Reconstruction work on the Monument of Liberation and Victory, unveiled in 1955 in the Dargov mountain pass, which commemorates the liberation of eastern Slovakia from Nazism.
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Set out on a Malá Fatra hike, avoid the Bratislava cable car from Monday.


24. sep
Not all stretches of the long-awaited D4/R7 bypass of Bratislava will open as originally planned.

Not all of its stretches will be put into operation on Sunday as officially planned.


24. sep
Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo speaks to foreigners at [fjúžn] festival's "Ask the Mayor" event.

Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo addressed the questions and concerns of foreigners in Bratislava during a special Q&A.


23. sep
The new Bratislava sculpture is made of coloured bronze, its height is almost five metres, and it weighs two tons.
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A 'Town Musicians of Bremen' statue has been unveiled in the city.


23. sep

Tesco has strengthened its ambition to tackle climate change by announcing a new group-wide, net-zero target for its operations.


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24. sep
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Representatives of healthcare professions have signed a declaration with a number of demands.


23. sep
A flock of macaws has become a new attraction in Banská Bystrica.
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A petting zoo with macaws has opened in Banská Bystrica.


22. sep
Bratislava, Main Square

In the current regional Covid automat system, Bratislava should not be worse than the red tier.


23. sep

Several countries no longer rely on positive motivation to get vaccinated against Covid.


23. sep

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The latest Focus poll has found that 57.7 percent of Slovaks think the government should not be lenient when it comes to taking refugees in.

Show us you belong and we will accept you. Poll shows Slovaks' attitudes to foreigners

The latest Focus poll unveils how an ideal foreigner looks to Slovaks, and if Slovakia can ever become a home to foreigners.


20. sep
On the Spectator College podcast, Briton Addy Akram, who serves as a councillor in eastern Slovakia, talks about his journey into Slovak local politics.
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'No one has come to me and spat on my face': Briton on being a councillor in Slovakia

Addy Akram speaks about how he became a local politician in eastern Slovakia and why foreigners should vote in Slovakia.


24. sep
Anti-Slovak posters first appeared in Tinsley and different parts of Sheffield towards the end of 2020.

In Sheffield, discriminatory posters targeting Slovaks remain unpunished

First posters appeared around Sheffield before last Christmas.


24. sep
Construction works on the Bratislava ring road project.

Remaining parts of Bratislava ring road to open by the week's end

The construction of the D4 and R7 roads is nearing its end, though the D1 connection is still years away.


22. sep

Consumption of medicine decreased in Slovakia during the pandemic

For the first time in years, medicinal consumption decreased in 2020, health insurers report.


21. sep
InoBat battery

Tests show InoBat Auto batteries beat the competition in range and durability

The Slovak company is already working on a new generation of batteries.


17. sep

Five examples of how artificial intelligence is used in retail

In addition to avoiding long lines, artificial intelligence can help shoppers pick out the perfect outfit.


21. sep
Beata Balogová speaks to one of the For a Decent Slovakia protests in 2018 on behalf of Slovakia's journalists. Balogová also serves as the vice-chair of the executive board of the International Press Institute.

We condemn the latest attack against journalists

Slovak journalists stand behind their colleagues from Denník N.


21. sep
Pope Francis and President Zuzana Čaputová at the airport.

Pope brings message of unity to a country in turmoil

It was nice while it lasted. Which wasn’t long.


20. sep
Žilina is home to the 2020 most beautiful park in Slovakia.
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Slovakia has found its most beautiful public park. Dogs love it too

Nineteen works entered in the Garden, Park and Detail of 2020 contest.


14. sep
The Bench of Love has been installed in the Kysucké Nové Mesto town, northern Slovakia.

With this new attraction, people can go old school and confess love secretly

A bench of love in the Kysuce region has a box where people can leave their confession letters. Some may appear in a local paper.


12. sep
Several cycling routes run across the higher parts of the High Tatras, but most of them are quite demanding. The routes in Tichá Dolina and Kôprová Dolina are suitable for less skilled cyclists.

Poprad Lake remains tourists' favourite Tatras spot. What about cyclists' top places?

In August, the Tatras National Park counted tourists, cyclists and dogs in the largest Slovak mountains.


11. sep
Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan at the last stage of Around Slovakia.
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Slovak cyclist Sagan wins Around Slovakia

He triumphed despite failing to win any of the five stages.


20. sep
Veronika Vadovičová won gold in para-shooting.

Slovakia wins gold in para-shooting

It is already the 11th medal for the country at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.


5. sep
The golden team (l-r): Samuel Andrejčík, Michaela Balcová and Martin Strehársky.

Slovakia has fourth gold from Tokyo

The Slovak team won the boccia team competition.


4. sep
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