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Sport

Bratislava ice stadium will require €2 million

At the same time, its tenant, ice hockey club Slovan, owes some €1 million in rent.

Culture & lifestyle

Who do Slovaks marry the most among foreigners?

Mixed marriages are still quite rare among Slovaks compared to elsewhere in the EU. Slovak women are more likely to marry foreigners than Slovak men. Here is why.

International

Italy points to “illegal state aid” as Embraco announces relocation to Slovakia

The decision to shift production follows in the footsteps of US conglomerate Honeywell, which reportedly also plans to close its Italian plant and move to Slovakia.

Opinion

Who will take Kuzmina as a neighbour?

In Slovakia, immigrants mostly provoke negative feelings. Not when it comes to the biathlon.

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Business

Unemployment rate hits new low

The unemployment rate in Slovakia has been declining since summer 2016 while the number of economically active people has grown.

News

A girl suffering from swine flu hospitalised in Kramáre

The kindergarten’s headmistress says she may have the H1N1 type.

News

Suspicious "rural entrepreneurs" involved with Smer emerge in Nitra

Successful businesspeople from the village of Babindol who have received subsidies from EU funds worth millions have connections to the ruling Smer party.

Business

Slovakia lags in fighting fraudsters

The rules became stricter particularly after the financial crisis, but there is room for fighting tax evasion.

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Slovakia has a university with the same accreditation as Cambridge

The Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies of STU offers much to students, but it should focus more on teachers.

Government withdrew from drug policy agenda change

Mainly the SNS party junior coalition partner was against the bill decriminalising drugs; the ruling Smer party also had a lukewarm stance.

Justice Minister Lucia Žitňanská arrives to cabinet session February 21, to discuss law on partial de-criminalisation of drugs.

In ambulances, doctors have become more scarce

Doctors are replaced by rescuers with lower education instead.

Falck ambulances, illustrative stock photo

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Wizz Air is shutting down its base in Košice

The Hungarian low-cost airline will fly only one route to London from there.

Slovakia’s construction sector drops the most in the EU

However, in the following months, construction in Slovakia should benefit from new projects like the Bratislava ring road project.

Inspections show Svrčinovec-Skalité D3 stretch will be delayed by six months.

Slovak railway company opens tender for purchasing rails

It plans to spend some €18 million excluding VAT.

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Nicholson: The truth about Slovakia

I leave knowing that I have seen the best of what Slovaks can be.

Blog: Government Affairs in Slovakia – how did this profession develop and what is its future?

It is encouraging that more and more companies based in Slovakia are starting to realize that it is also possible to shape EU policies from a small country like Slovakia and use the services of government affairs…

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Will Kiska run for president?

Media reports suggest that Andrej Kiska will not run again. How does the situation look one year ahead of presidential election?

President Andrej Kiska

The hall serving as the waiting room at the Foreigners’ Police Department in the town of Dunajská Streda.

More foreigners have applied for a stay in Slovakia

This reflects the increased demands of employers, especially due to new or expanding investments, the Border and Foreigners’ Police points out.

Slovaks invited to join international call for dieselgate compensation

So far 700 Slovak car owners with manipulated software responded to the call.

The very first Slovak receives Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun Photo

MP František Šebej views the award as “the story of Slovak karate”.

František Šebej (l) receives the award from Japanese Ambassador to Slovakia Jun Shimmi.

Enjoy a “selfieccino” in Bratislava Photo

Choose a photo from your mobile and see it on your coffee.

“Art train” to connect Bratislava and Vienna Photo

The project recalling the legendary “tram” connecting the two capitals lying closest to one another in Europe, allows the Slovak and Austrian art scenes to join forces aboard trains.

The T.R.A.M gallery/train.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between February 23 and March 4, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Skate of Mind 3: Bratislava Premiere

Slovakia surprisingly wins over the match favourite Photo

The national ice hockey team wins its first Olympic Games match.

Slovak mixed relay was withdrawn from competition Photo

Paulína Fialková botched the shooting, thus thwarting the hopes of the Slovak Olympic mixed team of biathletes.

L-R Kuzmina and Fialková in the failed Slovak race.

Slovak ice hockey team goes home Photo

The United States defeated their rivals from Slovakia for the second time, ending their performance at the Olympics.