The cases of non-ferrous metal theft in the Czech Republic are multiplying. Everything is stolen, from manhole covers to entire railway bridges.
The re-election of President Milos Zeman is seen by some as a sign that the Czech Republic will strengthen ties with Russia and China. Is the country headed toward a rift with the European Union?
Incumbent Milos Zeman has won a second term in office with victory in the Czech Republic's presidential runoff. The two-day poll was held days after the government resigned following its failure to win a confidence vote.
Czechs have started voting in the 2018 presidential election, with incumbent Milos Zeman leading pre-election polls. Pollsters say he won't win the votes needed to secure a second term outright, so a run-off may occur.
Day 8 saw gold for Poland, Britain, Slovakia, South Korea, Norway, Switzerland and Canada. Czech snowboarder Ester Ledecka caused a shock in the Super-G and Japan's Yuszuru Hanyu took figure skating honors.
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