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Houses damaged by a tornado in the village of Mikulcice, 60km south of Brno, in the Czech Republic. Photograph:  Michal Cizek/AFP via Getty Images

Czech officials say five people were killed and at least 150 injured when a freak tornado brought high winds and tennis ball-sized hailstones to the c(...)

The new Primark store in Prague is the first in the Czech Republic.

Primark has opened its first Czech Republic store in Prague, marking the 14th market for the retailer. The store, which is based on Wenceslas Square,(...)

Leveris founder and chief executive Conor Fennelly: says the company’s focus currently is North America, where it sees big opportunities.

Banking technology company Leveris is close to completing a multimillion euro funding round with the financing to be used to fuel expansion in the US.(...)

There is just one veterinary faculty on the island of Ireland, offering 82 places each year. Photograph: iStock

My dream has always been to work as a vet with small animals. I’m in sixth year and aiming for UCD, but the CAO points have jumped from 567 last year (...)

Protesters show their solidarity with migrants detained in Czech refugee detention centres in Prague last November. The Czech government had backed a scheme run by church groups to resettle Christians driven from their homes by extremist organisations like Islamic State.  Photograph: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images

A bold project to bring Iraqi Christian refugees to a sceptical central Europe has been terminated, after almost one-third of the new arrivals rejecte(...)