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Prime Ministers of Poland, Slovenia and Czech Republic meet Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv

Ukraine has praised the courage of three European leaders who made a long, hazardous journey by rail from Poland to Kyiv in a show of support as the city came under further Russian attack. The prime ministers of Poland, Slovenia and the Czech Republic met Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday evening as a curfew […]

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Czech millionaire faces probe in Germany for driving supercar at 417km/h speed

Germany is famous for having no speed limits on stretches of its motorways, but a Czech millionaire appearing to do 417km/h may have been testing the limit of what’s tolerable. Radim Passer is now being investigated for his apparent drive along a motorway in the state of Saxony-Anhalt. The prosecutor’s office in Stendal said it […]

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Tourist thrown out of Venice for posing topless on war memorial

A female tourist was thrown out of Venice after she was caught posing for photos topless on a war memorial. The 30-year-old from the Czech Republic stripped off last Friday afternoon, dumping her belongings on the monument, which pays homage to Italy’s war heroes, as she went for a swim in the freezing lagoon, and […]

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Czech Republic: Folk singer dies after deliberately catching Covid-19

A folk singer from the Czech Republic has died after deliberately catching Covid, according to reports. Hana Horka, 57, was unvaccinated and had posted on social media that she was recovering after testing positive, but died two days later. Her son, Jan Rek, said she got infected on purpose when he and his father had […]

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Czech President Milos Zeman appoints new prime minister from glass enclosure

Czech President Milos Zeman has appointed opposition leader Petr Fiala as the country’s new prime minister. Mr Zeman who tested positive for coronavirus last week made the appointment from inside a plexiglass box in a state room at his residence. The president was wheeled in by hospital staff in full protective gear. Czech rules require […]

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Cable car detaches and plunges to the ground in Czech Republic, 1 dead

One person died after a cable car detached and plunged into the ground in Czech Republic. The incident was reported on Sunday, on the Jested Mountain in the north of the country, he is believed to be a guide. He was the only person onboard the car. Fourteen other persons travelling in the opposite direction […]

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Czech Republic: Lawmakers hope to strip hospitalized president of powers to end deadlock

Lawmakers in the Czech Republic are looking to strip President Miloš Zeman of his powers, after his hospitalization left the country in limbo. Zeman is “very unlikely” to return to work in the coming weeks, Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil said on Monday. The president was admitted into intensive care more than a week ago […]

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Czech Republic: Speed train collides with local commuter train; 3 dead, dozens injured

Three people died and eight others were seriously injured on Wednesday when a Munich-to-Prague express train ran through a stop signal and collided with a local commuter train in the Czech Republic, authorities said. Several passengers were taken by helicopters to hospitals from the crash site near the western Czech village of Milavce, the regional […]

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Horrifying Video: Man captures moment tornado hitting his house in Czech Republic

An eyewitness video captured the moment a tornado hit a house in the southern Czech city of Hodonín on Thursday evening. The footage shows trees being bent and broken by winds that knock through a wall and send debris flying through the air before the tornado hits the man’s house, blowing a window in. At […]

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Powerful tornado rips through Czech Republic causing major damage, hundreds injured

A tornado ripped through multiple villages in south-eastern Czech Republic, injuring over 150 people and causing heavy damage, local media said. The storm damaged roofs of number of buildings in the southern Breclav and Hodonin districts, uprooting trees and overturning cars. Half of the village of Hrusky was destroyed by the tornado, Lidove Noviny newspaper […]

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Russia expels 20 Czech diplomats in retaliatory move over explosion row

A day after the Czech Republic expelled 18 Russian diplomats, Russia expelled 20 Czech Republic diplomats from the country. Czech local intelligence agents say the diplomats are Russian intelligence operatives. They are suspected of involvement in an explosion at an arms depot in 2014 which killed two people. European Union foreign ministers are set to […]

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Petr Kellner : Czech billionaire among 5 killed in helicopter crash near Alaska glacier during ski trip

Czech billionaire Petr Kellner was one of five people killed when their chopper crashed near a glacier in Alaska during a skiing trip on Saturday. PPF Group, the Czech investment company that Kellner co-founded, confirmed his death in a statement on Monday. “With great sadness, PPF announces that … Petr Kellner tragically passed away in […]