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Prague tops post-communist capitals in Mercer quality of living survey

For the tenth year in a row, the Austrian capital has topped the global rankings of the “Quality of Living” index compiled by the US consultancy Mercer. For a third year in a row, the Czech capital is ranked 69th overall, but is no.1 among cities in the former Eastern bloc. So what does Vienna have that Prague does not?

 
 
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One in six Czech 30-somethings likely…

The number of childless women in the Czech Republic continues to increase. While in the 1970s and 80s, only five to…

 
 
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Jam Session in Zanzibar

Daniela Mauleon Davidova is one of the many Czech entrepreneurs who have decided to set up a business far from home…

 
 
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From pen and paper games to multi…

Just this month, Warhorse Studios, one of the country’s most successful videogame studios, was bought by a foreign…

 
 
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Measles outbreak in Czech Republic as…

The World Health Organization is ringing alarm bells as an increasing number of European countries, including the Czech…

 
 
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Man who received 10-year jail sentence…

Czech Radio‘s flagship station, Radiožurnál, has reported on a chilling story of judicial error. Michal Šnajdr was…

 
 
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Guess who’s coming to dinner? LGBTQ…

In celebration of “National Marriage Week”, the Christian Democrats have organised a contest inviting married couples…

 
 
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The old tradition of pig-slaughter…

If you visit the Czech countryside at the start of the year you are likely to receive an invitation to attend a…

 
 
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Czech colleague: Slovakia “going in…

Thursday is the first anniversary of the shocking murder of Ján Kuciak, a young Slovak journalist who was gunned down…

 
 
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City Hall plans its own Covent Garden…

The centre of Prague could soon boast its own version of Covent Garden as an expensive reconstruction project on a…

 
 
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Central Europeans, conspiracy theories…

Which Central Europeans are most likely to believe conspiracy theories? Which are most nostalgic for the communist…

 
 
 
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