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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.

Opinion

Ever-decreasing circles

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

News

Bratislava has not extended a rental contract with the US Embassy

The rental contract with the US Embassy expired on August 15.

Opinion

No direction

The beginning of the end: Even Smer’s greatest strategic asset, unity, is splintered as MEPs openly criticise the party’s direction — or lack thereof.

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Culture & lifestyle

Eva Nová will vie for an Oscar

The film was chosen from among 14 candidates.

News

Climate change affects Slovakia

Hotter summer days are but one consequence of global warming.

Business

Explanations for web host fines vague

Though hard to influence content on individual sites, hosts still face potentially high sanctions.

News

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.

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Employers: Roma, do not call us!

Slovak ad websites publish numerous discriminatory advertisements.

Third graded strike attracted 2,031 teachers

If no change in teachers’ conditions comes, ISU will continue strikes on October 7, omitting four lessons.

Members of the Slovak Teachers Initiative (ISU) Vladimír Crmoman (in the middle) and Luboš Sibert who have carried out graded strikes for better teachers's conditions.

Smer rejects Paška’s programme document, drafts a new one

Postponement of the Smer party’s programme conference is partly due to MPs’ criticism of the main document drafted by MPs Ľuboš Blaha and Pavol Paška.

L-R: Co-author of the Smer programme document Ľuboš Blaha with Prime Minsiter Robert Fico.

On previous Summit, September 16, Bratislava was left almost empty.

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.

Small entrepreneurs spend over 140 hours per year tied up in red tape

Companies which run a business in Slovakia have to fulfil, in total, 75 administrative operations per year.

Entrepreneurs in Slovakia have to fulfil 75 administrative operations per year. Illustrative stock photo

Border bridge in Medveďov reopens

The bridge in Medveďov, in the Trnava Region, which links Slovakia and Hungary has been reopened following repairs.

The Bridge in Medveďov was reopened on September 29.

The centre of Modra

Blog: Another day with empty streets

I arrived in Slovakia on January 6, 2000, after a whole night spent in the famous “Dacia” express train from Bucharest to Vienna. The streets were quite empty and most shops were closed.

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

Winning Slovak team Miroslava Stroková and Sean Kasumovič

Slovak hair stylists won worldwide competition Photo

Slovak hair stylists came out on top of 44 countries at the the 70th year of the worldwide creative hair styling competition.

European natural wonder on post stamp

The new post stamp named “Beauties of our country: Herľany Geyser” was published last week by The Slovak Post with a value of 0,80 €.

Herľany Geyser

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.