Category: Politics

PraguePig.com’s five favourite campaign ads from the 2014 Czech elections 0

PraguePig.com’s five favourite campaign ads from the 2014 Czech elections

As the dust settles on the Czech Republic’s 2014 Senate and local council elections, PraguePig.com looks back at some of the campaign’s strangest ads.

Why is the BBC running adverts for Czech political parties that break its own guidelines? 2

Why is the BBC running adverts for Czech political parties that break its own guidelines?

  PraguePig.com was surprised to see adverts for two Eurosceptic Czech political parties on the BBC Sport website over the weekend.

Billa bag-for-life bears unfortunate resemblance to Czech Communist party logo 0

Billa bag-for-life bears unfortunate resemblance to Czech Communist party logo

Consumerists or Communists? Hats off to the Billa marketing exec (presumably in Germany) who thought it would be a good idea to slap the Komunistická strana Čech a Moravy (Communist Party of Bohemia and...

Everything you need to know about the 2013 Czech parliamentary election but couldn’t be bothered to ask 0

Everything you need to know about the 2013 Czech parliamentary election but couldn’t be bothered to ask

PraguePig.com was planning on writing a guide to this weekend’s Czech election but was greatly relieved to find out that electionista had already done the job in their weekly email.

Elite Former Soldier Accused of Sexually Abusing Baby 1

Elite Former Soldier Accused of Sexually Abusing Baby

Did Viktor Štingl, who served with elite Czech units in Iraq and Kosovo, pay a six-week-old girl’s mother 500 crowns to spend time alone with her child, and then perform oral sex on the...

Drunk-Driving “Mafioso” Lobbyist Roman Janoušek Injures Woman, Flees Crash Scene 0

Drunk-Driving “Mafioso” Lobbyist Roman Janoušek Injures Woman, Flees Crash Scene

Roman Janoušek’s campaign to become the Czech Republic’s most-hated man is off to a flying start. Two days after telephone transcripts emerged apparently showing then Prague Mayor Pavel Bém asking the lobbyist for his...