Miloš Zeman was released from the hospital last Thursday after a month-long stay but was sent back later that night after testing positive for COVID-19.
St. George's church in Lukova in the Czech Republic has been abandoned for over 50 years. Now it's populated by tourists ... and ghosts.
Petr Kellner, a finance billionaire, was among the richest people in Europe. He died alongside four others in an accident near Alaska's Knik Glacier.
Old ice vaults across Prague’s riverfront have been converted into public spaces. Twenty ice vaults have been renovated into clubs, cafés, galleries, libraries, and public restrooms. This has been Prague’s largest investment in public space since 1989. The project took a decade to complete and cost the city $US7.6 million. […]
Coronavirus lockdown measures have partially or fully closed schools for over 60% of the world’s student population across 186 countries and territories, according to UNESCO. After closing schools to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, a handful of countries like Denmark and Japan have started reopening them. Reopening strategies range […]
A host of European countries have started easing their coronavirus lockdowns and moving toward reopening their economies. Some countries that have loosened restrictions for more than a week have not yet reported any significant spike in cases. That will aid their plans to reopen further, as well as encourage other […]
Countries in eastern Europe are yet to see coronavirus outbreaks as severe as those in western Europe. Spain, Italy, France, Germany, and the UK are the worst-affected countries after the US. But the likes of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia are relatively unscathed. In part, this is due […]
A host of European countries are starting to lift their lockdowns even though they have had varied success in controlling the coronavirus outbreak and are at different stages of fighting it. Italy and Spain are starting to reopen even though both countries are still seeing more than 500 deaths a […]
Health authorities are reconsidering their guidance that told most people not to wear masks during the coronavirus outbreak. Health bodies across Europe and the US had told people not to wear masks unless they had symptoms or were treating the infected. But the WHO and US CDC are now reconsidering, […]
The Czech Republic on Thursday declared a state of emergency and barred travellers from 15 countries as the coronavirus spreads across Europe. Citizens will not be able to travel to countries including the UK, Italy, France, and Germany. Gyms, swimming pools, and libraries, among other public spaces, will be closed […]
In the tiny Czech town of Lukova, there is a church that has stood for hundreds of years. It’s been abandoned since 1968 when the roof fell through during a funeral. The people of Lukova avoided the church because they believed it was haunted, so a young art student created […]
From impressive architecture to iconic cafes, the city of Prague has plenty to offer. History buffs should make time to visit Wenceslas Square and St. Vitus Cathedral. Travellers looking to experience the best of Prague’s nightlife should visit Lucerna Music Bar and Cross Club. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Countries in Western Europe are grappling with an impending heat wave this week. Temperatures are set to soar as high as 45 degrees Celsius, or 113 Fahrenheit, from Wednesday. Residents and tourists are trying to cool off by bathing in public fountains and lying by river banks. One man in […]
Height varies a lot around the world – and some countries have a definite lead. Using medical data, INSIDER calculated average height figures for the 25 tallest countries – which skews heavily towards nations in Europe. Scroll down to see the nations with the tallest people on earth. Visit INSIDER’s […]
Elon Musk used to fly high-performance jets in the early days of the SpaceX and Tesla. Musk said “the most fun plane” he owned was an Aero L-39 Albatros, which Russian military pilots use as trainers for flying fighter jets. Musk later decided that flying the jet was “crazy” because […]
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