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An insensitive remark has spiked issues in the UEFA football league as Slavia Prague player Ondřej Kúdela is accused of telling Glen Kamara, a black Sierra Leonian descent, that he’s a monkey.  In a match between Slavia Prague and the Rangers, Czech fans accused their Scottish opponents of playing dirty and “violently” the entire time during a 2-0 victory for Slavia. CNN Prima put together a compilation of the controversial fouls from the Rangers. Kemar Roofe, a Ranger, struck the Slavia goalkeeper with a questionably high foot, sending him off the field in a stretcher. It’s not clear whether it was intentional or not, but for Slavia Prague players, this was the final straw in what they saw as aRead more.

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With the current phase of COVID-19 restrictions coming to an end on March 21st, Czech officials will be discussing what’s in store for the country moving forward.  According to health minister Jan Blatný, a few small things will be relaxed but the ban on movement between districts will probably remain in place. “Most likely, we’ll consider relaxing some of the more stringent measures. In particular, there’s a possibility that we’ll give some lenience for leisure activities. I will definitely not recommend cancelling the measure that restricts the movement between individual districts.”  Jan Hamáček, minister of the interior, echoed Blatný. “It’s possible that we’ll allow movement within the district for the purpose of recreation.” Czech authorities will also be buying moreRead more.

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Kutná Hora, 71km east of Prague is one of the country’s underrated gems, flush with mystery, history, and prime Czech aesthetics. Dominating its skyline is the epic St. Barbara’s Church and its neighbouring Jesuit College, and strolling through the narrow streets reveals a tapestry of Baroque, Gothic, and Roman style architectural styles displaying the long history of the town. Not seen from afar but noticeable by its cemetery in the front yard is Sedlec Ossuary. After walking through the graves, you reach the entrance to its underground chapel adorned with over 40,000 skeletons artistically arranged in occult fashion. Giant pyramids of skulls, chandeliers made of hip bones, and various shrines made of other skeletal parts emanate a morbid but beautifulRead more.