Working poor must borrow to make ends meet, leading to a vicious cycle that sends many deep into debt.
Reviled by some at the time of their construction, Brutalist buildings are finding new supporters among the younger generations.
Installation at Venice Biennale reflects the impact of mass tourism on UNESCO-listed heritage site.
Czech official gets fired over statements on Novichok, as reports suggest Sergei Skripal briefed Western intelligence agencies on Russian spying activities.
One of the last bastions of the Moravian community in Texas may be nearing its end.
Powerful nerve agent produced in a Czech lab not the same as that used in Skripal poisoning, Czech officials say.
Suspected cancer-causing substance in Czech booze is also found in baby food and coffee.
Commission bows to pressure from the east to end the practice, which food giants say simply reflects different consumer preferences.
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