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  1. Tomas Cerny joins Hibs on deal until end of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. HIBERNIAN have confirmed the signing of former Hamilton Academical goalkeeper TomA A A ernA1 2 on a deal until the end of the current season.

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  2. Kim Pyong-il, son of Kim Il-sung, to be new North Korean ambassador to the Czech RepublicRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Radio Prague

    Kim Pyong-il, son of Kim Il-sung, dictator and founder of the North Korean totalitarian regime, will be the new North Korean ambassador to the Czech Republic, the E15.cz news site reported. Kim Pyong-il will take office after handing his credentials to Czech President Milos Zeman.

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  3. Ledecka wins gold at Snowboard World ChampionshipRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Radio Prague

    Ester LedeckA took the women's gold medal in parallel slalom at the Snowboard World Championship in Lachtal, Austria on Thursday. The youngest competitor in the women's event, 19-year-old LedeckA won the title after her final opponent, Olympic champion Julia Dujmovits of Austria, was disqualified for sliding off course.

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  4. Crime rate drops by 11 percent year-on-yearRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Radio Prague

    The crime rate in the Czech Republic fell significantly last year. Some 288,660 crimes were committed last year, which is over 11 percent fewer than the number recorded in 2013, the president of the Czech Police, TomA A TuhA1 2, told journalists on Friday.

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  5. High court upholds sentences in women-trafficking caseRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Radio Prague

    The High Court in Olomouc on Thursday upheld sentences of five and six years respectively for trafficking in women. The suspects - a man and a woman -were found guilty of bringing over two young women from Honduras to work as waitresses in restaurants and then forcing them into prostitution.

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  6. New Skoda Fabia voted Car of the Year 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Radio Prague

    The new Skoda Fabia was voted Car of the Year 2015 in the Czech Republic, ahead of Volkswagen Passat and Mercedes Benz C in a contest organised by motoring journalists in cooperation with the Car Importers Association and the Automotive Industry Association. The winners of the individual categories were BMW X4 among off-road and large capacity vehicles, Mazda 3 among mid-sized and large cars and Fabia among city cars.

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  7. More insurance companies sign contracts with Prague Proton Therapy CentreRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Radio Prague

    Two Czech insurance companies -A eskA pA A myslovA zdravotnA pojiA tovna and OborovA zdravotnA pojiA tovna -have signed contracts with the Prague Proton Therapy Centre, a spokeswoman for the centre confirmed on Thursday. Previously the centre had a contract for cooperation with a single Czech insurance company -VojenskA zdravotnA pojiA tovna - and served largely for foreign clients.

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  8. New Skoda Fabia wins Car of the Year 2015 awardRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Radio Prague

    The new Skoda Fabia has won the Car of the Year 2015 award in the Czech Republic, ahead of Volkswagen Passat and Mercedes Benz C in a contest organised by motoring journalists in cooperation with the Car Importers Association and the Automotive Industry Association. The winners of the individual categories were BMW X4 among off-road and large capacity vehicles, Mazda 3 among mid-sized and large cars and Fabia among city cars.

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  9. Yevgenii Rotsthtein Dogayev to remain in custodyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Radio Prague

    Russian citizen Yevgenii Rotsthtein Dogayev, who attempted to highjack a plane from Moscow to Geneva in 2006, will remain in custody pending a court hearing. The suspect who was extradited from Great Britain to the Czech Republic last October had protested against his detention and asked to be investigated at liberty.

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  10. Former MP on the run asks for presidential pardonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Radio Prague

    Former MP Petr Wolf, who is on the run after being sentenced to 6 years for fraud, has asked for a presidential pardon. Mr. Wolf went into hiding shortly before he was due to start serving his prison sentence two years ago.

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  11. Czech vendors given suspended sentence for sale of lethal alcoholRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Czech Happenings

    A Czech court today imposed a three-year and a two-year suspended sentences on Olomouc vendors for selling lethal bootleg spirits that claimed two lives and another two people survived the poisoning. Za prodej smrticiho alkoholu v Olomouci potrestal 21. ledna olomoucky krajsky soud provozovatele obchodu Ludka Vejmolu triletym podminenym trestem.

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  12. Russian accused of trying to hijack plane extradited from UK to Czech RepublicRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Radio Prague

    A Russian citizen accused of attempting to hijack a plane which was forced to make an emergency landing in Prague has been extradited to the Czech Republic from the UK. Evgeny Dogaev is now in custody in the Czech capital over the attempted hijacking of a flight from Moscow to Geneva in 2006.

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  13. Berdych, Pliskova and Hradecka reach third round in MelbourneRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Radio Prague

    Czech players TomA A Berdych, KarolA na PlA A kovA and Lucie HradeckA have reached the third round of the Australian Open. World number seven Berdych became the first player to reach round three of the Grand Slam competition after a 7-6 6-2 6-2 defeat of Juergen Melzer of Austria on Wednesday.

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  14. Coalition leaders back curb on shop opening hoursRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Radio Prague

    A proposal to force supermarkets and other shops to close on certain state holidays has won the broad support of the coalition government parties. Backing for the move which stems from the upper house of parliament, the Senate, was agreed at a meeting of leading government figures on Tuesday.

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  15. Legal battle continues over minister's sacking from past postRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Radio Prague

    A legal battle over whether the current Minister of Culture, Daniel Herman, was wrongly dismissed as the head of the state Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes deepened on Wednesday. Prague's Municipal Court overturned an earlier ruling that Herman was wrongly dismissed with the case now returning to the lower court.

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  16. Norwegian authorities reduce Czech mother's access to children taken into careRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Radio Prague

    The authorities in Norway have reduced a Czech mother's access to her children to two visits of 15 minutes a year. A decision on whether to put the two boys up for adoption has not yet been reached.

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  17. Daily news summary 20.1.2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Radio Prague

    The chairwoman of the Supreme Court, Iva BroA3 4ovA , has announced her resignation. Justice BroA3 4ovA , who is 63, said she would step down on Wednesday for age reasons and to help ensure other changes in the court's leadership went smoothly.

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  18. Court overturns verdicts in deadly bootleg spirits caseRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Radio Prague

    A court has overturned the verdicts of seven people charged in connection with a bootleg spirits scandal that left over 40 people dead. In a closed session on Tuesday, the Olomouc Supreme Court returned the case to the ZlA n District Court.

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  19. Middlesbrough sign Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas on loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Ghanamma.com

    Kalas spent the first half of the season on loan at Bundesliga outfit Cologne, but failed to make a single senior appearance. The centre-back, who can also operate on the right side of the defence, will hope for regular first-team football with a Middlesbrough side pushing for a return to the Premier League.

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  20. Chelsea defender completes Middlesbrough switchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Business News

    Kalas, 21, joined Chelsea from hometown club Sigma Olomouc in the summer of 2010 for a reported 5.2 million fee, and has since made four total appearances for the Blues . The Czech Republic international spent two consecutive campaigns on loan at Dutch club Vitesse between 2011 and 2013, before joining FC Cologne this past summer on another season-long deal.

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