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New haircuts, old ideology: film warns of shifting far-right strategy in Europe

They’ve ditched the shaven heads but, despite recent setbacks, they remain a threat, says film-maker Christian SchwochowInside a university auditorium in Prague, a young man in a crisp black shirt and white trainers is railing against the pro-immigration politicians he holds responsible for a recent Islamist terror attack in Berlin. To build a safer Europe, he yells, “we have to get rid of those responsible for these murderous policies”.A woman in the crowd voices her support with a shout of “Si...
Tags: Europe, Film, France, Germany, Berlin, Prague, Austria, Migration, The far right, Christian, Islamophobia, Antisemitism

Czech Parliament Backs New Pandemic Powers as Government Seeks Tighter Lockdown

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech lower house on Friday approved a bill giving the Health Ministry new powers without needing a state of emergency order...
Tags: Prague, Reuters, Health Ministry, Czech Parliament Backs New Pandemic Powers

Czech Airline Group Smartwings Returns Boeing 737 MAX to Service

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech airline group Smartwings said on Thursday it had returned Boeing's 737 MAX 8 to service after a nearly two-year...
Tags: Prague, Boeing, Reuters, Smartwings, Czech Airline Group Smartwings Returns Boeing

Gorilla loses appetite, lions develop cough after catching COVID-19 at Prague Zoo

A gorilla and two lions have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Prague Zoo, which is closed amid lockdown restrictions in the country. ...
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Calling Czech VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC

TechCrunch is embarking on a major project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe, and their cities. Our survey of VCs in the Czech Republic and Prague will capture how the country is faring, and what changes are being wrought amongst investors by the coronavirus pandemic. We’d like to know how the Prague, and the broader Czech, startup scene is evolving, how the tech sector is being impacted by COVID-19, and, generally, how your thinking will evolve from here. Our survey will only ...
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Mews Announces the Future of Hospitality Online Series to Highlight How Industry Leaders Are Embracing Change

PRAGUE - Mews, the leading cloud-based property management system, is to host a series of online events featuring industry leaders discussing how the recovery will look - and how the sector can benefit now and in the future. The series is designed to bring together knowledge and insights from leading hoteliers and hospitality thinkers in an open discussion about the themes and challenges that matter most. With a different theme each month, expect to uncover the ways in which the experts a...
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Checking in on Former 2019-20 Capitals

After two consecutive first-round exits for the Washington Capitals, personnel changes were to be expected. The team now has their third head coach in four seasons, a starting goaltender not wearing the number 70 for the first time in nearly a decade, and four new skaters with six combined Stanley Cups. Caps fans have watched their offseason additions for roughly a quarter of the season now, so they’ve seen what they bring to the table. But how are the former members of the 2019-20 Capitals team...
Tags: Florida, Washington, Sport, Prague, Vancouver, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Florida Panthers, Auston Matthews, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks, Canucks, Braden Holtby

How art and design can rebuild a community

In the spring of 2016, a striking art installation was constructed outside MIT's building E15. The work consisted of 20,000 small green plexiglass squares, with intricate holes cut in each one, depicting vanished or endangered pieces of global cultural heritage, including buildings, monuments, and sculptures. Attached to fencing about 40 feet high, the squares collectively formed an image of the Arch of Triumph from Palmyra, Syria, an ancient treasure destroyed by fundamentalists in 2015.Lit up ...
Tags: Art, Germany, Berlin, Toronto, History, War, Mit, Architecture, Prague, Austria, United States, Egypt, Harvard University, Islam, Innovation, Serbia

Czech Republic Faces 'Hellish Days', Needs Tighter COVID Measures, PM Says

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic must tighten measures to combat the pandemic and prevent a "catastrophe" in hospitals in the coming weeks as...
Tags: Czech Republic, Prague, Reuters

Mark Rubin, prominent builder of Riverside projects, dies at 84

Mark Rubin, Holocaust survivor, builder of Riverside office towers, townhouses and shopping centers in Riverside, and advocate for a UC Riverside medical school, has died. He was 84. Rubin, a Beverly Hills resident, never lived in Riverside or the surrounding area, but considered it to be a prime location for future Southern California growth, said daughter Michelle Rubin of Los Angeles, who is president of Regional Properties. “My dad just said, ‘I love building in Riverside. I love the people,...
Tags: New York, Germany, Los Angeles, Sport, Prague, Soccer, Obituaries, Beverly Hills, Local News, Southern California, John Warren, Mark, Riverside, Czechoslovakia, Pam, Rubin

Slovak Minister Asks EU Partners for Vaccines to Help 'Tragic' COVID Situation

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Slovakia's foreign minister called on EU partners on Monday to send an advance vaccine shipment to the central European country...
Tags: Eu, Prague, Reuters Slovakia, EU Partners

Listen to the world: Radio Garden app brings stations to millions in lockdown

Free app allowing access to 30,000 stations proves hit for audiences stuck at homeEver fancied listening to some pop music from Prague? Rock from Russia, or talk from Taiwan? With the pandemic limiting travel abroad, an online app has ignited the imagination of millions, allowing them to experience new sounds and travel the globe by radio.The free app, Radio Garden, which carries tens of thousands of radio stations broadcasting live 24 hours a day, has seen a huge spike in popularity during the ...
Tags: Apps, Technology, Media, Internet, Russia, UK News, World news, Taiwan, Radio, Culture, Prague, Television & radio, Radio industry

Leicester boss hails ‘really good result’ after Slavia stalemate

Prague (AFP) – Leicester were held to a goalless draw at Slavia Prague in their Europa League last 32, first leg game behind closed doors on Thursday. Leicester, who are third in the Premier League,... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Prague, Soccer, Leicester, Europa League, Afp, Slavia Prague, Slavia

Leicester held by Slavia Prague in Europa League

Prague (AFP) – Leicester were held to a goalless draw at Slavia Prague in their Europa League last 32, first leg game behind closed doors on Thursday. Leicester, who are third in the Premier League,... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Slavia Prague 0-0 Leicester: Foxes held to goalless draw in Prague

Leicester City come away with a goalless draw in their Europa League last 32 tie against Slavia Prague.
Tags: Football, Prague, Leicester, Leicester City, Europa League, Slavia Prague

Czech PM Asks EU's Michel to Help Ease German Border Controls for Trucks

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Central European countries asked European Council President Charles Michel to help ease controls imposed by Germany on the Czech...
Tags: Germany, Eu, Prague, European Council, Michel, Charles Michel, Reuters Central, Border Controls for Trucks

AstraZeneca, Czechs Discuss Extra Vaccine, but Sticking to EU Deal

PRAGUE (Reuters) - AstraZeneca has asked the Czech authorities about possible demand for more vaccine later this year, but any supplies would have...
Tags: Eu, Prague, Astrazeneca, Reuters AstraZeneca

Czech Republic Plans Reopening of Schools From March, With Testing

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech government plans to reopen schools for more students from March 1 with regular testing for coronavirus infections,...
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The Latest: Australia receives over 142,000 vaccine doses

By The Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia — Australia will begin vaccinating its population against COVID-19 next week after its first shipment of Pfizer vaccine was delivered on Monday. More than 142,000 doses had arrived at Sydney airport, the government said. Health care, aged care and quarantine workers will be among the first to be vaccinated from Feb. 22. Prime Minister Scott Morrison will also be among the first to receive a dose in a bid to raise public confidence in the program. Austr...
Tags: Health, Business, Japan, England, New York, London, Minnesota, Australia, California, Mexico, India, Uncategorized, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Mario Draghi

The Latest: Auckland, New Zealand begins 3-day lockdown

By The Associated Press NEW ZEALAND — New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland has begun a three-day lockdown following the discovery of three unexplained coronavirus cases in the community. Health officials say the cases are of the more contagious variant first found in Britain and that genome testing hadn’t linked them to any previous known cases. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the lockdown after an urgent meeting with other top lawmakers in the Cabinet. She says they decided to take a ...
Tags: Health, Business, Japan, England, New York, London, Minnesota, California, Cdc, Mexico, France, China, Russia, India, Uncategorized, America

The Latest: COVID cases fall in California, but deaths high

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The rates of new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations continue to fall across California, but the state’s death toll remains persistently high. California on Sunday reported another 408 deaths, bringing the total since the outbreak began to more than 46,840 — the highest in the nation. Despite the grim death count, health officials are confident that California is emerging from its worst surge of the pandemic. The number of patients in hospitals with ...
Tags: Health, Business, Japan, England, New York, London, Minnesota, California, Cdc, Mexico, France, China, Russia, India, Uncategorized, Atlanta

The Latest: Italy keeps ski slopes closed, a blow to tourism

By The Associated Press ROME — On the eve of what was supposed to finally be the much-delayed opening of Italy’s ski slopes, the government yanked permission because high circulation of a coronavirus variant. Health Minister Roberto Speranza’s ordinance on Sunday forbidding amateur skiing at least until March 5 effectively kills hopes of ski lift operators and resort owners to salvage at least some of the season. The ministry noted that analyses of virus samples indicate that a variant found in ...
Tags: Health, Business, Japan, England, New York, London, Minnesota, California, Cdc, Mexico, France, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, India, Uncategorized

Czech Government Agrees Last-Minute COVID-19 Lockdown Deal

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech government reached a last-minute deal with regional governors on Sunday to call a new state of emergency for 14 days...
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The Latest: Mexico targets remote elderly with new shots

By The Associated Press Mexico received a shipment of 870,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses from a plant in India Sunday and laid out plans to vaccinate elderly people in the country’s poorest, most remote areas first. Mexico has so far used Pfizer shots to vaccinate frontline health workers, but has nearly run out of those. So the government will start applying its first doses of the AstraZeneca shot, which it purchased at $4 each. Critics say it would be quicker and more efficient to start vaccina...
Tags: Health, Business, Japan, England, New York, London, Minnesota, California, Cdc, Mexico, France, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, India, Uncategorized

The Latest: UK study finds new variant may be more deadly

By The Associated Press LONDON — U.K. government scientific advisers say the COVID-19 variant now predominant in the country may be up to 70% more deadly than previous variants, underscoring concerns about how mutations may change the characteristics of the disease. The findings from the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group, published Friday on the government’s website, build on preliminary research released Jan. 21. The group includes experts from universities and public ag...
Tags: Health, Business, Japan, UK, England, New York, London, Minnesota, California, Cdc, France, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, Uncategorized, Atlanta

The coronavirus is going to stick around forever. Get ready for the new normal.

Samantha Lee/Insider The spread of coronavirus variants means COVID-19 will likely be around forever.  People might require regular booster shots to fight new variants of the coronavirus. But experts caution that it's impossible to vaccinate everyone in the world yearly, so the virus will continue to circulate. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As the pandemic approaches its second year, the coronavirus has morphed into a tougher foe than ever.A number of mutations t...
Tags: UK, US, Tel Aviv, America, Trends, Frankfurt, Prague, South Africa, Healthcare, Brazil, Pfizer, Portland Oregon, Smith, Emory University, Duke Health, University of Washington

Europe shivers under massive cold snap

Associated Press PARIS — Workers at the Eiffel Tower used a blowtorch to melt the ice collecting on its surfaces and snow was blocking roads and halting trains and school buses Wednesday across northern France. Amid a European cold snap, areas in Normandy and Brittany unused to such icy conditions were closing highways for lack of snow-clearing equipment. In parts of the Paris region, local authorities halted school buses and urged parents to keep their children at home. Snow blanketed the Frenc...
Tags: Europe, News, France, Germany, Environment, Sport, World news, Prague, Britain, Soccer, Normandy, Paris, Belgium, Associated Press, Eiffel Tower, Brussels

Botanique Hotel Prague Blooms with Infor

Infor today announced that Botanique Hotel Prague, a newly independent lifestyle hotel in central Prague, has implemented Infor EzRMS. The application provides a centralised revenue management software solution that delivers an intelligent, dynamic, and consistent view of optimal potential revenue for the hotel's 214 rooms.
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Comment on gingerbread biscotti by Laura D

After finding this recipe a couple of years ago, I make these year round, they are that satisfying… to reach into the cookie jar and grab one for a quick treat with coffee is my little bit of heaven! They make excellent hostess and holiday gifts. I consistently make these with all white whole wheat flour, light instead of dark brown sugar, and always a bit more spice just because… they are wonderful without the final sugar/cin dip. Last batch I made in December I shipped to my son and family in...
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Malicious Chrome and Edge Add-Ons Had a Novel Way To Hide On 3 Million Devices

In December, Ars reported that as many as 3 million people had been infected by Chrome and Edge browser extensions that stole personal data and redirected users to ad or phishing sites. Now, the researchers who discovered the scam have revealed the lengths the extension developers took to hide their nefarious deeds. Ars Technica reports: Researchers from Prague-based Avast said on Wednesday that the extension developers employed a novel way to hide malicious traffic sent between infected devices...
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