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  1. Increase in number of Slovak millionaires outpaces the rest of Europe
  2. Fico government firm on anti-migrant stand
  3. Slovak grandfather receives birthday wishes from all over the world
  4. Refugees barricaded themselves in Medveďov camp
  5. SIAF air fest was attended by 140,000 spectators, many pilots
  6. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  7. Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava
  8. V4 summit on immigration to take place in Prague on Friday
  9. Polish van involved in fatal crash was carrying 23 Syrians
  10. Police attacked during skirmish at Roma settlement
  1. Increase in number of Slovak millionaires outpaces the rest of Europe
  2. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  3. Police stopped extremists’ ride to Gabčíkovo
  4. Fico government firm on anti-migrant stand
  5. SEWS leaves Slovakia for Romania, buying the land under the plant
  6. SIAF air fest was attended by 140,000 spectators, many pilots
  7. Fico has neither account, nor company stake in Belize
  8. Slovak grandfather receives birthday wishes from all over the world
  9. Police attacked during skirmish at Roma settlement
  10. Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava
  1. Increase in number of Slovak millionaires outpaces the rest of Europe
  2. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  3. Slovak grandfather receives birthday wishes from all over the world
  4. SIAF air fest was attended by 140,000 spectators, many pilots
  5. Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava
  6. Crooks may land €2 million in land deals for Jaguar Land Rover
  7. Police stopped extremists’ ride to Gabčíkovo
  8. Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria
  9. Fico: Countries on outer Schengen border should protect it properly
  10. Fico government firm on anti-migrant stand
Sport

Slovak football team to face two strong opponents

THE SLOVAK national football team will meet its Spanish counterpart in Oviedo, Spain on Saturday, September 5 and will then face Ukraine three days later in Žilina.

Culture & lifestyle

Craftsmen show their skills, for the 25th time

CRAFTSMEN skilled in all imaginable as well as unimaginable Slovak traditional crafts will gather from all over Slovakia to demonstrate their skills and sell products in Bratislava during the Craftsmen Days festival…

Opinion

Blog: At last, the bright, 
sunlit uplands?

It’s not been a bad summer for Slovakia.

Culture & lifestyle

Countrywide events

Tips for events in Slovakia, including a lot of runs, walks and a motorbike race, a tattoo competition, a sport event offering a taste of various disciplines, many historical re-enactments and festivals, computer…

Culture & lifestyle

Exhibition recalls Petržalka Nazi camp

Researchers, Jewish Community Museum examine forgotten wartime history. 

Politics & society

For first time in Slovak History, two lifers may walk out of jail

FOR THE first time in Slovakia’s history, two convicts sentenced to life in prison may be released on parole.

Politics & society

Police attacked during skirmish at Roma settlement

POLICE officers came under attack by locals at a Roma settlement near Richňava in Košice Region on September 1. Police were summoned to the settlement by paramedics because of a brawl that erupted between…

Politics & society

Fico has neither account, nor company stake in Belize

SLOVAK Prime Minister Robert Fico and his wife do not have and have never had any banking accounts in Belize, and do not hold any stake and do not have managerial control in any company registered in Belize.

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SIAF 2015

SIAF air fest was attended by 140,000 spectators, many pilots

SLOVAK International Air Fest (SIAF) 2015, the biggest air show in the country, took place between August 29 and 30 and attracted almost 140,000 visitors who were offered static and dynamic demonstrations and…

Car involved in crash.

Polish van involved in fatal crash was carrying 23 Syrians

THE POLISH van that collided with a Slovak car on September 3, killing a 32-year-old backseat passenger, was carrying 23 Syrians (20 men and three minors), who attempted to escape from the scene, Martin Wäldl from…

ID cards will have to be replaced, too.

Sweeping change of personal identification numbers is costly

AFTER A hundred years, simple personal identification numbers (given to newborns reflecting their date of birth and sex) that are used now and are easy to remember, should end.


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Increase in number of Slovak millionaires outpaces the rest of Europe

THE NUMBER of millionaires in Slovakia has increased year-on-year by more than 9 percent to 4,200 – which is twice as fast as growth among the rest of Europe.  

Survey: Summer without holiday most often due to lack of money

FINANCES were the most frequent reason for Slovaks skipping their holiday this summer, the TASR newswire learnt from Profesia job agency, which conducted a survey on platy.sk, the salaries statistics webpage, before…

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The unemployment rate has dropped, both in EU and Slovakia

THERE are more new jobs, statistics show. The unemployment rate has hit a multi-year low in July, both in the European Union (to 9.5 percent) and in the eurozone.


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Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees

SLOVAKIA, a small country of 5 million has been almost untouched by the recent refugee situation in the Mediterranean and the Balkans. 

Compassion is no complicated concept

EXPRESSIONS of humanity and compassion do not necessarily need great gestures; they can take the form of a pair of shoes given to a refugee. 

Blog: Did we manage to change Slovakia for the better in just 24 hours?

24 hours; 621 good folk; €10,528.49 for non-profit organisations – the most successful 24-hour charity run ever.


The car belonged to Hyza in the past, now carried Hungarian plates.

Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria

DOZENS of refugees have lost their lives near the Slovak border today, in a van carrying the brand of a Slovak company.

US President Barack Obama

Obama sends telegram to Kiska to mark the Constitution Day

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama sent a telegram to his Slovak counterpart Andrej Kiska expressing his “heartfelt congratulations” on the occasion of Slovakia’s Constitution Day (September 1).


Slovak grandfather receives birthday wishes from all over the world

A PICTURE of a Slovak man who is turning 100-years-old has received more than 3,500 wishes in several languages after his grandson Peter Holík published his photo on social networks.  

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Language enthusiasts prepare the biggest English lesson

LANGUAGE enthusiasts from Bratislava want to break the Slovak record for the biggest English lesson. 

State Opera in Banská Bystrica

State Opera Banská Bystrica got Japanese Ambassador’s Award

THE STATE Opera in the city of Banská Bystrica (ŠOBB) received the award from the Japanese Ambassador to Slovakia, for its cooperation with the latter country.


Frisbee, more than just a flying disc

While flying discs were not unknown in Slovakia during the previous communist regime, the phenomenon of Frisbee appeared here only after the fall of the regime in 1989. 

Lacrosse, sport of the Indians

Lacrosse is a hard but fair sport, teaching players teamwork and responsibility.

Slovak Matej Tóth celebrates victory at the World Championships in Beijing

Slovak Matej Tóth won first gold in athletic discipline at World Championships

SLOVAK race walker Matej Tóth (of VŠC Dukla Banská Bystrica sports club) won a gold medal in the 50 kilometre walk at the World Championships in Beijing, while also winning the overall title in the prestigious IAAF…