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Poll: Academy of Sciences is most trusted institution

The Slovak academy of Sciences (SAV) is the most trusted institution, a poll by the Focus agency showed. 25. May 2016, at 23:45

SAV has received a medal from President Andrej Kiska.

Cabinet approves 6-percent rise in teachers’ salaries

University lecturers and regional-school teachers will see a 6-percent hike in their salaries from September 1. 25. May 2016, at 23:44

Peter Plavčan

Cabinet: Fines for driving without e-stickers to be halved

Fines for driving on motorways without e-stickers will be slashed from €300 to €150 from October 1. 25. May 2016, at 23:42

Minister Brecely (foregorund)

Eva Nová, Colours of Sand to fight for European Film Award

Two Slovak films have been selected to compete for the “European Oscar”: Eva Nová was nominated as feature film and Colours of Sand as documentary, both by the Slovak Film and Television Academy (SFTA). 25. May 2016, at 23:41

Eva Nová

PM Fico: Islam has no place in Slovakia

Prime Minister Robert Fico has returned to work – and also to pre-election rhetoric, forgetting in the process the country’s past and also its current interests, NGOs opine. 25. May 2016, at 23:38

PM Fico on May 25.

New Drama 2016 has its winners

The festival called Nová drama/New Drama is not just a selection of theatre pieces premiered in Slovakia in 2015; but also a competition that saw its winners announced. 25. May 2016, at 14:25

Members of the Skrat theatre (L-R) Ľubo Burgr, Milan Chalmovský and Vlado Zboroň receive Grand Prix for the best staging of New Drama 2016

Ukrainian diplomat loses post due to cigarette scandal

Meanwhile, prosecution of the suspects started in Ukraine. 25. May 2016, at 12:51

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Fines for driving without e-stickers will drop

The Transport Ministry reduces fines and changes the periodicity of their imposition. 25. May 2016, at 12:46

Gas leak complicates transport in BratislavaPhoto

The transport company has notified the public about changes to the transport schedule. 25. May 2016, at 12:44

Interior Ministry will rent 50 luxury cars

The rental pertains to Slovakia’s presidency over the EU Council. 25. May 2016, at 12:40

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák

High turnover in subsidised jobs

The Supreme Audit Office (NKÚ) has done an audit reviewing the support for employment and reducing unemployment among young Slovaks. 25. May 2016, at 6:30

Programmes employed thousands of young people.

Women in Slovakia earn more than one-fifth less

Slovak women earn 21.1 percent, i.e. more than one-fifth less than men. 25. May 2016, at 6:30

Unorthodox chess sets from Slovakia turn heads in Brussels

Makerstown is the first event of its kind, bringing together businesses and European policymakers. 25. May 2016, at 6:17

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Moody’s confirmed stable outlook of Slovak banks

Slovakia’s outlook reflects continued economic growth will support banks' loan quality and profitability over the next 12 to 18 months. 25. May 2016, at 6:14

Updated: 25. May 2016, at 12:57

Lajčák confirmed as official candidate for top UN post

Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák should attend the official hearing at the United Nations on June 7. 25. May 2016, at 6:09

Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák

New rules on children's rights to be adopted

The recent proposal is based on three principles resulting from the Convention on the Rights of the Child. 25. May 2016, at 6:07

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MPs acknowledged priorities for presidency

Energy union, digital single market and asylum policy are among the presidency priorities, which the government will approve only after the British referendum. 25. May 2016, at 6:02

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