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Slovak skier Vlhová dominates parallel slalom in St Moritz

It is her first victory in this World Cup season.

Slovakia's Petra Vlhová celebrates with teammates at the end of an alpine ski, women's parallel slalom World Cup in St Moritz, Switzerland.
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Corruption starts with an individual

A survey found 80 percent of Slovaks believe corruption is now a more serious problem than before.

Let’s Stop Corruption Community of about 50 members has created local branches in regions to fight and talk about corruption with locals
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Former PM and President facing criminal charges

Smer MPs backing party chairman also under investigation.

Illustrative stock photo: Andrej Kiska (l) and Robert Fico (r)
Opinion

This is not even the end of the beginning

Somehow Boris Johnson sold himself as the least tiresome.

The UK is like a flatmate who promised to move out, but just never leaves. In the meantime, they keep stealing beer from the refrigerator while complaining about how it tastes.
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Matovič’s party grew the most in December, ĽSNS still strong

We Are a Family may play a decisive role after the 2020 elections.

Igor Matovič
Business

Slovak wines do great abroad, but inspectors see them as unfit at home

Slovak legislation does not recognise orange and cloudy wines. As a result, inspectors remove them from the shelves of stores in Slovakia.

Michelin-starred restaurants buy Slovak wines while inspectors in Slovakia remove some of them from the shelves of stores
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Three remaining Black Hawks to arrive later than planned

Slovakia has paid US$261 million for nine Black Hawk helicopters.

Three remaining Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters should be delivered in early 2020
Culture & lifestyle

Children used to breakfast on beer and bread in Bratislava

Find out more untold stories about Bratislava in the latest episode.

The last gas light in Bratislava was put out with a bamboo pipeline in 1965 at Školská Street. Listen to more interesting facts about the capital in the latest Spectacular Slovakia episode
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The Slovak police are still looking for a culprit who killed a 22-year-old foreign national in Bratislava on December 8, 2019

The foreigner killed in Bratislava said to be a Serbian national

The police published a video hoping the public can help identify witnesses.

Fico complains about prosecutor who brought charges against him

He is politically biased, Fico alleges, citing MP Blaha's Facebook status.

Ľuboš Blaha with Robert Fico.

Agriculture Ministry stops the hunting of wolves

The official quotas have been opposed by several institutions and organisations.

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Vienna-Bratislava in 40 minutes, Austrian railway company promises

They have one condition. Slovakia should repair bridges from the time of Emperor Ferdinand I.

Furniture chain Kika changes hands and name

The company runs five stores in Slovakia.

A Kika furniture store

UPDATED: Economy Ministry annuls recent registrations for e-car subsidy

They increased the total amount of support through subsidies by €1 million citing enormous demand. New registrations to open next week.

Some leave the car to charge and go shopping.

Tragedy in Prešov and bad news for Kočner from the U.S.

It’s less than three months before the general election and the chairmen of two major parties are facing criminal prosecution.

Companies should not exist for profit alone

Martina Kolesárová describes how the business mindset of the 21st century goes beyond profit, perceiving social impact as a goal and also as a potential business opportunity.

Gib Bulloch speaking at 2019 BLF CSR Summit in Bratislava.

A great past but not such a bright present

How come despite its tourism potential and an industrial park nearby, Kežmarok has an unemployment rate three times higher than Slovakia's average?

The town of Kežmarok, Slovakia
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Christmas tram hits the streets of Bratislava

You can take a ride until December 30.

The last days of autumn: Jelenia hora and Kršlenica

Put on your hiking boots and discover the paradise in Small Carpathians.

Jelenia hora
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Christmas at Old Market Hall
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between December 13 and December 22, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

A decision to stay in Slovakia changed these foreigners' lives

A Kazakh, Nepali, and Ukrainian will recount their stories at the Lumière cinema.

A shot from the film Stranger in Paradise, which will be screened on December 11 at a Bratislava cinema
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Post office has Christmas stamp showing traditional Slovak craft

Slovak craftsmen used to be renowned around the world.

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Defendants during a public hearing in the corruption case of SFZ delegates and referees at the Specialised Criminal Court in Pezinok on November 27, 2019

Football officials convicted of sports corruption in Slovakia

The court has fined and sentenced 13 convicts to three years.

Fire Sport: A village pastime becomes an international sport

A teacher in Sučany recounts his memorable introduction to a very unusual sport in Slovakia.

The women's team in action during a Fire Sport tournament.

Slovak skier named world’s best Paralympic athlete of 2019

This award reflects how successful the Paralympic season was for me, Henrieta Farkašová said at the ceremony.

Henrieta Farkašová (l) and her guide Natália Šubrtová