Former MP Dominik Feri’s trial on two counts of rape and one of attempted rape began at the Prague District 3 Court yesterday morning. On his arrival to the court, Feri repeated his denial of ever committing any type of sexual violence, and said he believed that the court would acquit him of all allegations.


  • Czech rescue workers searching for people buried in the rubble in the Turkish city of Adiyaman have so far retrieved 50 bodies, the spokesperson for the Czech fire service has said.


  • Czech boxers will not attend this year’s men’s and women’s World Championships. Association president Marek Šimák said that the IBA was headed by a Russian who was very close to Vladimir Putin.


  • On Tuesday, February 14, started the construction of the trolleybus line from Nádraží Veleslavín metro station to Prague Airport. The contract amount is CZK 354.5 million. The construction of the network will last 15 months, the launch is scheduled for early 2024.


  • The Eiffel Optic chain of dioptric glasses and contact lenses stores is bankrupt. As Seznam Zprávy pointed out, the company has filed for insolvency, saying it owes more than CZK 86 million and admitting it has no money for January payouts. The beginning of the company’s downfall was thought to be the shutdown during the coronavirus pandemic.

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