Top Czech News Headlines: Thursday, March 24, 2022

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  • Employees of the Czech Embassy in Kyiv, which has been closed due to Russia’s attack on Ukraine, are working in Uzhorod, southwest Ukraine, several days a week. Consular services are provided in Kosice, eastern Slovakia, and Przemysl, southeast Poland.


  • Temperatures in the Czech Republic exceeded 20 degrees Celsius for the first time this year on Wednesday, with the highest temperature, 22.5 degrees, measured in Borohradek near Rychnov, east Bohemia, says the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMU).


  • Nearly two-thirds of respondents in a newly published STEM/MARK poll said that they would want a female president. Civic Democrat Senator Miroslava Němcová is currently the woman polling the highest among prospective presidential candidates.


  • The City of Prague reported that the Municipal Library (MKP) has opened a completely self-service library kiosk in Černý Most Centre. Readers can sit in the 29-square-metre space, leaf through texts, and borrow or return books. At the moment, the kiosk has a collection featuring over 1,000 titles.
  • Last year, Škoda Auto increased its unconsolidated net profit by 48 percent to CZK 22.41 billion. Unconsolidated sales decreased by 0.4 percent to CZK 422.6 billion. The company announced the results at a press conference on Tuesday and its annual report.

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