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Andrej Babis, the Czech Republic’s prime minister, speaks ahead of a government no-confidence vote at the Czech parliament  in Prague.  Photographer: Milan Jaros/Bloomberg

The Czech government was poised to survive a no-confidence vote over its handling of the pandemic and alleged conflict of interest between billionaire(...)

Demonstrators attend a protest rally demanding the resignation of Czech prime minister Andrej Babis in Prague on Tuesday. Photograph: David W Cerny/Reuters

Thousands of Czechs protested against prime minister Andrej Babis for a second week in a row on Tuesday after prosecutors reopened a case into allege(...)

When asked if he would resign over the fraud investigation, Czech prime minister Andrej Babis replied: “There is not the slightest reason.” Photograph: Milan Kammermayer/EPA

A fraud investigation into whether Czech prime minister Andrej Babis illegally accessed European Union funds must be reopened, the country’s top pros(...)

Protesters during a rally demanding the resignation of Czech prime minister Andrej Babis in Prague on Wednesday. Photograph: Bundas Engler/Reuters

Billionaire Czech prime minister Andrej Babis has dismissed huge street protests demanding his resignation and denounced a European Commission audit i(...)

A rally takes place in Prague demanding the resignation of Czech prime minister Andrej Babis. Photograph: Michal Cizek / AFP

Czech president Milos Zeman has appointed a new justice minister despite street protests over fears that he and scandal-hit premier Andrej Babis could(...)

The leader of Ano party Andrej Babis and his wife Monika arrive to cast their votes in parliamentary elections in Prague on Friday. Photograph:  David W Cerny/Reuters

The Czech Republic has begun voting in parliamentary elections that are expected to hand victory to the populist Ano party of billionaire tycoon Andr(...)

Czech billionaire and leader of the Ano  political movement, Andrej Babis, during a pre-election debate on October 4th, 2017, in Vsetaty village, central Bohemia, near Prague. Photograph: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images

With 10 days to go before a Czech parliamentary election that his populist Ano party is expected to win, billionaire Andrej Babis has been charged wit(...)

Andrej Babis, leader of the Czech Republic’s populist Ano party, is congratulated by circus owner Jaromir Joo,  in 2013 after the party performed strongly in a general election. Photograph: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images

A Czech parliamentary committee has recommended that deputies allow police to charge controversial party leader Andrej Babis with fraud, prompting the(...)

Demonstrators hold placards during a protest rally against Czech finance minister Andrej Babis and President Milos Zeman in Prague on Wednesday. Photograph: David W Cerny/Reuters

Thousands of Czechs have joined street protests over a political crisis that pits the country’s embattled premier against its billionaire finance mini(...)