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Cyber-attack causes major disruptions to small-town Czech hospital

The danger of cyber-attacks on key infrastructure was made clear in the Czech Republic on Wednesday, when one left a small-town hospital largely immobilised, forcing staff to move some patients to other facilities. But what kind of attack was it? And can such threats place lives in genuine danger?

 
 
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Abortion rate drops as more Czechs plan…

The number of induced abortions in the Czech Republic has dropped by nearly 20 percent over the past five years. While…

 
 
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“200 families ready to adopt” says…

The refugee support initiative Češi pomáhaji (Czechs help) has announced it has a list of around 200 Czech families who…

 
 
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Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago…

There are many places in US where you will find Bohemian cemeteries, established wherever Czechs settled in the country…

 
 
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Prague police seek okay to test facial…

Prague police have asked the municipality for a green light to activate automatic facial recognition cameras at six…

 
 
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Czech prisons overcrowded with repeat…

Czech prisons are crowded with people serving multiple sentences. According to a new survey carried out by Charles…

 
 
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Czechs mark Velvet Revolution…

On Sunday, Czechs commemorated 30 years since the start of the Velvet Revolution. Emotions were high at times as…

 
 
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Wide range of events in store for…

The 30-year anniversary of the Velvet Revolution culminates this Sunday, November 17. Aside from official state…

 
 
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Leading figures of 1989 discuss…

Czech Radio marked the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution on Monday with an international conference on the fall…

 
 
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Dialogue: a collection of interviews…

One of the many undertakings commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and the return of democracy to…

 
 
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Wine and goose on offer as Czechs start…

On Friday people all around the Czech Republic began celebrating Saint Martin’s Day, which falls on November 11…

 
 
 
 
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