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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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Constitutional Court issues precedent…

Czech banking institutions, most of whom still observe the unpopular practice of charging fees for managing loan and…

 
 
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New guidelines to help courts calculate…

The Czech Supreme Court has devised new guidelines for calculating settlements for bodily harm. The methodology, which…

 
 
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Mystery amnesiac – found in Norway…

A Czech man suffering from amnesia, found in a snowdrift in Oslo last December, has begun regaining fragments of memory…

 
 
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Future metropolitan plan to try and…

Prague Mayor Tomáš Hudeček and architect Roman Koucký of the Prague Institute of Planning and Development outlined on…

 
 
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ČEZ cancels Temelín tender after…

The Czech energy giant ČEZ announced on Thursday it was cancelling a tender on two new nuclear reactors at the Temelín…

 
 
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Pull troops back, NATO chief tells…

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has been in Prague on Thursday for talks with the Czech prime minister and other…

 
 
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Guide to wartime Prague wins top…

A guide to the nation’s capital under Nazi occupation has won the top Czech literary award. Guide to Protectorate…

 
 
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Prague ranks fifth in popular Travelers…

Travellers world-wide have grown increasingly accustomed to checking tourist website TripAdvisor when planning…

 
 
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Prague rabbi pens literary hit of…

Just a few weeks ago the author of one of this season’s biggest literary sensations - Altschulova Metoda – was a…

 
 
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Analyst: Skirmishes between finance…

In recent days, the country’s finance minister, Andrej Babiš, and Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka have traded words in…

 
 
 
 
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