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Do we have "Sagans" in language education?

Being a fully up-to-date leader or manager of language teachers is a significant part of the battle.

News

Sulík: Kiska's party would only further break the centre right

Fico's star is falling and he could still save himself now for another election term, says opposition SaS leader Richard Sulík about who would benefit from early elections.

Business

Revolution in personal data is coming

Are the companies ready for GDPR?

Culture & lifestyle

Slam poetry honours For Decent Slovakia initiative

The third edition of the Clash of Languages will combine German, English and Slovak languages in a unique effort to support the civil initiative.

Culture & lifestyle

The biggest cycling event in Slovakia invites visitors

BikeFest in Kálnica offers various cycling experiences to whole families.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between May 25 and June 3, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

News

General Macko: the Defence Minister has been tamed by the SNS

An air of frustration pervades the Slovak army says the prominent general who is leaving in protest.

Opinion

Marching in step

Some Slovak conservatives have shown that they cannot resist fascist bait.

News

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The National Oncology Institute, stock photo.

Slovaks die of cancer more often than other EU citizens

The survival rate after diagnosing breast, cervical and colon cancer has not improved.

UPDATED: Protest planned for Friday was cancelled

The organisers are disappointed by the current situation in politics and are calling for early elections.

April 27 protest in Bratislava

Hungarian daily’s editor-in-chief is leaving

He disagreed with hiring the former spokesperson of the Most-Híd party to lead an online department.

Zoltán Szalay

PSA plant in Trnava.

Trade unionists at PSA Peugeot announce strike alert

The local trade union is complaining that their wages are the lowest of the three major carmakers in Slovakia.

New integrated online service makes planning for electrical outages easier

The Slovak-English service is available for all electricity consumers in western Slovakia.

GDPR: Lack of clarity bothers companies the most

Companies work hard to prepare for GDPR.

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Refugee camp Traiskirchen

We are in for a hot summer

Europe has done very little to prepare for a reprise of mass refugee flows.

Pro-EU voters vote for anti-EU governments

This phenomenon is no longer limited to Central Europe.

Hungarian and foreign students took to the streets of Budapest to support CEU.

A happy marriage? Both simpler, and tougher, than we realize

If experience is the mother of wisdom, why aren’t second and third marriages more successful?


Mobile phone, illustrative stock photo

Washington Post reporter outraged that journalist’s phone was seized by Slovak police

The US daily says that seizing her phone was merely the latest attempt by Slovak authorities to harass those close to a reporter who was killed for doing his job.

Number of foreigners in Slovakia increasing slower than in other EU states

Slovakia needs migrants, especially in the labour market, migration organisation points out.

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EC halted proceedings against Slovakia in re-export of medicaments

It basically acknowledged medicaments are not common goods, and new rules determining their trading should be found.

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Archaeologists find oldest Greek relic in Slovak area Photo

It was discovered in a Celtic sacrificial place.

Planes will steal the sky above Dubová

Visitors should expect a colourful programme full of acrobatic demonstrations and tourist flights at the airport in Dubová, close to Bratislava.

Levoča will have a new information centre

The highly visited Basilica of St James in Levoča, containing the tallest Gothic wooden altar in the world, will open a tourist information centre at the entrance to the tower.

Tower of St James’ Basilica in Levoča

Marián Hossa kisses the Stanley Cup won by his Chicago Blackhawks team in June 2015.

“I will not be playing ice-hockey anymore,” says Hossa

Health issues have caused the NHL player to withdraw from matches and consider moving back to Slovakia.

Slovak ice-hockey team will play in Košice

The Slovak team is slated to play in Košice, and not Bratislava, at next year’s Ice-hockey World Championship.

Slovak Ice-hockey Association head, Martin Kohút

Slovak volunteer: It is a memorable experience to watch the Slovak children waiting for hockey players Photo

In Denmark, even student temp jobs pay the minimum hourly wage of ten euros.

Slovak student Katarína Kuchárová volunteers at the hockey World Championship in Denmark.