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Kvitova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup finals

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World number six Petra Kvitova will lead holders the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup final against Serbia in Prague on November 3-4, the Czech team said Wednesday.

Kvitova, last year's Wimbledon champi

Gorilla in Prague zoo accidentally hangs himself


A gorilla has died in the Prague Zoo after accidentally hanging himself with a climbing rope, zoo officials said Friday.

The zoo said in a statement that 5-year-old Tatu was found hanging with a rope

Czech president to be elected in public vote


Czech citizens will be able to choose their future presidents after a constitutional change approved by Parliament took the decision on who occupies the largely ceremonial post out of lawmakers' hands

Czech revolution icon Vaclav Havel dies at 75

Former Czech president and hero of the Velvet Revolution Vaclav Havel, who steered his country to independence from Soviet rule in 1989, died on Sunday at the age of 75.

Havel died in his sleep at da

Czech wedding as drunk bride, groom exchange blows

A Czech wedding party ended in tears, bruises and the drunk tank last on Saturday as the inebriated newlyweds started a fight outside a restaurant, the police said on Tuesday.

"The bride and the groo

Czech leader's vanishing pen act is YouTube hit

A clip showing Czech President Vaclav Klaus spiriting away a pen during a press conference has become cult viewing on YouTube and inspired a tongue-in-cheek Facebook campaign.

The clip, copied from a

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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