There is nothing wrong with politicians knowing the minds of their countrymen – indeed, few know them better than Mr Fico. But constantly pandering to prejudice is not the mark of a leader.
THE ANTHOLOGY the British publishing house Dedalus Books published this summer should serve as a showcase of Slovak literature but it can also be considered as a Slovak book, which just happens to be in English.
Government moves to amend more than 15 measures
EC Vice President Šefčovič has worked hard and efficiently to get the support of the EU member states and bring the Energy Union project closer to reality.
THE VOLUME of loans provided to households grew by 13 percent on a year-on-year basis in the first three quarters of 2015.
THERE have been many festivals in Bratislava – not to mention Slovakia – this year, varying in focus on country, cinematography, special techniques and genres, or themes.
IN THE case of the November 2012 collapse of a highway bridge under construction that claimed four lives, the investigator has pressed charges against a German structural engineer.
THE PARLIAMENT will strengthen external supervision over the use of information-technical means (ITP), used for wiretapping, via a commission.
FOLLOWING Prime Minister Robert Fico’s statement that the government would monitor every Muslim in Slovakia, the police started searching for foreigners, particularly Arabs, Syrians and refugees.
A BRATISLAVA prosecutor has pressed charges of vandalism against a young man identified only as Martin M., aged 24, of Bratislava, who is suspected of terrorising Bratislava women by smearing feces on their faces.
CUSTOMS officers stopped a van with Austrian licence plates at the Austrian-Slovak border crossing (in the Bratislava borough of Jarovce) when they recorded a level of radioactivity which was exceeded the safety…
NEPHEWS of the former speaker of the Slovak parliament Pavol Paška (from Smer) were involved in a fight with several other Košice city citizens including the woman. Two of them have subsequently lost their jobs.
lIMPROVED education directly contributes to improved economic output and online learning brings new options into formal education for companies as adults look to coordinate learning with daily working duties.
SLOVAK nurses dissatisfied with how the Health Ministry has dealt with complaints about pay and working conditions started to hand in their resignations on November 25.
THE CONSTRUCTION of the new main bus station at Bratislava’s Mlynské Nivy may be completed in the end of 2019.
Recent news about Starbucks coming to Bratislava has caused an increase in social media discussions in the past couple of days, with split views on whether this will be a positive or negative influence in the city.
TALKS on potential military assistance for France between Slovak Defence Ministry State Secretary Miloš Koterec and French Ambassador to Slovakia Didier Lopinot began on November 20, in the wake of November 13…
THE ENERGY Union Project is supported by all member countries of the European Union, said European Commissioner for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič at the ninth annual Central European Energy Conference 2015 (CEEC) on…
THE COUNCIL of the European Union for Internal Affairs and Justice held a meeting in Brussels on November 20, the first since the November 13 attacks. There, the Netherlands refuted the news published earlier by…
The biggest charity event of the expat community in Slovakia returned after a one-year break.
SCULPTORS who work on the Tatra Ice Cathedral at Hrebienok in the High Tatras will finish by the end of this week. For about two weeks, they have been working on the biggest local attraction of the winter season,…
Tips for events in Slovakia, including many festivals - film, theatre, music, choir music - St Nicolas events, Christmas concerts, a ballet premiere, and more.
SLOVAK Filip Polc is among the top cyclists in the city downhill category, he was victorious in the Citydownhill World Tour last year and also in 2015.
THE SLOVAK parliament approved a new law on sport on November 26 which is aimed at bringing more money into the sector.
THE PUBLIC Procurement Office (ÚVO) will deal with the complaint submitted by a bidder excluded from the competition to construct the National Football Stadium.