Quote of the week

“It has been a long time since I brought home two gold medals. I have repeated this after some time, and I have to admit that it tastes just as good.”

“It has been a long time since I brought home two gold medals. I have repeated this after some time, and I have to admit that it tastes just as good.”

Sprint canoeist Erik Vlček after winning two gold medals with Juraj Tarr in the men’s K2 1000m at the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships.

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PM Fico announced a package of social measures

Fico unveils second social package

PRIME minister and Smer chairman Robert Fico, at the governing party’s congress in Bratislava on May 23, unveiled the cabinet’s second social, economic and financial package comprising 15 items worth a total of €200…

British PM David Cameron (R) shakes hands with French President Francois Hollande at Eastern Partnership summit. Front row left is Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, next to him Slovak president Kiska.

President Kiska supported EU enlargement in Riga

SLOVAKIA fully supports the enlargement of the European Union, Slovak President Andrej Kiska said at the Eastern Partnership and EU summit in Riga, Latvia. He added that the vision of possible EU membership is…

Romantic Bojnice Castle is one of Slovakia’s favourite tourist destinations.

The rise and fall of Slovak castles

NOWADAYS Slovakia is recognised as the world leader in car production per capita. What is less well known is that this country also has the highest number of castles per person.

Parliament passes major legal overhaul to civil litigation rules

MPs passed a civil litigation procedure, a civil extra-litigation procedure and an administrative court procedure on May 21.