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Svitko would like to forget this years’ Rally Dakar

One of Slovak motorbike racer participating in the 2017 Rally Dakar, Štefan Svitko, says he has never prepared better for the South American extreme rally. However, the man who placed second last year sees the…16. Jan 2017, at 14:25

Štefan Svitko at the Dakar Rally in Paraguay

New case of bird flu located in Chmeľov, near Prešov

After several cases of bird flu were reported in Bratislava, Košice and around Komárno, a new location was confirmed in the east of Slovakia.16. Jan 2017, at 13:42

Poultry, illustrative stock photo

Prices in Slovakia grow again, after three years

Consumer prices in Slovakia have recorded a year-on-year growth again, after three years. Though they have increased only modestly now, the last time they showed an annualised growth was in December 2013.16. Jan 2017, at 13:36

After heavy snowfall, electricity emergency, flood risk hits Slovakia

Winter showed its fiercest, most dangerous side in Slovakia last week. Freezing temperatures, heavy snowfall, and avalanches came to the most of the country and now floods caused by melting snow are now expected.16. Jan 2017, at 13:23

Snow blocked also the road near the town of Žiar nad Hronom on January 13 and 14.

Time capsule placed in Handlová church

A time capsule was made during reconstruction of the tower of Saint Katarína’s Church, the oldest historical-cultural monument in Handlová, central Slovakia.15. Jan 2017, at 9:35

Saint Katarína’s Church

Poll: Slovaks‘ New Year Resolutions

Slovaks Want to Be Healthier and Have More Family Time in 2017.14. Jan 2017, at 9:25

Quote of the week

“The corruption in top posts cannot be prosecuted as there is none.”13. Jan 2017, at 6:30

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák

MP Mizík scolds president for awarding Jews

Prosecutor's office and police to investigate MP Stanislav Mizík of the far right parliament party ĽSNS.12. Jan 2017, at 23:09

Far-right ĽSNS MP Stanislav Mizík

RTVS commission sees no bias in news

News editor-in-chief of public service RTVS Lukáš Diko returns after after two months of vacation due to questioned neutrality.12. Jan 2017, at 22:58

Lukáš Diko

Slovakia is the best country for book lovers

Slovakia has the biggest number of libraries per citizen, according to University of New York research.12. Jan 2017, at 22:49

Slovaks invest massively in new cars

2016 is a record year for sale of passenger cars.12. Jan 2017, at 22:44

Supermarket promoting local food expands

Yeme plans to add two more stores to the existing one in Bratislava.12. Jan 2017, at 22:33

Yeme bakes its own bread.

British Queen awards Slovak honorary consul in New Zealand

The Honorary Consul of Slovakia to New Zealand got the New Zealand Order of Merit from Elizabeth II.12. Jan 2017, at 14:00

British Queen Elizabeth II
UPDATED: Jan 12, 14:30

The strike of PPS Group ends

While the last meeting on Thursday shall bring an ultimate conclusion, it seems that a compromise on salaries will bring an end to the PPS Group Detva’s strike.12. Jan 2017, at 13:32

The strike at PPS Group Detva started on January 9.

Plavčan: The ministry will pay for scientific databases

After Slovak scientists lost access to about one third of global scientific articles, the minister of education promises rectification.12. Jan 2017, at 13:27

Peter Plavčan

Industrial production grew in November, construction output continued falling

The Slovak industrial production grew further in November, despite missing growth in the automotive industry; while the construction sector grew as well, it keeps falling year-on-year, according to an analyst.12. Jan 2017, at 13:19

Illustrative stock photo

Snow Nativity in High TatrasPhoto

Near Rainer’s Cottage in the High Tatras stands a Nativity scene made from snow.12. Jan 2017, at 12:20

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