Tag: Prague

  • High content of cocaine found in Copenhagen’s waste water – investigation

    A new study that analyzes drug residues in waste water in European cities has shown that Copenhagen has one of the highest concentrations of cocaine in Europe. However, its levels pale in comparison to those of Antwerp and some cities in the Netherlands. Among other things, it emerged that Copenhagen’s waste water has much higher […]

  • Hersh claims Russia’s Nord Stream 1 and 2 blown up on order of Biden

    Hersh claims Russia’s Nord Stream 1 and 2 blown up on order of Biden

    WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Navy’s Diving and Salvage Center can be found in a location as obscure as its name-down what was once a country lane in rural Panama City, a now-booming resort city in the southwestern panhandle of Florida, 70 miles south of the Alabama border. The center’s complex is as nondescript as […]

  • Culture Round-Up: As one elf is championed for probable catfishing, another is canceled for alleged blackfacing

    Culture Round-Up: As one elf is championed for probable catfishing, another is canceled for alleged blackfacing

    This year’s Christmas calendar show, ‘Julehjertets Hemmelighed’ on DR, is a magical tale that takes place in the 19th century. Partly filmed at Frilandsmuseet, the open-air museum known for its historic buildings, it is shown every evening from 1-24. December at 19:30. It suits Dad well as it shouldn’t clash with any World Cup football, […]

  • Happiest society in the world

    Happiest society in the world

    How could the Finns be the happiest nation in the world, when he can hardly find a Finnish friend he can laugh at and rely on regularly? Understanding Finnish happiness has taken me a while, because it is challenging to penetrate Finnish society from the outside. But when a person becomes a member, everything starts […]

  • Icelandair will fly to Prague and Barcelona

    Icelandair will fly to Prague and Barcelona

    Icelandair will introduce two new international flight destinations in the summer of next year: Prague and Barcelona. For the first time, Icelandair will be offering scheduled flights to Prague. This information was confirmed in a communication from Icelandair. According to the plan, flights to Prague will be four times a week, on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday […]

  • Top Swedish general reflects on hosting NATO’s nuclear weapons

    Top Swedish general reflects on hosting NATO’s nuclear weapons

    The country’s commander-in-chief argues that it should allow the bloc to use its territory as it sees fit Sweden will not”make reservations at an early stage” before even joining NATO, Defense Forces Commander-in-Chief Micael Byden told reporters at a press conference on Tuesday. Byden advised the government not to raise any objections if the US-led […]

  • The content of Finland’s draft law on NATO membership was revealed by the media

    The content of Finland’s draft law on NATO membership was revealed by the media

    Officials have reportedly used the ?threat? from Russia as a reason to join the US-led military bloc The draft bill on Finland’s NATO membership contains no restrictions on the bloc’s bases and the deployment of nuclear weapons on its soil, Iltalehti newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing foreign policy and security sources. According to the outlet, […]

  • Details of Finland’s potential NATO membership revealed by the media

    Details of Finland’s potential NATO membership revealed by the media

    Officials have reportedly listed the ?threat? by Russia as a reason to join the US-led military bloc The draft bill on Finland’s NATO membership does not include any restrictions on the bloc’s bases and deployment of nuclear weapons on its soil to deter Russia, Finnish newspaper Iltalehti reported on Wednesday, citing foreign policy and security […]

  • Don’t let gas stocks fall low this winter, official warns Europe

    Don’t let gas stocks fall low this winter, official warns Europe

    PARIS, France: If EU countries empty their natural gas tanks in the coming winter, Europe could face a worse-than-expected energy crisis next year, said Fatih Birol, head of the International Energy Agency (IEA). After Russia cut gas supplies in response to Western sanctions imposed over its invasion of Ukraine, European countries have filled storage tanks […]

  • Bulgaria is negotiating the purchase of used fighter jets

    Bulgaria is looking for an interim solution for fighter jets while the US F-16 project takes off. Negotiations are ongoing with Sweden and several other countries, President Rumen Radev announced after the meeting with the European political community in Prague. Radev recalled that at the NATO summit he emphasized “our country’s need for fighter jets […]

  • Erdogan will only support a Nordic country’s NATO bid

    Erdogan will only support a Nordic country’s NATO bid

    Finland and Sweden can join the bloc separately, the Turkish leader said, but Ankara is only ready to support Finland’s request Turkey is now ready to give the green light to Finland’s entry into NATO but is not prepared to do the same for Sweden, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, hinting that […]

  • Erdogan will only support a Nordic country’s NATO bid

    Erdogan will only support a Nordic country’s NATO bid

    Finland and Sweden can join the bloc separately, the Turkish leader said, but Ankara is only ready to support Finland’s request Turkey is now ready to give the green light to Finland’s entry into NATO but is not prepared to do the same for Sweden, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, hinting that […]

  • Erdogan weighs in on the Nordic countries’ NATO bid

    Finland and Sweden can get the bloc separately, the Turkish leader said, but Ankara is only ready to support Finland’s request Turkey is now ready to give the green light to Finland’s entry into NATO but is not prepared to do the same for Sweden, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, hinting that […]

  • Erdogan weighs in on the Nordic countries’ NATO bid

    Erdogan weighs in on the Nordic countries’ NATO bid

    Finland and Sweden can join the bloc separately, the Turkish leader said, as Ankara is now ready to support only Finland’s request Turkey is now ready to give the green light to Finland’s entry into NATO but is not prepared to do the same for Sweden, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, hinting […]

  • Macron’s summit of the European Political Community begins in Prague

    Macron’s summit of the European Political Community begins in Prague

    Leaders from 44 European countries will gather in Prague on Thursday to launch a European political community aimed at boosting security and economic prosperity. Critics say the new forum is an attempt to slow EU enlargement. The meeting in the Czech capital is the idea of ​​French President Emmanuel Macron, with the support of German […]

  • Marin will participate in the historic meeting of the European Political Community in Prague

    Marin will participate in the historic meeting of the European Political Community in Prague

    The two-day summit brings together the leaders of 44 European countries, and during it the continent’s security situation and the energy crisis will be discussed.

  • Czechs begin detention at Slovak border amid migration surge

    Czechs begin detention at Slovak border amid migration surge

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Czech police detained a van carrying 15 illegal migrants on October 1, after renewing border controls following a large number of migrants crossing its border. Austria has similarly increased its control of vehicles at its borders. According to Czech police, there were traffic delays, especially for trucks, as authorities checked for migrants […]

  • EU approves visa ban for Russian citizens

    EU approves visa ban for Russian citizens

    During an official EU meeting in Prague, it has been decided that Russians will no longer be able to freely visit Europe on holiday as long as the war in Ukraine continues. Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod told TV2 that he is happy with the agreement: “It sends a clear signal to Vladimir Putin that his […]

  • Finland is considering limiting tourist visas for Russians

    Finland is considering limiting tourist visas for Russians

    The Finnish government will meet on Tuesday to discuss the restrictions on tourist visas for Russian citizens. prime minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has demanded an EU-wide decision to limit the access of Russian tourists to the Schengen area. He added that he expects the issue to be raised at EU meetings, the first of which […]

  • EU discusses Schengen visa ban for Russians: Report

    EU discusses Schengen visa ban for Russians: Report

    “I ask for patience,” the spokesman said, adding that “the German government took note of such a proposal at the EU level.” This proposal could be discussed at the upcoming meeting of EU foreign ministers at the end of August in Prague, a spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry Andrea Sasse considered. He did not […]

  • Up to 900 firefighters are fighting a forest fire in the Czech Republic

    PRAGUE, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) — As many as 900 firefighters are battling a fire in Bohemian Switzerland National Park in the Czech Republic, the local fire and rescue service said Monday. 200 tankers, 18 helicopters and five planes have been deployed to deal with the fire, which has now raged for nine days. It has […]

  • Forest fire in the Czech Republic under control: fire rescue service

    PRAGUE, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) — The forest fire that has raged for 9 days in the Bohemian Switzerland National Park in the north of the Czech Republic was brought under control, the country’s Fire Rescue Service (FRS CR) said on Monday evening. “We have the outbreaks fully under control. But our work is not over, […]

  • China’s Wang Qiang, Zhu Lin reach round of 16 in WTA Prague Open

    PRAGUE, July 25 (Xinhua) — China’s Wang Qiang reached the second round of the WTA Prague Open after edging past Rebecca Peterson of Sweden 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) on Monday. “It’s warmer today than the previous two days. My opponent hit the ball so fast, which made me a little uncomfortable in the first set, […]

  • Djokovic confirms the Dream Team connection with Nadal and Federer

    Djokovic confirms the Dream Team connection with Nadal and Federer

    The Serb has announced his participation in the Laver Cup 2022 Novak Djokovic has confirmed he will complete a line-up of tennis legends alongside Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray when they compete for Team Europe at the Laver Cup in London later this year. Djokovic, 35, will join other members of the group […]

  • West wants to track down weapons sent to Ukraine FT

    West wants to track down weapons sent to Ukraine FT

    EU and NATO members? Have no idea? where the arms go after they arrive, an official told the newspaper Concerns are growing among NATO and EU members over Ukraine’s handling of Western weapons, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday. Western countries are now trying to set up a special tracking mechanism to try to prevent […]

  • NATO, the EU wants to track weapons sent to Ukraine’s media

    NATO, the EU wants to track weapons sent to Ukraine’s media

    Western nations? Go blank? on where the weapons are at the moment they enter Ukraine, an official told the Financial Times Concerns are growing among NATO and EU members over how Ukraine handles the weapons provided by the West, Financial Times reported on Tuesday. Western countries are now trying to set up a special tracking […]

  • 20 masterpieces from the Moscow Kremlin Diamond Fund

    20 masterpieces from the Moscow Kremlin Diamond Fund

    The collection here consists of fine jewelry, precious stones, nuggets and coronation regalia that have a special significance in Russian history. The inventory and storage of taxes in Russia dates back to the time of Peter the Great. Coronation regalia, jewel ornaments belonging to members of the royal family and all kinds of jewelery made […]

  • Aarhus is a much better choice than Copenhagen to raise a family, says injury report

    Aarhus is a much better choice than Copenhagen to raise a family, says injury report

    Both Aarhus and Aalborg have placed themselves above Copenhagen in one preply.com ranking of the best cities to raise a family in Europe. Aarhus did particularly well with an overall seventh place ahead of Aalborg (23) and Copenhagen (50). They were the only three Danish cities on a ranking list that rated 130. At the […]

  • Finland’s NATO madness

    Finland’s NATO madness

    Now I am surrounded by so-called experts who have been driven to TV studios to incite war over the events in Ukraine and how Finland is next in line. I see fear overshadowed by political decisions and Twitterat igniting fires demanding intervention and no-go zones. There seems to have been a collective collapse in mental […]

  • Copenhagen ranked as the world’s sixth most cultural city

    Copenhagen ranked as the world’s sixth most cultural city

    Europe dominates a list of the world’s most cultivated cities compiled by Uswitch it places Copenhagen in sixth place, making it a leader in the Nordic region. A survey looked at 69 of the world’s leading cities, and Europe accounted for the entire top 15. Museum, landmarks and moreThe survey took into account the number […]

  • Russia victims of its own war history

    Russia victims of its own war history

    Vetenskapsradion Historia takes the tempo of Russia’s tactics during the invasion of Ukraine and discusses Russian war history with the defense historian Lars Ericson Wolke at the Swedish National Defense College. “Russian warfare has deep roots in World War II and the Cold War, but it has not worked in Ukraine,” he said. The experiences […]

  • The Russian embassy in Norway will be located on Ukraine’s site in Oslo

    The part of the street outside the Russian embassy in Oslo will be called “Ukraine’s Square”. The city council changed the name of the street as a protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Today, the city council in Frogner in Oslo voted to give a new name to Drammensveien, where the Russian embassy is […]

  • The health authority needs to revise the recommendations to tackle teens’ alcohol consumption directly

    Danish teenagers have long had a reputation for being the most drinkers in Europe. Transitional rituals such as being slaughtered on 1 May, on school trips to Prague and at Roskilde Festival are part of most normal Danish upbringing. And the law and big business make it easier than ever to get drunk. Over 16s […]

  • Explains: Should Russian ambassadors be asked to leave?

    Explains: Should Russian ambassadors be asked to leave?

    Russia’s ambassador to Denmark, Vladimir Barbin, was summoned to a meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday afternoon, the ministry said. The meeting was in response to Barbin’s signing on Monday night in recognition of the Ukrainian territories of Luhansk and Donetsk as Russian republics. In light of this, and of Irish and […]

  • Copenhagen the third best city in Europe to enjoy a weekend with children

    Copenhagen the third best city in Europe to enjoy a weekend with children

    Copenhagen is the third best city in Europe to enjoy a weekend stay with children, according to one OVO network report which included 50 sites across the continent. . The Danish capital scored high in many different categories – especially for its clean air ranking, which placed it at the top. OVO Network proclaimed Copenhagen […]

  • LIVE: New Year’s concert from Vienna

    LIVE: New Year’s concert from Vienna

    Music by Joseph Lanner, Joseph Hellmesberger, Franz Liszt and the Strauss family. Josef Strauss Phoenix March op. 105 Johann Strauss Jr. Phönix-Schwingen, Waltz, op. 125Josef Strauss The Siren, Polka mazur, op. 248 Joseph Hellmesberger Jr. Kleiner Anzeiger, Galop, op. 4Johann Strauss Jr. Morgenblätter, Waltz, op. 279Eduard Strauss Kleine Chronik, Polka Schnell, op. 128 * Johann […]

  • FANTastic Copenhagen has some of the best ultras

    FANTastic Copenhagen has some of the best ultras

    In their own Legia Polish clothing Legia Warszawa topped the list, followed by Red Star (Serbia), Zenit St. Petersburg. Petersburg, Marseille and Brøndby. Swedish Djurgården was number six, followed by FC Copenhagen, Slavia Prague, Ferencvaros and Ruch Chorzow, another Polish club. For the uninitiated, ultras fan groups that support their team are fanatical, usually accompanied […]

  • Expats condemn Copenhagen as one of the world’s worst because of local kindness and welcome – review

    Expats condemn Copenhagen as one of the world’s worst because of local kindness and welcome – review

    Copenhagen is the fourth most difficult city in the world to move to as a foreigner from abroad, according to 2021 Expat City Ranking, the latest report from InterNations, which this time evaluates data collected in 57 global cities. Divided into subcategories, it ranked poorly for Local Kindness (54), Feel Welcome (53), and Friends and […]

  • FC Copenhagen qualifies for the knockout phase of the Conference League on good night for Danish clubs

    FC Copenhagen qualifies for the knockout phase of the Conference League on good night for Danish clubs

    FC Copenhagen has qualified for the knockout phase of the UEFA Conference League by topping Group F. However, qualification has not been a formality. A 1-2 home defeat to PAOK in their third match threatened to derail their bid, but they got back on track with an impressive win in the return leg. Last night, […]

  • Digital nomads are looking away: Copenhagen is not your dream city, confirms study

    Digital nomads are looking away: Copenhagen is not your dream city, confirms study

    Copenhagen is in a bad position The Cities Best Facilitating Remote Work: A Global Index, a new study by WorkMotion, the global HR platform, which assesses the suitability of 80 global cities for teleworkers. The survey ranked 80 global cities by their accessibility and attractiveness to digital nomads based on a number of factors, with […]

  • Wednesday Magazines: Covid Hospital Treatments, Football Abuse, and Cold Autumn

    Wednesday Magazines: Covid Hospital Treatments, Football Abuse, and Cold Autumn

    Hospitals in Satakunta face the heaviest burden on Covid patients since the onset of the pandemic, tabloid Evening News (IS) reports. As the number of unvaccinated patients increases in intensive care units, chief physicians expect delays in the treatment of non-emergency and non-coronavirus conditions. Similar concerns are still shared by hospitals in Päijät-Häme and Southwest […]

  • Kamara, a victim of racial exploitation, blocked a stadium for Czech schoolchildren

    Kamara, a victim of racial exploitation, blocked a stadium for Czech schoolchildren

    Finnish football player Glen Chamber was repeatedly stabbed at a stadium with mostly schoolchildren in Prague on Thursday. The shout took place in his club’s Glasgow Rangers Europe League match against Sparta Prague on Thursday night. Last season, Kamara fell victim to racist exploitation by a defender Ondrej Kudela Slavia from Prague — neighbors of […]

  • The Czech party requests a referendum to leave the EU

    The Czech party requests a referendum to leave the EU

    PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC: The Czech Republic’s right-wing center, the SPD, which could be part of a new Czech government next month, is demanding that the cabinet propose legislation that could lead to a referendum on leaving the European Union (EU), its leader Tomio Okamura said on Wednesday. . The populist pro-EU-ANO party, led by Prime […]

  • Copenhagen ranked fourth on the world’s best city list

    Copenhagen ranked fourth on the world’s best city list

    From Underdog up to the top In the previous Time Out Magazine ranking from 2019, Copenhagen did not even break the top 48. The 2019 hot list was led by New York, which fell behind Copenhagen in the latest list, which became number five. In this year’s edition San Francisco, Amsterdam, Manchester, Copenhagen and New […]

  • The OSCE Forum highlights the financial empowerment of women

    PRAGUE, 9 September (Xinhua) – Promoting women’s economic empowerment and their access to education, social protection and the labor market, especially during the post-pandemic period, is crucial to achieving stability and sustainable development in all participating States in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), said the participants in the opening of the […]

  • Copenhagen among the most expensive cities to stay in Europe

    Copenhagen among the most expensive cities to stay in Europe

    Affordable in Istanbul At the opposite end of the spectrum, Istanbul offered the most affordable average price of just £ 15, ahead of Riga, Prague, Moscow and Krakow. While it may seem too boring to read for some, there may be some good news for travelers looking for a bargain, as only centrally located hotels […]

  • Helsinki is the third most suitable city in the world: a new study

    Helsinki is the third most suitable city in the world: a new study

    However, staying active for city dwellers and their sedentary lifestyles is not always easy. According to the WHO, more than a quarter of the world’s adult population is not active enough. Young people can spend our own by playing video games or browsing websites quick casinos. Running or training in the gym can often be […]

  • Copenhageners are the least anxious home-based employees in the world according to the new ranking

    Copenhageners are the least anxious home-based employees in the world according to the new ranking

    The pandemic has paralyzed many – physically, mentally and financially. But Copenhageners who work at home have emerged relatively unharmed according to a new ranking, which suggests that they are least anxious anywhere in the world. To investigate the effect of the pandemic on those working at home, Prices for small businesses rated 43 cities […]

  • Politico: Helsinki is not a likely venue for the Biden-Putin summit

    Politico: Helsinki is not a likely venue for the Biden-Putin summit

    Finland’s chances of hosting an inter-meeting Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin look thin because of the former president of the United States Donald Trumpaccording to his meeting with Putin in Helsinki in 2018 Politico. "Trump fulfilled his reputation for being too eager to please Putin when he seemed to accept Putin’s denial of Russia’s interference […]

  • A Czech player receives 10 bans on abuse of the Finnish international race

    A Czech player receives 10 bans on abuse of the Finnish international race

    The European football governing body UEFA has surrendered a Czech player Ondřej Kúdela Suspension of 10 matches for abuse of the Finnish international race Glen Chamber last month during the board game. The ten-match ban is the minimum penalty that can be imposed by a UEFA ethics and discipline body on a player who is […]

  • Finnish coach, the stars show support for Kamara

    Finnish coach, the stars show support for Kamara

    Finnish midfielder Glen Chamber says he is pleased with the support he has received from his teammates and the Finnish national team staff since he was allegedly abused last week. The chamber will be in Finland in the national team’s World Cup qualifiers against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday. Prior to a press conference in […]

  • Zoo kills elephant with defects on its way to retirement

    Naing Thein was killed Tuesday morning. This is stated by the Copenhagen Zoo in a press release. The elephant has been in Denmark for four months because the construction of its new facility in Poland has been delayed due to the corona pandemic. Leipzig Zoo, which had had him for breeding, could not keep him, […]

  • What do Russian and Old Slavic have in common?

    What do Russian and Old Slavic have in common?

    Is Old Slavonic a direct ancestor of the Russian language? What is its origin and who spoke it? We dismiss all myths that you may often encounter in Slavophile internet sources and discussions. Judging by how often online users discuss the complexity, subtleties and future fate of the Russian language, the latter presents a rather […]

  • From Iceland – Russia’s planned protest to take place in Reykjavík

    From Iceland – Russia’s planned protest to take place in Reykjavík

    Russian citizens have planned to protest outside the Russian consulate in Reykjavík, according to a statement from the organizers to the media. The planned protest will take place on Saturday 6 February. Russian citizens will protest against human rights abuses committed by the Russian government. The protests have been heated recently imprisonment of Alexei Navalnybut […]

  • Thursday’s newspapers: Tighter border controls likely, allegations of political bias, deadly cold

    Thursday’s newspapers: Tighter border controls likely, allegations of political bias, deadly cold

    Morning magazines, including the country’s largest daily circulation, Helsingin sanomat newspaperspeculate that the prime minister’s government Sanna Marin (SDP) is prepared to impose stricter travel restrictions by stopping almost all cross – border traffic than necessary business travel. In addition, testing at airports, seaports and land borders is likely to increase significantly. HS took over […]

  • Sports round: Do not forget Grinch, Denmark is trying to steal the world championship!

    Sports round: Do not forget Grinch, Denmark is trying to steal the world championship!

    Denmark landed its easiest World Cup qualifying group in December, when it drew Austria, Scotland, Israel, the Faroe Islands and Moldova, but now a new opponent has raised its head – from within. Over 5,300 Danes have already signed a citizens’ proposal to boycott the tournament in late autumn next year based on host Qatar’s […]

  • Move: The Hateful 8

    Move: The Hateful 8

    The phases of the expat curve are a bit like the Beatles. Most experts agree that there are four, but some lists include six or seven. As a simple quarter, the basket can be boiled down to Preparation, Honeymoon, Culture Shock and Customization – then John Lennon (the founder), Ringo Starr (cheeky laugh touring around […]

  • First Professor of Tobacco Prevention

    First Professor of Tobacco Prevention

    – It is the very best birthday present I could get, she says. Because with the plan, Denmark is approaching the countries that have long ago taken action against young people’s smoking and seen that it works. As tobacco becomes less available, fewer people start smoking. Charlotta Pisinger, who turns 60 on 19 December, is […]

  • Where did foreigners and Russians take a drink in the Soviet Union

    Where did foreigners and Russians take a drink in the Soviet Union

    An evening in a bar in the Soviet Union could – and often ended – in a lot of fights, while dissidents would be spied on in cocktail bars and pickpockets and prostitutes would fight to take advantage of foreigners. Never think that Soviet life was as boring as some say … Bars for foreigners […]

  • Small corners of Hungary

    Small corners of Hungary

    Chimney cake (kürtőskalács) is a Hungarian spit cake from Transylvania. In Hungary, they are usually sold from food carts at most markets and events (or next to the local Tesco). “Do you want Nutella with your chimney?” Asks Susy Gál Rødtnes as she walks out of the kitchen in the chimney cake shop in Ballerup. […]

  • Unpolished performance: FC Copenhagen is approaching the Europa League group stage

    Unpolished performance: FC Copenhagen is approaching the Europa League group stage

    FC Copenhagen is a step away from reaching their 14th European group stage appearance for 15 years after defeated Polish side Piast Gliwice 3-0 at home in the third round of the Europa League qualifying round last night. The Lions started nicely and went on after 14 minutes through Kamil Wilczek before a finish by […]

  • Sports Round-Up: FCM pay attention to Champions League football

    Sports Round-Up: FCM pay attention to Champions League football

    FC Midtjylland moved one step closer to the group stage in football’s leading club competition with a 1-0 victory over Bulgaria’s PFC Ludogorets on Wednesday. The victory means that the Danish champions are one game away from the Champions League final, which decides which teams join the giants in the lucrative group game. Draw on […]