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President: Czech Republic also produced 'Novichok' gas

The Novichok-type nerve agent type used to poison an Russian ex-spy in Britain "was manufactured in a small amount, tested and destroyed" last year in the Czech Republic, president Milos Zeman has told Czech TV Barrandov. Acting Czech prime minister Andrej Babis called it a lie. Officials in Russia had previously suggested that the Novichok used in the UK attack might have come from Czech Republic, Sweden or Slovakia.

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Airbnb agrees to clarify pricing for EU

The justice commissioner says the accommodation-rental website will better inform users about prices, and about the legal status of their 'hosts'. Facebook, however, could face sanctions if it doesn't comply with EU rules.

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