The Together coalition narrowly overtook Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO party with 99% of voting districts already reporting.
Babis's main rivals are two groupings, one comprising the anti-establishment Pirate Party with the centrist Mayors and Independents, and the other being a three-party centre-right coalition called Together.
England will return to its national football stadium on Sunday to play Italy, competing in its first final since the 1966 World Cup. That remains England’s only international title.
A buoyant England are looking forward to a Euro 2020 semi-final before 60,000 of their own fans at Wembley, and Denmark beat the Czech Republic 2-1 to reserve their place in next week's semifinals.
A rare tornado hit seven towns and villages in southeastern Czech Republic, the most devastating one in the country's modern history, killing at least five and injuring hundreds.
Tensions have spiralled between Russia and US since March after US President Joe Biden said he thought his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin was a "killer" and Moscow recalled its ambassador to Washington for consultations.
Czech government accuses Russian secret services of being behind an explosion that killed two people at an arms depot in 2014, which President Milos Zeman on Sunday likened to terror attacks.
Russia will have until the end of May to withdraw its embassy's employees to reduce their numbers to the same level as those of the Czech embassy in Moscow, Czech Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhanek said, escalating diplomatic row with Moscow.
Call comes after Prague accused Russian secret services of orchestrating a fatal explosion on the Czech territory in 2014, making this the biggest row between Prague and Moscow since the end of Soviet domination of eastern Europe in 1989.
In a growing spat between Russia and Czech Republic, Moscow on Sunday announced the expulsion of 20 Czech diplomats a day after Prague’s “unprecedented” decision to expel 18 Russian diplomats identified as secret agents.
Russian Foreign Ministry says 20 employees of the Czech embassy in Moscow have been declared "persona non grata" and they must leave the country by the end of Monday.
The Czech Republic announced that it was expelling 18 Russian diplomats who it has identified as spies in a case related to a huge ammunition depot explosion in 2014.
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