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Tweet of the Week: Central European politics expert Kieran Williams on the launch of ANO’s European elections campaign (@KDWilliams7 on Twitter) [Social Media Post] 0

Tweet of the Week: Central European politics expert Kieran Williams on the launch of ANO’s European elections campaign (@KDWilliams7 on Twitter) [Social Media Post]

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Taxi driver charges 8,700 crowns to take tourists from airport to hotel in Prague 5-Smichov – around 16 times the usual price (550 Kc); money is refunded after cops track down driver (Tydenik Policie) [Social Media Post] 0

Taxi driver charges 8,700 crowns to take tourists from airport to hotel in Prague 5-Smichov – around 16 times the usual price (550 Kc); money is refunded after cops track down driver (Tydenik Policie) [Social Media Post]

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Azerbaijani couple leave 17,500 euros in cash on table at filling station near Nove Straseci, Central Bohemia; customs officials help them get it back from the staff who stole it; money was for medical procedure in Berlin (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Azerbaijani couple leave 17,500 euros in cash on table at filling station near Nove Straseci, Central Bohemia; customs officials help them get it back from the staff who stole it; money was for medical procedure in Berlin (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Fotbal: Slavia Praha launch their own “Slavisticka 11” beer; Pivovar Lobkowicz-brewed lager being sold at club’s Sinobo Stadium (Eden) and via proSlavisty merchandise shops (SK Slavia Praha) [Social Media Post] 0

Fotbal: Slavia Praha launch their own “Slavisticka 11” beer; Pivovar Lobkowicz-brewed lager being sold at club’s Sinobo Stadium (Eden) and via proSlavisty merchandise shops (SK Slavia Praha) [Social Media Post]

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Riegrovy sady: No construction likely on former beer garden site for foreseeable future after Prague 2 rejected Austrian landlord ZET-Invest’s plans; no contact from Austrians “for months,” says Prague 2 Mayor Vaclav Vondrasek (Flowee City) [Social Media Post] 0

Riegrovy sady: No construction likely on former beer garden site for foreseeable future after Prague 2 rejected Austrian landlord ZET-Invest’s plans; no contact from Austrians “for months,” says Prague 2 Mayor Vaclav Vondrasek (Flowee City) [Social Media Post]

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Breaking: Woman dies in fire in flat on Hasova street, Prague 4-Modrany following possible grenade attack; objects found at scene may be other explosive devices (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Breaking: Woman dies in fire in flat on Hasova street, Prague 4-Modrany following possible grenade attack; objects found at scene may be other explosive devices (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Populist right-wing politician Vaclav Klaus Jr. asks Facebook to come up with name for his new party; suggestions include “Klaus Klaus Klan”, “Klaustrofobie” and “Strana Svobodneho Selskeho Rozumu” (“Party of Free Common Sense”) – or SSSR (“USSR”) for short (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Populist right-wing politician Vaclav Klaus Jr. asks Facebook to come up with name for his new party; suggestions include “Klaus Klaus Klan”, “Klaustrofobie” and “Strana Svobodneho Selskeho Rozumu” (“Party of Free Common Sense”) – or SSSR (“USSR”) for short (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Mysterious staged video of President Zeman giving his walking stick to old Chinese woman sent to several Czech media outlets; presidential spokesman Jiri Ovcacek calls it “cute fake” (YouTube) [Social Media Post] 0

Mysterious staged video of President Zeman giving his walking stick to old Chinese woman sent to several Czech media outlets; presidential spokesman Jiri Ovcacek calls it “cute fake” (YouTube) [Social Media Post]

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