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5 places to visit in the vicinity of Bratislava

We selected five places that cover various categories of tourist attractions.

Culture & lifestyle

Bratislava city days to open the 2018 tourist season this weekend

It's a tradition in the second half of April for the Slovak capital to offer a host of events and free admission to several venues.


On killing a crab

If you eat animal flesh, you should not be squeamish about slaughtering your dinner.

Culture & lifestyle

The Good Market returns to Jakubovo SquarePhoto

Visitors can again buy quality and hand-made goods and get to know the local community.


EP calls for thorough investigation of Kuciak’s murder

It has raised an alarm about the potential infiltration of organised crime in the Slovak economy and politics at all levels.


Students will return to streets on Friday

They will hold up the letters of the last sentence from the last story by murdered Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak.

Culture & lifestyle

Festival aims to build trust between foreigners and natives

After having shifted the attention to new minorities appearing in Slovakia, the 13th year of the “multicultural festival focusing on minorities”, fjúžn, aims to boost mutual trust.


Istanbul ratification still nowhere in sight

The international document preventing violence against women was one of the reasons why a former justice minister left the government.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between April 20 and April 29, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Tomáš Drucker

UPDATED: Drucker resigns as interior minister Photo

I have not found reasons to dismiss the police corps president, Tomáš Drucker said before leaving the ministerial post.

New Spartan plane becomes a subject to warranty claim Photo

The army used the plane for six months only.

Special prosecutor Kováčik will not leave for now

His resignation was among the demands of people attending the For a Decent Slovakia rallies.

Special Prosecutor Dušan Kováčik

The third-generation Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen continues to grow in Slovakia Photo

Last year’s car production was slightly below 2016’s numbers due to launch of new models.

Do you have many skills? Share them with others

Internet platforms offering services like tutoring, cleaning and watching children are growing.

Foodstuff in the EU will have to be the same

The European Commission has introduced rules to tackle the criticised dual quality of products in its member states. But is it really a pressing topic?

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., tells reporters he will not run for re-election.

Paul Ryan is quitting like a coward

On his way out the door, with his life’s work totally destroyed, Mr Ryan is still unwilling to speak out against Trump.

I have never seen a France like this

Unlike the populists Macron offers a positive vision of where politics and Europe can go.

Emmanuel Macron

Back to square one?

Tomáš Drucker leaves after 25 days as interior minister while Tibor Gašpar stays put.

Drucker (second from right) arrives to the Presidential Palace to hand in his resignation.

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Weapons are smuggled through Slovakia, Czech journalists reveal

They reportedly end up in Azerbaijan, which is banned from weapons exports.

Hungarian MEP: Without the protests, nothing would have changed

EP delegation member Benedek Jávor was frightened when Robert Fico, then still prime minister, started making allegations concerning George Soros in their conversation.

MEP Benedek Jávor

Slovak protest organisers send open letter to the EP

They are calling on the European Parliament to send an investigative team to look into the double murder, to check on the steps of the new Slovak government and approve the investigation of the abuse of EU funds in…

Protests following the mruder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová were hedl aorund Slovakia - and also abroad (e.g. in Paris, March 9)

Visualisation of the Sky Park project by Zaha Hadid in Bratislava.

Bratislava is up to date with the West Photo

Tourists will find many examples that prove Bratislava is a modern capital, catching up fast with its western-European counterparts - and not just in the food industry.

Slovak conductor with world record dies Photo

He conducted choirs for the longest time in the world.

Viliam Karmažin

Slovak Philharmonic plays a work by Slovak composer in national premiere Photo

The two concerts at the end of this week will he conducted by British Slovak Philharmonic principal conductor, James Judd and feature British pianist Stephen Hough.

Stephen Hough

Nelson Cherutich, the winner of Devín - Bratislava 2018 run receives his laurel.

A Keynan competing at the Rio Olympics won Devín – Bratislava run Photo

Nelson Cherutich won with a time of 35:05 minutes, the fastest woman was Hungarian Zita Kácser.

Clear, unanimous, and indisputable: Sagan is the best Video

The renowned cycling magazine Velonews lists Slovak Peter Sagan as the most valuable cyclist.

The Bora-Hansgrohe buses are often under siege thanks to Sagan.

Sagan: Attack is the best defence Video

Sagan wins the Hell of the North race after a strong attack, receiving his second-ever Monument title.

Peter Sagan