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Police detained one person at Oncology Institute for bribery

In recent days, rumours have been spreading in the media and also among the public that a top representative of the National Institute of Oncology (NOÚ) was detained at his workplace for bribery.


Another summit will empty Bratislava's streets

The parliamentary summit slated for October will not close roads in Bratislava but there will be some limitations.


Slovakia updates White Book on defence

The change in the global security environment has its implications, and one of them is a change in Slovakia’s defence concept.


Ever-decreasing circles

As the ruling party sheds a senior member, the question of what it stands for remains unanswered.

Culture & lifestyle

Eva Nová will vie for an Oscar

The film was chosen from among 14 candidates.


Over 2,200 teachers to participate in the escalating strike on Thursday

The escalated, or gradual, strike by dissatisfied teachers will continue on September 29; so far, 2,263 teachers from 192 schools plan to join.


Smer is in an Identity crisis

MEPs openly say their party is not what the 21st century social democracy should be, but party leadership disregards their criticisms.


Some health-care fees may return

The Health Ministry plans to restore charges for preferential examination scrapped by the previous government.

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Some peple gathered at Slavin in Bratislava brought ani-NATO banners.

Survey: anti-Americanism is still strong

While many say they support neutrality, a majority of respondents view the EU in a positive light.

Police detain a henchman of Piťovci boss

The man was already detained in the past, but was eventually released.

Police have detained some Slovak gang members.

Protest for a better country on SNP square Photo

Organisers described the event as a non-political protest.

Jurkovič's turbine hall will be in teh centre of the new development.

Zaha Hadid project in Bratislava lives on Photo

Investor plans to launch construction at Čulenova this autumn.

Central bank improves growth expectations for 2016

It also includes the outcome of Brexit in the forecast for next year.

NBS central bank

Market of technological goods up

Online sales rose at the same tempo as offline sales, while prices grew especially in the latter.

Illustrative stock photo

Everything there is to know about goodbye sex

In Slovak, ‘goodbye sex’ is now what a client-turned-employee of a drug rehabilitation centre does to a 14-year-old girl in his care.

Lajčák a relevant UN candidate with little chance

The only thing that Fico could have done for Lajčák in Kremlin is the promise that Russia will not veto him.

Miroslav Lajcak with PM Robert Fico.

Blog: International Migration: A Driver of Human Evolution?

From departure to return, we are witnessing the birth of new global Slovakia. One Slovak at a time.

International students travel to attend world leading universities. So they did in the past.

US Ambassador to Slovakia Adam Sterling

USA returns ambassador to Slovakia again

Adam Sterling took the post after the departure of Theodore Sedgwick in early summer 2015.

Procházka approved as candidate for EUGC additional judge

Former leader of the coalition Sieť party Radoslav Procházka ran for the post of additional judge for the EU General Court (EUGC) in Luxembourg.

Radoslav Procházka

President Kiska inks Paris Climate Agreement

Slovak President, Andrej Kiska, concluded the national process of the ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

President Andrej Kiska, illustrative stock photo

Blog: Walking across Slovakia: Day 10

No tents, no sleeping rough, two teenagers and two adults, 900km, 4 rucksacks and some maps, a lot of maps: this is going to be fun.

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between September 30 and October 9, including festivals, concerts, figure skating, exhibitions and more.

Bratislava Hot Serenaders

SNM exhibition shows early Europe divided but also united Photo

The Legacy of Charlemagne exhibition at Bratislava Castle depicts project Europe in the early Middle Ages.

The sword from the 11th century, from Krásna nad Hornádom, Slovakia

Peter Sagan

Sagan may not defend his world title

But a British journalist thinks he will eventually compete.

Team Europe loses the first finals match Video

The only goal was scored by Slovak player Tomáš Tatar.

Team Europe surprisingly in World Cup finals, Slovaks scored Video

Team Europe had been previously considered an outsider at the Hockey World Cup, defying even experts.

Slovak Tomáš Tatar (L) rejoices after the winning goal at the Hockey World Cup for Team Europe.