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Update 2: Charles Bridge-cleaner Miloslav Cerny murdered his wife and her lover in 1999, and served 12 and a half years of a 20-year prison sentence (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Update 2: Charles Bridge-cleaner Miloslav Cerny murdered his wife and her lover in 1999, and served 12 and a half years of a 20-year prison sentence (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Richard Vyskovsky, creator of ingenious paper models for Czech children’s magazine ABC, dies at the age of 90 (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Richard Vyskovsky, creator of ingenious paper models for Czech children’s magazine ABC, dies at the age of 90 (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Charles Bridge’s phantom cleaner reveals his identity: Miloslav Cerny, who makes his living removing graffiti, used high-pressure steam jet and says his technique is more efficient and less damaging than that planned by official restorers (Seznam Zpravy) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Charles Bridge’s phantom cleaner reveals his identity: Miloslav Cerny, who makes his living removing graffiti, used high-pressure steam jet and says his technique is more efficient and less damaging than that planned by official restorers (Seznam Zpravy) [Social Media Post]

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Person or persons unknown cleans German tourists’ graffiti off Charles Bridge, before official restoration work begins; conservationists worried that paint-removal might have damaged bridge’s stonework (Seznam Zpravy) [Social Media Post] 0

Person or persons unknown cleans German tourists’ graffiti off Charles Bridge, before official restoration work begins; conservationists worried that paint-removal might have damaged bridge’s stonework (Seznam Zpravy) [Social Media Post]

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Terton Foundation, led by Tibetan Lama Tsori Dechen Rinpoce, wants to turn former “Wannieck” coal mine in Kamenne Zehrovice, Central Bohemia, into Buddhist centre (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Terton Foundation, led by Tibetan Lama Tsori Dechen Rinpoce, wants to turn former “Wannieck” coal mine in Kamenne Zehrovice, Central Bohemia, into Buddhist centre (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Czech internet users mock celebrity Emma Smetana for posting Notre Dame fire selfie on Instagram (Expres.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Czech internet users mock celebrity Emma Smetana for posting Notre Dame fire selfie on Instagram (Expres.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Culture Minister Antonin Stanek to offer France help from Czech church-restoration experts if Notre Dame can be saved from fire (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Culture Minister Antonin Stanek to offer France help from Czech church-restoration experts if Notre Dame can be saved from fire (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post]

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City of Prague plans new “Cubist” bridge, known as “Dvorecky most”, between Prague 4-Podoli and Prague 5-Zlichov; construction could begin in 2022 (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

City of Prague plans new “Cubist” bridge, known as “Dvorecky most”, between Prague 4-Podoli and Prague 5-Zlichov; construction could begin in 2022 (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Video: Pardubice residents continue to use spectacularly dangerous wooden footbridge across Chrudimka river despite closure and repeated warnings (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: Pardubice residents continue to use spectacularly dangerous wooden footbridge across Chrudimka river despite closure and repeated warnings (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Prague 5’s notorious giant concrete planters set to disappear from streets “within three months”; local council gave all 239 away to anyone willing to transport them (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Prague 5’s notorious giant concrete planters set to disappear from streets “within three months”; local council gave all 239 away to anyone willing to transport them (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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