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Apollo 11: Fifty years since man’s biggest journey

The mission that put people on the dusty perilous surface of another astronomical object.

Apollo 11 - interactive project by SME.sk
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Thousands attended the Rainbow Pride march in Bratislava

The LGBTI pride march coincided with the Proud of the Family march.

Installation of the rainbow pedestrian crossing ahead of the Bratislava Rainbow Pride March 2019.
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Business

Gay people at work? Otherness is not always accepted in Slovakia

There are significant regional differences regarding contact with LGBTI colleagues.

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Slovak hauliers could recover up to €340 million due to a price-fixing truck cartel

The estimated number of affected trucks in Slovakia amounts to 34,000 vehicles.

Jan-Eike Andresen of Financialright Claims at the press conference in Bratislava on July 10.
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Gun violence, failing judiciary, human rights also resonated at Pohoda 2019

Several artists and politicians, like The 1975 and President Zuzana Čaputová, used the Pohoda Festival stage to draw attention to sociopolitical challenges.

Pohoda Festival takes place in Trenčín every July.
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On the St James Way in Slovakia.
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Opinion

Everyone deserves a safe environment free from harrassment

Embassies support LGBTI Pride Marches around Slovakia.

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Slovaks and other EU citizens may stay in the UK after Brexit

But they have to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.

"Remain" supporters demonstrate in Parliament Square, London, on July 2, 2016.

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People in Prague have the highest average earnings in central Europe. Bratislavans came second.

Central Europe: In which capital do people earn the most?

The recent analysis also measured the pay gap between Bratislava and Košice.

Falck ambulance provider to withdraw from the Slovak market

The Danish company unexpectedly announced that they will not apply for licences.

Blue cheese will be made under the Tatras

Kežmarok dairy extends production and invests €15 million.

Former prime minister Vladimír Mečiar with Babky Demokratky.

Why we didn't want the breakup of Czechoslovakia

Images from the history of the Sme daily: After the 1992 elections.

What about regional disparities in air quality?

The European market for dirty diesel will increasingly concentrate on Central and Eastern Europe.

The current share of biofuels in petrol and diesel is likely to grow.

Three years of courage and freedom

The shared love of freedom, and the shared courage to defend and nurture it, will continue to sustain the relationship between the US and Slovakia for generations to come, US ambassador writes.

US Ambassador to Slovakia Adam Sterling
ZOHRA is the first and the only Afghan all-female orchestra.

Four members of Afghan all-female orchestra disappeared from Slovakia

Afghanistan's orchestra Zohra played at Pohoda Festival on July 13.

Lianne La Havas: I might write a political song one day, but not about Brexit

The British artist, praised by Prince, also played an unreleased song at the Pohoda Festival.

Lianna La Havas playing Pohoda Festival at Trenčín airport in Slovakia.
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between July 19 and July 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Bratislava Castle
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Slovak doubles tennis player Filip Polášek plays the Wimbledon doubles semi-finals, with his partner Ivan Dodig, on July 11.

Slovak tennis player makes it to doubles semi-finals at Wimbledon

Filip Polášek returned to professional tennis in 2018 after a five-year hiatus.

Ice hockey club Slovan leaving KHL due to debt

The club plans to return to Slovakia's national ice hockey league.

The ice hockey world championship bids farewell to Košice

The final games will be played in Bratislava.