Czech Republic

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On the scene, like a sex-obsessed machine: when a robot writes a play
In a drama written by artificial intelligence, the computer’s imagination touches on themes of love and loneliness – but is mostly obsessed with sex

Arifa Akbar

01, Mar, 2021 @1:28 PM

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EU tells six countries to lift Covid border restrictions
Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary and Sweden put on notice over curbs to free movement

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

23, Feb, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Winter Flies review – teen tearaways ride their luck with a smile
Olmo Omerzu steers this Czech road movie gently, teasing wonderfully natural performances from his young leads

Phil Hoad

01, Feb, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Robot wars: 100 years on, it's time to reboot Karel Čapek's RUR
The play Rossum’s Universal Robots clearly belongs to the 1920s but its satirical take on the meeting of humans and machines is all too relevant today

Michael Billington

07, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Netherlands and Czech Republic to enforce strict Christmas lockdowns
Countries follow Germany’s lead to try to stem cases, as Italy weighs up similar measures

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

14, Dec, 2020 @7:11 PM

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Eight international peacekeepers killed in Sinai helicopter crash
Six Americans, one Czech and one French citizen killed and only survivor in critical state

Oliver Holmes

12, Nov, 2020 @5:50 PM

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Dvořák: where to start with his music
The Czech composer found inspiration in the New Worlds of the US, and his music has been to the moon, but it was in his native Bohemia that his heart lay.

Rian Evans

11, Nov, 2020 @12:04 PM

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Global report: new Covid lockdown in Hungary as Belgium passes second peak
Portugal imposes state of emergency; global cases pass 50m; infections in Germany ‘levelling off’

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

09, Nov, 2020 @4:07 PM

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Global coronavirus report: Italian police use teargas to disperse lockdown protests
WHO tells countries ‘not to give up’ as virus fatigue sets in; protesters and police clash in Barcelona; US daily deaths rise 10% in two weeks

Martin Farrer

27, Oct, 2020 @5:58 AM

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Who in Europe is getting it right on Covid?
Different approaches are having notably different outcomes

Jon Henley

25, Oct, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Czech health minister set to lose job after breaching his own Covid rules
Roman Prymula photographed leaving Prague restaurant that appeared to be illicitly open

Robert Tait in Prague

23, Oct, 2020 @12:03 PM

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Covid surge 'very serious' in Germany and 'out of control' in Spain
Czech PM apologises for bringing back tough measures; Poland and Croatia set daily records

Peter Beaumont

22, Oct, 2020 @4:10 PM

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