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Guess who’s coming to dinner? LGBTQ couple could win Christian Democrats’ marriage contest

In celebration of “National Marriage Week”, the Christian Democrats have organised a contest inviting married couples to post captioned photos of themselves on the party’s Facebook page. First prize is dinner with party chairman Pavel Bělobrádek. Over a third of contestants are gay or lesbian couples, who hope to convince the party to reverse its opposition to same-sex marriage.

 
 
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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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Roma social worker from Ostrava listed…

Elena Gorolová, a Roma social worker from the north Moravian city of Ostrava, has been included on an annual BBC list…

 
 
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This year’s Festival of Freedom seeks…

The annual Festival of Freedom, which organises many of the November 17th celebrations, will offer a wide-ranging…

 
 
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Health ministry proposes options to…

People suffering from cancer, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis and other neurological diseases should have easier…

 
 
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Interior Ministry opens Prague “CenZA…

The Ministry of Interior has opened a shop in the Prague city centre – actually, more of a showcase of stolen goods and…

 
 
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Planner: Prague centre population fell…

In recent years, Prague has seen a surge in the number of people offering their rooms and apartments for rent. In fact,…

 
 
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Czech Women’s Lobby: societal view on…

The Czech Republic – along with most Council of Europe member states – has signed on to the “Istanbul Convention…

 
 
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New game teaches students how to…

Lecturers and students at Masaryk University in Brno have developed an interactive game that focuses on teaching the…

 
 
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The Bohemian National Hall: NYC’s…

New York’s Bohemian National Hall brings together the most important Czech institutions in the city. The Czech Center…

 
 
 
 
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