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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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Friday 40th anniversary of day first…

This coming Friday marks a significant anniversary in the history of Czech transportation as it will be exactly 40…

 
 
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German president recalls tragic past on…

German President Joachim Gauck on Wednesday concludes his official three-day visit to the Czech Republic. Together with…

 
 
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Policewoman’s death sparks debate on…

The recent tragic case of a Czech policewoman killed by a hit-and-run driver high on drugs has led to calls for…

 
 
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Hard-hitting ‘hockey ad’ takes aim at…

With the Ice Hockey World Championships beginning in Minsk on Friday, the Czech NGO People in Need has launched a…

 
 
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Released military observer: several…

A Czech military observer who was held hostage by pro-Russian separatists along with other members of a team from the…

 
 
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Education Ministry ringing the alarm as…

May 2nd is D-day for the close to 90 thousand students around the country sitting their school leaving exams. The…

 
 
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Death of troubled star raises questions…

The tragic life story of the 1980s Czech pop star Iveta Bartošová has come to a shocking end. After years of addiction…

 
 
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Prague court sentences infamous…

A hit and run court case with a difference has just come to an end in a Prague court after two years of intensive…

 
 
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Campaigning in European elections…

Elections to the European Parliament are just over three weeks away, but as far as campaigning goes there is little to…

 
 
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Czech Muslims complain about police…

The Czech Republic’s Muslim community has complained after police raided the headquarters of Prague’s Islamic…

 
 
 
 
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