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Unified school-leaving exams yield worst results ever

Nearly 19 percent of students at Czech secondary schools have this year failed their final examinations. That’s the worst fail rate since unified tests were reintroduced four years ago. The Education Ministry says too many students are taking the exams – but some experts believe they might just be too difficult.

 
 
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1.5 million Czechs threatened by…

A survey released by the Czech Statistics Office released this week has shown that the standard of living in the Czech…

 
 
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Squad tasked with tax evasion clampdown…

It is one of the flagship measures of finance minister Andrej Babiš aimed at stamping out the country’s rampant tax…

 
 
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Mánes reopens after major renovation…

One of Prague’s most distinctive art spaces is reopening after a major renovation, with the Mánes gallery hosting its…

 
 
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Pervetin remains major problem in Czech…

On Tuesday, the European Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction released its European Drug report for 2014, mapping trends…

 
 
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Political pundit: most Czechs believe…

The most noteworthy aspect of elections to the European Parliament in the Czech Republic was not who won, but the fact…

 
 
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ANO edge TOP 09, Social Democrats, in…

In an interview before the results of the European election were announced, businessman turned politician Andrej Babiš…

 
 
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Czechs start voting in elections to the…

Czechs started voting in elections to the European Parliament on Friday with over 800 candidates in the running for the…

 
 
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Show inspired by Havel’s Vaněk among…

Now in its 13th year, the Prague Fringe Festival brings dozens of productions from around the globe to the city for…

 
 
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Life sentences handed out in Czech…

The highest possible punishments that the state can impose have been handed out in a batch of key verdicts on some of…

 
 
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Pages from manuscript of The Trial…

Two exhibitions opening in Prague on Friday will turn the spotlight on a writer closely associated with the city, Franz…

 
 
 
 
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