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Dating agency head: we focus on the life you want, not the one you have

Jakub Mertl and his wife Kristyna who run a successful personalized dating agency, recently made headlines by establishing an online dating agency catering specially to disabled people. I met with Jakub to talk about his work and what it takes to find love. He started by telling me what made him and his wife consider setting up a special online service for disabled clients.

 
 
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From greeting cards and board games to…

Antonin Kokeš is a well-known Czech entrepreneur behind the enormously successful greeting card and board game…

 
 
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Ombudswoman says detainees’ rights are…

Police officers often disrespect detainees’ basic human rights, says a report by the Office of the Ombudswoman.

 
 
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Bill Clinton: Today Václav Havel’s…

The former US president Bill Clinton first visited the Czech Republic in 1994, offering the countries of the former…

 
 
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Prague outlines stricter stand on…

A City Hall working group has outlined measures to clamp down on the rocking offer of rooms and flats for tourist rents…

 
 
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New campaign cries foul on corruption…

A Transparency International campaign aims to fight corruption in Czech sport, particularly the abuse of public funds.

 
 
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Czech Republic condemns terrorist…

The Czech Republic has expressed solidarity with Spain and offered condolences following Thursday’s terrorist attack on…

 
 
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Lukáš Houdek on life in the Czech…

Lukáš Houdek is a Czech artist, a leading figure in the Hate Free initiative, and an openly gay campaigner for LGBTQ…

 
 
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Knitted toy octopuses, donated for…

The idea reportedly originated in Denmark: knitted toy octopuses for babies born prematurely. Babies in neonatal…

 
 
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Public in shock over destruction of…

Dozens of people gathered around the remains of a rare 16th century wooden church in Třinec-Guty which was ravaged by…

 
 
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“Very safe” Prague draws thousands from…

Final preparations are underway for this year’s edition of the weeklong Prague Pride festival of LGBT culture, which…

 
 
 
 
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