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Theresa May at least has the courage to try

May keeps her job because nobody else is capable, or willing, to take on the impossible task of Brexit.

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‘All his own work’

To preserve their credibility, real academics must call out plagiarism.

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Biathlete Kuzmina triumphs in the women’s 10km sprint

It is her second World Cup victory this season.

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Slovakia had followers of Palach

Despite the efforts of the communist regime, people kept Jan Palach and his protest in their memory.

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Sport, torture and guns; Palach was a fighter

The death of Ján Palach inspired protests that led to the overthrow of the communist regime.

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 18 and January 27, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Soldiers helping remove snow in northern Slovakia.
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40 villages have announced a snow emergency

The situation in northern Slovakia is critical. Meanwhile, the roof of a manufacturing hall collapsed in Oravská Lesná.

Slovakia faces an important vote: How will the country look in the next 12 years?

The quality of the Constitutional Court, the last instance of defence of constitutionality in the country, depends on its 13 judges.

Constitutional Court

Slovak children kidnapped? No!

Thousands have shared the latest hoax on the abduction of children on social media. The police warn that scaremongering is criminal act.

Slovaks have lately panicked on social media over the kidnapping of children, which has turned out to be a hoax.
The third block of the nuclear power station in Mochovce is planned to be put into operation during the second quarter of 2019.

Slovakia among countries hard Brexit would hit the heaviest

These are seven events expected in Slovakia’s economy in 2019.

Romanian companies are on the rise in Slovakia

One of the main problems of the Slovak labour market is behind the development.

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U.S. Steel Košice will invest $130 million in Košice

It will construct a new line to produce more electrical steel.

US Steel Košice
A man from Roma settlement Vrbnica shows his bruises allegedly caused by police.

Institutional racism penetrated the justice system

No amount of evidence will ever be enough to hold racist police officers to account when they terrorise and brutalise Roma communities.

Home is where the music makes sense

We may share poverty, but never the songs that make us shiver.

Tom Waits

Protest is worthwhile, but only as an initial tactic

“Get rid of Fico” must become “Replace Fico with X”.

Štrbské Pleso, Mlynická Dolina; on the left is Solisko, with already existing ski slopes.
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New York Times recommends a trip to the Tatra Mountains

Other destinations, like Košice or Oravská Lesná are also mentioned.

New look-out tower rises in northern Slovakia

The tower overlooks one of the biggest prehistoric settlements in the Slovak area.

New lookout tower
The ceremonially lit upside-down pyramid
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Why a Pyramid?

As the only upside-down pyramid in the world it conceals a unique slide atrium, even creating a spiritual space.

Can escape rooms be deadly?

No single norm regulates this business activity in Slovakia.

One of BrainTeaseLava's escape rooms.

Research of Slovak castles brought about interesting discoveries. A new castle, for example

A skeleton of a huge man with fetters on the legs was found in Bratislava Castle.

Pustý Castle in Zvolen
Livio Magoni.

Vlhová's coach: Our team is not prepared for Petra to win the big globe

Although Slovak skier Petra Vlhová has been placing on the podium, her coach Livio Magoni claims she has not reached a level to beat Shiffrin on a regular basis.

Slovak skier Vlhová wins in Flachau

She excelled particularly in the second round.

Petra Vlhová
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Vlhová wins in parallel slalom in Oslo

Another phenomenal result for the Slovak skier.

Petra Vlhová (right) beat Mikaela Shiffring in parallel slalom in Oslo.
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