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Igloos and thick socks: novel ideas help keep Czech homeless warm

There are currently thousands of homeless people across the Czech Republic and deaths and severe cases of frostbite have already been reported this winter. Rather than insufficient homeless centres, experts say the current challenge revolves more around the type of shelters provided.

 
 
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Charles University vice rector stepping…

The head of the Institute of World History at Charles University is stepping down in the wake of accusations of…

 
 
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“Paneláks” – home for many Czechs, but…

Every third Czech lives in a „panelák“. These blocks of flats made of prefabricated parts are a typical feature of all…

 
 
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Czech children receive visit from St…

This Wednesday, December 5th, Czech children eagerly await the visit of the bearded St. Nicholas and his two companions…

 
 
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Centre Combatting Organized Crime warns…

The National Centre for Combatting Organized Crime issued its annual report on Wednesday highlighting potential…

 
 
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Locals and mayor fight to halt…

Locals in a protected villa district in Prague’s Vinohrady were shocked as one of the houses, an art deco building from…

 
 
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Czechs and the aristocracy: a love-hate…

Czechs have always had somewhat contradictory feelings toward their nobility. One of the country’s leading aristocrats…

 
 
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Hlávka and Libeň: Troubled bridges over…

A year ago this coming Sunday, a 33-year-old footbridge in Prague’s Troja district collapsed, leaving four people…

 
 
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Number of foreign workers in Czech…

The number of foreigners working in the Czech Republic has more than tripled since the country’s accession to the…

 
 
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Decline in HIV positive cases ascribed…

The Czech health authorities have registered the lowest number of HIV infected people in six years. The decline is…

 
 
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Recycling – the key to solving the…

Like all other developed countries, Czechia has a waste problem. Even though Czech households do not, actually, produce…

 
 
 
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