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Czech Republic: Country in Central Europe
The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name Czechia and formerly known as Bohemia, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Austria to the south, Germany to the west, Poland to the northeast, and Slovakia to the east. The Czech Republic has a hilly landscape that covers an area of 78,871 square kilometers (30,452 sq mi) with a mostly temperate continental and oceanic climate.

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Zoo pelicans moved to heated enclosure ahead of winter [Video]

Zoo pelicans moved to heated enclosure ahead of winter

For most wild birds, seasonal change rhymes with migration to warmer regions of the world. But for their captive counterparts in Czech Republic, it's time to move from an open air pond to a heated..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
Babiš calls unvaccinated 'selfish' amid protests over new restrictions [Video]

Babiš calls unvaccinated 'selfish' amid protests over new restrictions

From Monday, the unvaccinated in the Czech Republic won't be able to visit restaurants, bars, cinemas and theatres.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:30Published
Czech politics in limbo with hospitalised president too ill to work [Video]

Czech politics in limbo with hospitalised president too ill to work

Milos Zeman, 77, was rushed to hospital on October 10, a day after the country's general election.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:11Published
Austrian and Czech patients share Europe's first cross-border medical centre [Video]

Austrian and Czech patients share Europe's first cross-border medical centre

Where the iron curtain once prevailed, doctors and interpreters now care for patients from both Austria and the Czech Republic.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:37Published
Czech election: Babiš remains frontrunner with presidential backing [Video]

Czech election: Babiš remains frontrunner with presidential backing

Ten and a half million Czech citizens will head up to the polls this Friday for the parliamentary elections.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:34Published

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One person killed after cable car crash in northern Czech Republic

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One person has been killed after a cable car crashed in the northern Czech Republic, officials have said.
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Danny Ward: Wales boss Page backs keeper to 'bounce back' after Czech error

Wales manager Robert Page says goalkeeper Danny Ward will "bounce back" after his error in Friday's World Cup qualifying draw with the Czech Republic.
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World Cup qualifying: Injury-hit Wales face 'massive' game in Czech Republic

Wales will again be without several first-team players for Friday's "massive" World Cup qualifier in the Czech Republic.
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Alex Kral in West Ham talks after Nikola Vlasic signs five-year deal

West Ham enter talks to sign Czech Republic midfielder Alex Kral from Spartak Moscow after completing a move for Nikola Vlasic from CSKA Moscow.
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Celtic 3-0 Jablonec (agg 7-2) - Celtic cruise into Europa League play-off

Celtic continue their recent resurgence as they strolled past the Czech Republic's FK Jablonec in the third qualifying round of the Europa League at Celtic Park.
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Two people reported dead in Czech Republic train crash

Two people are reported to have been killed in a train crash in the Czech Republic.
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Tokyo Olympics: Team USA beat Czech Republic 119-84 - highlights

Watch the best plays as Team USA's men's basketball team beat the Czech Republic 119-84.
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Wimbledon 2021: 'A destiny fulfilled' as Ashleigh Barty wins Wimbledon title

Watch the moment Australia's Ashleigh Barty wins the Wimbledon title after beating the Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova in three sets.
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Wimbledon 2021: Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova beat Belarus's Aryna Sabalenka to book place in Wimbledon final - highlights

Watch highlights as Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova sweeps past Belarus's Aryna Sabalenka by two sets to one to book her place in the final at Wimbledon.
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Scientists get trout addicted to methamphetamine in drug pollution experiment

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Scientists investigating the impact of drug pollution in freshwater streams in the Czech Republic found they could get trout addicted to methamphetamine.
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Wimbledon 2021: Australia's Ashleigh Barty beats the Czech Republic's Katherina Siniakova in straight sets - best shots

Watch the best shots as Australia's Ashleigh Barty beats the Czech Republic's Katerina Siniakova in straight sets to book a place in the fourth round at Wimbledon.
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Euro 2020: Denmark edge Czech Republic to reach semi-finals

Watch highlights as Kasper Dolberg's well-timed strike helped Denmark beat Czech Republic 2-1 to advance to the semi-finals of Euro 2020 facing either England or Ukraine at Wembley.
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Czech Republic 1-2 Denmark: Impressive Danes reach semi-finals

Denmark's impressive and emotional Euro 2020 campaign continues as they march on to the semi-finals courtesy of a victory over the Czech Republic in Baku.
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Euro 2020: 'Super delivery, fine finish' - Dolberg doubles Denmark's lead

Striker Kasper Dolberg scores a brilliant volley from a perfectly placed cross to double Denmark's lead against Czech Republic during their quarter-final tie in Baku.
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Wimbledon 2021: Karolina Pliskova beats Tereza Martincova in third round - best shots

Watch the best shot as Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova beats her fellow compatriot Tereza Martincova 6-3 6-3 to secure a place in fourth round at Wimbledon.
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Czech president calls transgender people 'disgusting'

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Czech President Milos Zeman has said he finds transgender people "disgusting", while appearing to support a new Hungarian law banning educational programmes and material for children which the..
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EURO 2020: Work-rate & bully ball - How Czech Republic toppled the Netherlands

Dion Dublin and Martin Keown analyse Czech Republic's attacking play in their 2-0 win against the Netherlands in the round of 16 at Euro 2020.
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Belgium dump holders Portugal out of Euro 2020 - after Czech Republic stun Netherlands

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Belgium dumped holders Portugal out of Euro 2020 to set up an enticing quarter-final clash with Italy - after the Czech Republic pulled off one of the shocks of the tournament by beating the..
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Matthijs de Ligt: Netherlands lost to Czech Republic 'because of what I did'

The Netherlands suffered a shock Euro 2020 exit to the Czech Republic but one man took the blame.
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Euro 2020: Czech Republic beat the Netherlands to reach quarter-finals

Watch Czech Republic reach the European Championship quarter-finals as goals from Tomáš Holeš and Patrik Schick complete a 2-0 victory over 10-man Netherlands, who had defender Matthijs de Ligt sent..
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Euro 2020: Patrik Schick puts Czech Republic 2-0 up against the Netherlands

Patrik Schick nets his fourth goal of the tournament, tucking the ball into the bottom corner with a first-time finish from eight yards to make it Czech Republic 2-0 Netherlands.
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Netherlands 0-2 Czech Republic: Tomas Holes and Patrik Schick goals shock Dutch

The Czech Republic shock 10-man Netherlands to book their place in the quarter-finals of the European Championship.
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Euro 2020: Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt sent off for deliberate handball

Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt is sent off for a deliberate handball in the second half against Czech Republic with the score 0-0 in their European Championship last-16 tie in Budapest.
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Euro 2020: Uefa says rainbow flags allowed in stadium for Netherlands v Czech Republic

Uefa says rainbow flags are allowed into the stadium for the Netherlands' last-16 tie with the Czech Republic in Budapest, following reports such items were being confiscated.
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Archive: Netherlands v Czech Republic - Euro 2004

Relive a classic encounter from Euro 2004 as a Czech side led by European Footballer of the Year Pavel Nedved battle back from 2-0 down to win their group stage match against Holland.
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Match of the Day pundit Micah Richards praises Bukayo Saka's "fearless" performance against Czech Republic which saw England win 1-0 and secured top spot in group D at the European Championship.
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Czech Republic 0-1 England: 'England top group but must find another gear'

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Euro 2020: Gareth Southgate frustrated by 'bizarre' Covid protocol

England manager Gareth Southgate describes the Covid-19 regulations that prevented Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell from playing against the Czech Republic as "bizarre".
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England 1-0 Czech Republic: Raheem Sterling strike ensures Three Lions win group

Raheem Sterling's second goal of Euro 2020 sees England beat the Czech Republic to win Group D and set up a last-16 tie against France, Germany, Portugal or Hungary at Wembley.
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Euro 2020: Raheem Sterling strike secures top spot for England

Watch highlights as a Raheem Sterling strike secures the top spot in Group D for England with a 1-0 win against the Czech Republic.
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Euro 2020: Raheem Sterling header gives England the lead at Wembley against Czech Republic

Jack Grealish chips a delivery towards the back post and Raheem Sterling heads it in from close range to make it 1-0 against the Czech Republic, at Wembley during Euro 2020.
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Euro 2020: All the latest as England take on Czech Republic

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Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell out of England's Euro 2020 clash with Czech Republic

England's Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell are out of Tuesday's game with the Czech Republic as they self-isolate because of a risk of Covid-19 exposure.
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Euro 2020: Why it’s time for Jordan Henderson to return for England - Danny Murphy

Former England midfielder and BBC Sport columnist Danny Murphy says the Three Lions' final game in Group D against the Czech Republic is the perfect time to bring Jordan Henderson back into midfield.
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Euro 2020: Jack Grealish's incredible journey to the England number seven shirt

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'There's quite a doubt' - Gareth Southgate on chances of Mount and Chilwell facing Czechs

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England's Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount have to self-isolate after coming into close contact with Scotland's Billy Gilmour and could now miss Tuesday's game against the Czech Republic at Wembley.
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Euro 2020: What England need to change against Czech Republic - Alan Shearer

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Euro 2020: Ivan Perisic strike earns Croatia point after controversial VAR penalty for Czech Republic

Ivan Perisic's brilliant solo goal earned Croatia a point after Czech Republic opened the scoring with a controversial penalty in the first half of their Euro 2020 group stage fixture.
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Croatia 1-1 Czech Republic: Patrik Schick penalty puts Czechs on verge of last 16

The Czech Republic took a huge step towards qualifying for the last 16 at Euro 2020 with an entertaining draw against Croatia at Hampden Park.
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Euro 2020: 'Ivan Perisic with a real piece of quality' - Croatia equalise with Perisic strike

Ivan Perisic cuts in from the left and strikes the ball across the keeper to bring Croatia back level against Czech Republic in the Euro 2020 group stage.
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Euro 2020: 'Controversial award of the penalty' - Patrik Schick scores spot kick after VAR check

Patrik Schick puts the Czech Republic 1-0 up against Croatia after converting a controversial penalty when VAR asked referee Carlos del Cerro Grande to take a second look at an elbow from Dejan Lovren.
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Euro 2020: Scotland 0-2 Czech Republic - 'Question time as bitter reality hits'

Steve Clarke must repair his players' badly bruised morale after a masterclass in Scottish football angst, writes Tom English.
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Euro 2020: Scotland 0-2 Czech Republic - 'Painfully familiar, as Scots suffer again'

How Scotland's historic day of vibrant pageantry and football fever turned nightmarish at Hampden.
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Euro 2020: Was Patrik Schick's goal for Czechs against Scotland greatest at finals?

BBC Scotland looks at how Czech Republic's Patrik Schick's half-way line wonder goal capped off a sublime performance to silence Hampden.
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Euro 2020 Scotland 0-2 Czech Republic: I don't think there was much in it - Steve Clarke

Scotland manager Steve Clarke says it was a ''good learning experience'' following a 2-0 defeat to Czech Republic at Hampden.
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Euro 2020: Scotland showed great character despite defeat - Darren Fletcher

Darren Fletcher comments on the positive work ethic of the Scottish players as they were beaten 2-0 by Czech Republic at Euro 2020.
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Euro 2020: Andy Robertson says Scotland made to pay for missed chances against Czechs

Scotland's failure to take their chances is what cost them in their opening Euro 2020 defeat by the Czech Republic, says captain Andy Robertson.
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