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Wednesday, Feb 8

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The Daily Dozen: 12 things to know about Czechia today

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Run in the upcoming UniCredit Prague Relay, recycle at Lidl and Kaufland, and more buzzworthy headlines for Feb. 8, 2023.

15

Valentine's Day 2023 in Prague: Romantic sleepover or singles movie night?

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Choose from gourmet menus designed for sharing to special screenings of romance classics, or a give a special pizza "Pal"-entine.

14

The number of licensed firearm holders in Czechia grew in 2022

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Interest in gun ownership has been rising over the past years, according to new data released this week by the Czech police.

12

From the CEO to classroom: Dermacol chief Věra Komárová on founding a school

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Leonardo da Vinci Academy, founded by one of Czechia’s most influential women, is a young international school with a bright future.

11

Slavic feminist band Vesna will represent Czechia in Eurovision

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The multinational group beat four other contestants including Oscar-winner Markéta Irglová in an international vote.

Tax talk: Czechia faces tough economic choices in 2023

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Unforeseen crises and long-term issues raise the possibility of sweeping reforms to pensions and taxes.

09

Seasons of Love: When do Czechs give chocolate?

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Ferrero, which is one of the largest confectionery manufacturers in the world, shares tips on when to gift chocolate in Czechia.

08

One of Prague's most neglected areas is getting a new look

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The Černý Most metro station and bus terminal have been a confusing maze for more than two decades.

Tuesday, Feb 7

17

Czech university sexual harassment scandal rings alarm bells nationwide

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Another teacher has been removed from his post in the current investigation into inappropriate behavior against female students at Masaryk University.

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The Daily Dozen: 12 things to know about Czechia today

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Czech vs. Austrian supermarkets, costs of running a zoo, and more buzzworthy headlines for Feb. 8, 2023.

14

These are the comedy superstars heading to Prague in 2023

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Starting this month, a run of big-name acts (Gervais, Moran, Jeffries, and more) will bring even bigger laughs to the Czech capital.

12

Limited capacity in Czech high schools could shrink future career prospects

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A new analysis by EDUin shows that students who don't find a place in Czech gymanisum are often pushed into more narrow fields of study.

Tomáš the tank, donated by the Czech public, takes part in war

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A national fundraising campaign raised over CZK 30 million to purchase the tank, which has been used by Ukraine's military.

10

New Czech rules will put a lid on light pollution

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The Environment Ministry wants Czechia to become a leader in an overlooked health issue.

09

Prague office spaces filling up with tech professionals and flexible work environments

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The finance and construction sectors also leased a large volume of Prague office real estate according to a new analysis.

08

The Biz Sheet: Weekly business news briefing for Czechia

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A round-up of the top Czech and international business news, plus a look at the startup scene, finance sector, and more.

Monday, Feb 6

17

The Daily Dozen: 12 things to know about Czechia today

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Russians leave Karlovy Vary, Czech hockey player up in arms, economic recovery and more buzzworthy stories for Feb. 6, 2023.

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Remote work remains highly desirable among Czech employees

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Over half of employees said they would like to work from home at least three days per week. Employers' willingness on the idea, however, is not as strong.

14

Czech firefighters depart for Turkey to help search for earthquake survivors

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Following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that left over 1,300 dead, the Czech Republic is sending its urban search-and-rescue unit to help search debris.

11

Democracy Index: Czechia rises in ranking, but is still a 'flawed democracy'

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The annual Democracy Index saw most countries in the EU improve, while Russia sank sharply.

Today's headlines: Daily news refresh for Czechia

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The country's top news in brief for the week of Feb. 6–Feb. 10, 2023.

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Czech tennis team overcome Portugal to qualify for Davis Cup

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A win by rising star Jiří Lehečka secured the Czech Republic's passage to the so-called World Cup of tennis.

09

Block out Valentine's Day with this Czech-made browser extension

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Tired of seeing Valentine's Day content and advertising online? Prevent it from ever appearing with the new V-Day ad blocker from STRV Labs.

08

Ahoj, Monday! Your morning cup of Prague

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Your quick guide to start the week ahead with news, tips, and hacks for Prague and Czech Republic.

Sunday, Feb 5

16

Culture this week: Run away with the circus or catch an Aronofsky marathon

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Plus: rock to Bring Me the Horizon, enjoy a modern take on Russian ballet, and much more.

10

Prague's historic Bohemia Restaurant has been restored to its former glory

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The long-neglected building at the Czech capital's Výstaviště exhibition grounds has undergone an extensive reconstruction and will reopen to the public.

Saturday, Feb 4

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New US ambassador to the Czech Republic makes trdelník 'faux pas'

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New to Prague, Bijan Sabet has drawn ire for posting a photo of an ice cream-filled trdelník to his Twitter account this weekend.

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Historic Czech-made Tatra K2 tram debuts on the streets of Prague

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Joining the Czech capital's fleet of historic vehicles on the 42 line, the Tatra K2 makes it first appearance on Prague's streets after 40 years.

11

Czech weekend headlines: Film critics name Arvéd best Czech film of 2022

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Plus: Czech singer and actress Naďa Urbánková passes away at age 83, Czech tennis team leads Portugal 2-0 in Davis Cup, and more weekend headlines.

Friday, Feb 3

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: New US ambassador says he's ready to get to work

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The ambassador post, which has been empty since President Joe Biden took office, has now been filled by Bijan Sabet.