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# Czech Republic

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Czech Republic grants asylum to husband of former Ukraine PM
Oleksandr Tymoshenko, the husband of the former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko, has accused the Ukrainian authorities of pursuing a vendetta against him.
UK: No evidence for routine removal of breast implants
There are fears over the safety of implants made by French company PIP. The British government says there’s no evidence to say implants should be removed – but will pay for removal for anyone who wants it.
Czechs pay tribute as former president Vaclav Havel laid to rest
Foreign leaders including Nicolas Sarkozy, David Cameron and Hillary Clinton are among those present at Vaclav Havel’s funeral.
Former Czech president Vaclav Havel dies aged 75
Havel was a former playwright who became a hero of the struggle to end the Cold War.
The Finals countdown: how the other ties are shaping up
While we’re all busy gloating about Ireland’s imminent qualification, six other European countries are experiencing varying degrees of anxiety about their Euro 2012 fate.
Crunch time: here’s everything you need to know about the OTHER Euro 2012 play-offs
There’s a few games besides the one in Tallinn tonight you know? Here’s our verdict.
'Don't laugh': Romania still wants to join the euro
President Traian Basescu has insisted that his country is committed to fulfilling the entry criteria for the single currency by 2015.
Czech banker busted over torn banknote scam
A staff member at the Czech National Bank faces a year in prison after making €4,350 by exploiting new rules on tatty banknotes.
Mission possible: 3 ways for Ireland to safely negotiate the play-offs
How Trap’s men can overcome the one team lying between them and Euro 2012 qualification.
Confirmed: Ireland seeded in Euro 2012 playoffs
UEFA do the paperwork and put to bed any niggling doubts: the Boys in Green are in the top pool for tomorrow’s draw.
Euro 2012 qualifying permutations: Ireland earn seeded play-off spot, as France secure late qualification
Find all you need to know about the final round of Euro 2012 qualifiers following a night of high drama.
So what do we need? Here's the qualification picture across Europe
Ahead of tonight’s qualifiers, we assess all of the permuatations in all of the groups, including the possible fates that may lie in store for Trapattoni’s Ireland.
A Bluffer's Guide to... the UEFA U19 Championship
Ireland are set for their UEFA U19 Championship bid in Romania. Here’s the low-down.
Baby mix-up at Australian hospital
The switch was only discovered after more than eight hours….but how often is this kind of mistake made?
Eight things you need to know about the new, deadly E.coli outbreak
Why is this strain more deadly than any we’ve seen before? And what can you do to make sure you don’t get it?
Czechs not turned on by North Korea aphrodisiac offer
The Asian country wants to repay some Cold War debt – in ginseng.
European flash floods kill 15
As fires rage across Russia, Europe is hit by severe flash floods.
The world in turmoil
Dramatic photos of weekend’s disasters.