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Cillian Murphy stars in Nazi-era thriller

Irish heartthrobs Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan ('Fifty Shades of Grey') star in WWII thriller 'Anthropoid', based on the real story of a 1942 plan to assassinate a leading Nazi officer.

Irish heartthrobs Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan ('Fifty Shades of Grey') star in WWII thriller 'Anthropoid', based on the real story of a 1942 plan to assassinate a leading Nazi officer.

Sport

Borg and McEnroe renew rivalry in Laver Cup

Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe announced on Wednesday that they had committed to lead the Europe and World teams for the first three years of the Rod Laver Cup, a new competition styled after golf’s Ryde

Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe announced on Wednesday that they had committed to lead the Europe and World teams for the first three years of the Rod Laver Cup, a new competition styled after golf’s Ryde

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Festival celebrates best in eastern and central European film

The American actor Michael Shannon was among the guest stars attending the closing ceremony of the 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

The American actor Michael Shannon was among the guest stars attending the closing ceremony of the 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Culture

Karlovy Vary film festival honours Willem Dafoe with 'outstanding contribution' prize

Willem Dafoe was honoured at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival which also featured the world-premiere of the Prague-shot film 'Anthropoid' about the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.

Willem Dafoe was honoured at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival which also featured the world-premiere of the Prague-shot film 'Anthropoid' about the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.

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Six ways EU states responded to Brexit

Britain’s referendum decision to leave the European Union sent shockwaves across the country and other member states.

Britain’s referendum decision to leave the European Union sent shockwaves across the country and other member states.

Sport

Euro 2016: Spain edge past Czechs, Italy shine, Zlatan almost scores

Piqué saves the day Belgium fail to deliver on big stage Ciaran Clarke own goal earns point Piqué hands Spain hard-fought opening win Defending Champions Spain got their Euro 2016 campaign off t

Piqué saves the day Belgium fail to deliver on big stage Ciaran Clarke own goal earns point Piqué hands Spain hard-fought opening win Defending Champions Spain got their Euro 2016 campaign off t

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Czech and Greek police break up forgery network

Czech police have released a video of a raid which took place at the end of May said to be targeting an international criminal network of migrant smugglers and document…

Czech police have released a video of a raid which took place at the end of May said to be targeting an international criminal network of migrant smugglers and document…

Sport

Bolt builds up speed ahead of Rio

Usain Bolt’s famous signature gesture, arm extended shooting for the stars, is one his olympic rivals will be hoping they do not see this summer, but who can stop the double Olympic sprint champion Us

Usain Bolt’s famous signature gesture, arm extended shooting for the stars, is one his olympic rivals will be hoping they do not see this summer, but who can stop the double Olympic sprint champion Us

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Russia batters Ukraine in a medieval dust up in Prague

Armour, weapons, men and women from all over the world fight in Prague in the Battle of Nations. The aim to recreate the drama of medieval combat

Armour, weapons, men and women from all over the world fight in Prague in the Battle of Nations. The aim to recreate the drama of medieval combat

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Bringing space technology down to earth at the Living Planet Symposium

Orbiting the earth are some of the most important tools to human understanding of the earth. Satellites are not only important to scientists but are

Orbiting the earth are some of the most important tools to human understanding of the earth. Satellites are not only important to scientists but are

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Czech Republic wants to adopt new name of Czechia

The Czech Republic should introduce an official shortening of the name to use in English and other foreign languages, the country’s foreign minister

The Czech Republic should introduce an official shortening of the name to use in English and other foreign languages, the country’s foreign minister

Sport

Klopp Kops a draw in Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund welcomed back former boss Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool took on Dortmund in the quarter-final of the Europa League. DESCANSO: Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund welcomed back former boss Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool took on Dortmund in the quarter-final of the Europa League. DESCANSO: Dortmund

Business

Boost your business and the environment with the European Ecolabel system

This week, Business Planet has been to the Czech capital, Prague, to find out more about the European Ecolabel system: how it works and how it businesses can benefit from it.

This week, Business Planet has been to the Czech capital, Prague, to find out more about the European Ecolabel system: how it works and how it businesses can benefit from it.

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Five killed in 'massive' avalanche in Austrian Alps

Five people have been killed in what has been described as a “massive” avalanche in the Austrian Alps. Police say it struck skiiers from the Czech

Five people have been killed in what has been described as a “massive” avalanche in the Austrian Alps. Police say it struck skiiers from the Czech

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Warm weather cuts short tough Czech dogsled race

The Sedivackuv Long, one of the toughest dogsled races in Europe, has been hindered by warm weather. The 20th edition began on Wednesday with more

The Sedivackuv Long, one of the toughest dogsled races in Europe, has been hindered by warm weather. The 20th edition began on Wednesday with more

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Greece recalls its Czech ambassador after Eurozone comments

Greece on Tuesday recalled its ambassador to the Czech Republic back to Athens for consultations following a sharp increase in tension with

Greece on Tuesday recalled its ambassador to the Czech Republic back to Athens for consultations following a sharp increase in tension with

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Fed Cup pits Czech and German women in final in Prague

It is Federation Cup Final weekend and the two teams, defending champions the Czech Republic and challengers Russia have met up in Prague. The draw

It is Federation Cup Final weekend and the two teams, defending champions the Czech Republic and challengers Russia have met up in Prague. The draw

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Czech Republic: far-right demonstrations attract thousands

Anti-migrant and anti-Islam demonstrations across the Czech Republic have attracted up to 5,000 people. Organised to coincide with the Czech national

Anti-migrant and anti-Islam demonstrations across the Czech Republic have attracted up to 5,000 people. Organised to coincide with the Czech national

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Dutch down and out of Euro 2016

The Netherlands highlighted, in bright orange, their rapid fall grace on Tuesday night as they failed to qualify for next year’s European

The Netherlands highlighted, in bright orange, their rapid fall grace on Tuesday night as they failed to qualify for next year’s European

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Czech police marking refugees directly on their skin

Officials in the Czech Republic are facing an outcry from human rights activists over their police writing on refugees’ arms. The refugees were

Officials in the Czech Republic are facing an outcry from human rights activists over their police writing on refugees’ arms. The refugees were

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Handling of migrants 'reminiscent of Nazi concentration camps'

Human rights groups have criticised Czech police for the manner in which they processed migrants. Officers used marker pens to write on the arms of

Human rights groups have criticised Czech police for the manner in which they processed migrants. Officers used marker pens to write on the arms of

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Two people die in Czech train smash

This is the aftermath of a high-speed train crash in the Czech Republic on Wednesday (July 22) morning that left at least two passengers dead.

This is the aftermath of a high-speed train crash in the Czech Republic on Wednesday (July 22) morning that left at least two passengers dead.

Culture

All 'Heil' Karlovy Vary a platform for young film directors

The Karlovy Vary Festival has cemented its reputation as Central and Eastern Europe’s biggest cinematic event and celebrates its 50th anniversary

The Karlovy Vary Festival has cemented its reputation as Central and Eastern Europe’s biggest cinematic event and celebrates its 50th anniversary

Culture

Richard Gere honoured at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival

American actor Richard Gere was the guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the 50th Karlovy Vary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. The

American actor Richard Gere was the guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the 50th Karlovy Vary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. The