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Facebook takes main Big Brother award in Czech Republic

The Czech Big Brother awards, recognizing the biggest privacy intruders of 2018, have gone to Facebook, the Czech Financial Administration and the company iRobot, producing intelligent vacuum cleaners. In the Czech Republic the awards have been presented since 2005 by the Iuridicum remedium civic association.

 
 
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Researchers study impact of air quality…

A unique, five-year project is currently underway in the Czech Republic, focusing on the long-term impact of air…

 
 
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Bill legalising gay marriage to be…

The Czech Republic could become the first post-communist country to legalise same sex marriage. An amendment to the…

 
 
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Exhibition organiser: Anniversary shows…

A great many events have been held in the Czech Republic on Wednesday commemorating the 50th anniversary of the self…

 
 
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Pensioner jailed on terror charge over…

A pensioner has been convicted of terrorism after causing rail crashes intended to resemble jihadist attacks. A…

 
 
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Foreigners make up 11 percent of Czech…

Foreigners now account for nearly 11 percent of the Czech workforce, despite making up just 5 percent of the population…

 
 
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Government agrees “Lex Brexit…

Much uncertainty still remains about the form the UK’s departure from the European Union will take. However, Czech…

 
 
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Czechs charge foreign “universities…

The Ministry of Education has fined six foreign “universities” or their branches for offering education in the Czech…

 
 
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Jaroslav Peprník – Learning English the…

Today, nine out of 10 Czech children are learning English at school. It seems strange that for decades English was…

 
 
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Prague hopes to turn ex-hospital where…

Fifty years ago this January, Jan Palach doused himself in petrol and set himself alight on Wenceslas Square to protest…

 
 
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From cream to pig’s blood: How cooking…

Whether it is glutton-free, paleo, vegan or just low-carb, the modern world offers special diets for the most selective…

 
 
 
 
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