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Restorers renovate wall paintings in Bojnice

Wall paintings are being renovated in Stredný hrad of the Bojnice castle.4. Dec 2016, at 8:50

Bojnice castle

Geyser in Herľany will spurt higher

Works on the revitalisation of a geyser in Herľany are about to finished. The geyser should spurt to the height of 22 metres instead of eight, as before the reconstruction.3. Dec 2016, at 9:50

Geyser in Herľany

Quote of the week

“Police investigation is not a Formula One race.”2. Dec 2016, at 6:30

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák

Slovak puppetry included in list of intangible heritage

The tradition of puppet theatre is strong in Slovakia and Czech Republic.1. Dec 2016, at 23:21

Slovak travel agency offers trips to Chernobyl

More Slovaks travel to the place of the nuclear disaster to experience an adrenaline holiday with a dosimeter.1. Dec 2016, at 23:16

The exploded nuclear reactor Chernobyl is getting a new shelter.

Technology leader Spinea continues expansion

Prešov should get 500 new jobs and tens of millions of euros in investment.1. Dec 2016, at 23:04

Spinea Prešov

District court acquits ex-minister accused of subsidy fraud

Authorities accused László Szigeti of the fraud in the autumn of 2013.1. Dec 2016, at 22:45

Former education minister László Szigeti.

Denmark to banish Slovak woman for begging

Begging is a crime in Denmark and the court ruled that a Slovak beggar should be imprisoned for forty days and then banished.1. Dec 2016, at 22:27

Illustration stock photo

Gang leader from eastern Slovakia detained

With two ineffective life sentences, a gang leader was held due to the high possibility of him fleeing.1. Dec 2016, at 14:00

Róbert Okoličány in court, illustrative stock photo

Not all anti-terrorist measures carried out in 2016, due to finances

Slovakia drafted a set of anti-terrorist measures for the years 2016 and 2017, in the aftermath of last year’s terrorist attacks around Europe. However, some of the anti-terrorist measures have not been carried out…1. Dec 2016, at 13:56

Memebrs of the Atlas anti-terrorist unit train in Lešť, Slovakia - illustrative stock photo

Poll: Current coalition would lose majority in parliament

If the general election took place between November 23 and 29, 2016, the current ruling coalition (Smer, SNS and Most-Híd parties) would not win a majority in parliament.1. Dec 2016, at 13:51

Casting a vote

Slovakia to participate in NATO crisis management exercise in 2017

Slovakia is slated to increase not just its budget for the armed forces, but also its engagement and presence in the NATO.1. Dec 2016, at 13:46

the Head of NATO Jens Stoltenberg

2016 one of the rainiest years since 1901

The year that is to end soon has been so far extremely warm – and also with record precipitation.1. Dec 2016, at 13:44

Meteorlogy station, illustrative stock photo

RegioJet connection between Bratislava and Prague approved

The capitals of the two neighbouring countries will get a better train connection, starting with the effectiveness of the new timetable, from December 11.30. Nov 2016, at 23:47

One of RegioJet's trains in Bratislava.

Regulatory office: Electricity, gas and heat prices to fall in 2017

The Slovak regulatory office made an in-depth inspection and found that prices of energy for end users should be lower.30. Nov 2016, at 23:42

Jozef Holjenčík, chair of the Regulatory Office for Network Industries

Regional courts in Slovakia searched in vain following bomb alert

Phone calls announcing a bomb at a specific institution have become frequent in Slovakia, despite fines and sentences. However, no court was specified in the call on November 30; and thus, all eight regional courts…30. Nov 2016, at 23:39

Košice courts were searched for bomb on November 30, with nothing found.

Cabinet condemns rather than scraps Mečiar’s amnesties

The so-called Mečiar’s amnesties, preventing the prosecution of any crime connected with the abduction of the son of then president Michal Kováč, should have already been scrapped.30. Nov 2016, at 23:34

PM Fico (L) and Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák agreed on Mečiar amnesties.

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