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Sagan to win his fifth Tour de France green jersey

World champion Peter Sagan will win the competition in points classification of the famous cycling race five times a row if he successfully comes to Paris.

Culture & lifestyle

Fourth biggest Roma festival opens in BratislavaVideo

A Night at the Roma Camp, a parade along the Downtown Bratislava, gala-concert in the Main Square and more – this all will bring the 2016 edition of the World Roma Festival – Gypsy Fest.


Crash course

Many young, ambitious and successful people opt not to stay in Slovakia and instead move to Western Europe and the United States, according to a new report released by the IMF.


Blog: Greetings from a country full of good ideas

Slovakia, the country of good ideas where “science is done only by some crazy enthusiasts”.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances, exhibitions and other events in the capital between July 15 and 24, including classical music, concerts, festival, outdoor, gastronomy, workshop, parties, exhibitions and more.


Government changes tax policy

Entrepreneurs perceive proposed changes, except reduction of the corporate income tax, negatively.


The five stages of grief

The post-Brexit-vote grieving process appears to have run through almost all the stages of the Kübler-Ross spectrum in less than a month.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia

Tips for performances, exhibitions and other events in the Slovak regions between July 22 and 31, including festivals, concerts, gastronomy, exchange and more.

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l-r: Ľubomír Galko, Richard Sulík (both SaS), Igor Matovič, Daniel Lipšic (both OĽaNO-NOVA)

Anti-Kaliňák protests to continue

The opposition does not intend to attempt to recall the speaker of parliament and his deputy, for now.

Charities started to distribute food parcels

A total of three charities are involved in distribution of parcels within the Operational Programme Food and Basic Material Assistance.

Distribution of food aid.

Sihoť island gets new trees

Activists and nature conservationists would like to see more native tree species planted there.

Reforestation of the Sihoť island.

Hyperloop promises free rides

The investor of the super-fast transport project is currently choosing an appropriate locality.

FinMin seeks to legalise artificial revenues

For the last two years the government worked with funds beyond the budget, although they were not officially forecast.

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír

Cyberbullying and identity theft among top cyber risks

Payments and purchases via the internet, cyberbullying and identity theft are among the primary cyber risks.

Slovak anti-virus software company Eset

A security guard walks near the scene of an attack in the resort city of Nice, southern France.

Terror wants to turn our streets into enemy territories

The terrorist did not attack only the French crowd. He attacked all the people who gather in the streets and squares, with their children, parents, and friends.

NATO is a space for cooperation

Recent events have fundamentally changed the landscape and security environment in Europe and around the world.

US President Barack Obama

No excuses

We cannot pretend that the life of the country now stops for six months and suddenly we will forget our shortcomings and act like an exemplary democracy that has no problems whatsoever.

EU funds for Slovakia halted

The money was allocated for programmes within the previous programming period.

Comenius University expresses worries about development in Turkey

The management of the Comenius University (UK) in Bratislava and leaders of its Academic Senate are worried about the recent events following the failed coup d’état in Turkey.

Academic Senate of the Comenius University, Rector Karol Mičieta centre back.

Global summit featured Slovaks

Three Slovaks joined more than 700 entrepreneurs, investors, speakers and leaders of business sectors from around the world at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 held at Stanford University in Palo Alto in…

US President Barack Obama

Ready to go.

Blog: Walking across Slovakia

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.

Blog: Walking across Slovakia: Day 1

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.

Devín Castle

World Esperanto Congress Nitra expects 1,400 visitors from 60 countries

The 101st World Esperanto Congress will take place from July 24 in Nitra – for the first time ever in Slovakia.

Folklore ensemble Lúčnica will perform in Svätoplukovo Sqaure in Nitra.

Peter Sagan

Sagan to be best-paid cyclist in the world

The current world champion in road cycling has agreed on changing teams.

Sagan wins his third stage of the tour Video

The racer is now close to winning his fifth green jersey.

Slovaks were successful in water slalom, again

Slovakia won five medals on July 16 world championship in whitewater slalom. Two of them were gold medals.

Jakub Grigar has a great athletic season.