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Opinion

The murder of journalist changed Slovakia, but not all of it

There are still people who continue as if it’s business as usual.

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News

Murder of journalist: How did Ján and Martina die?

Journalists working with Ján Kuciak described how he and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová, were killed.

People still remember Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová.
Opinion

What are the best employee benefits? Ask your employees

Salaries and a good company atmosphere, not benefits, keep people loyal.

Parking as a benefit it popular among employees.
News

UPDATED: Protest gatherings will return to Slovakia one year after the murders of Kuciak and Kušnírová

The gatherings will be held under the slogan “We won’t forget! We will continue!”.

November 16 gathering in Bratislava
Opinion

Feeling at home

Searching for a flat in Bratislava, I was told things I did not expect to hear in 2019 anymore.

Bratislava
News

The first and only Slovak astronaut flew into space 20 years ago

Ivan Bella spent eight days in space, experimenting with Japanese quails.

Ivan Bella
Sport

Foreigners in Slovakia promote the ice hockey world championship

In videos, they tell fans from abroad that Slovakia has much to offer.

Mascot of 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Slovakia, bear Macejko.
Video
Opinion

Brexit: Fulfilling the wishes of the dead

It is supposed to be honourable to respect the last wishes of the deceased. But is it also reasonable to sacrifice the life perspectives of those remaining?

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Traffic in Bratislava will get complicated as of February 15.

Bratislava road closures: Five things you need to know

Closures of frequently used roads will complicate traffic in the Slovak capital.

Fico: I will not run for Constitutional Court in March

Former PM to journalists: Nobody harms Slovakia like some of you do.

Smer head Robert Fico.

Opposition fails to recall Education Minister Lubyová

The reason was the dubious distribution of the state's stimuli for science and research.

Education Minister Martina Lubyová (SNS nominee)
Established in 1991, Volkswagen Slovakia has developed into the biggest private employer in Slovakia.

Volkswagen will scrap 3,000 jobs by June

The number may be even higher if the carmaker fails to win a new model.

When does Tax Freedom Day take place in 2019?

People will spend more time at work to pay taxes this year.

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Dissatisfied Slovak farmers have arrived in Bratislava - on tractors

They are now occupying 11 squares in the capital.

Slovak farmers arriving in Bratislava.
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Robert Fico in parliament.

Fico tears his dignity into pieces during live broadcast

The ex-prime minister is dragging his party into a political sink.

Blog: Regional development as the key to unlock regional potential

A practical overview of the variety of measures, schemes and instruments supporting regional development and the recent changes to the legislative framework.

The moment that changed my perception of the media

One flew over the newsprint: Images from the history of the Sme daily

Alexej Fulmek (right) and Karol Ježík in the early days of Sme.
Bratislava

Best places to travel to in Europe in 2019? Bratislava is on the list!

The capital of a neighbouring country was voted first.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between February 22 and March 3, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Nicki Minaj
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Icefall prepared for lovers of adrenaline sports at Skalka

Skalka is well-known for its cross-country skiing compound.

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Peter Irikovsky

Blog: A small country like Slovakia can enable big change

Peter Irikovsky, the well-travelled CEO of Exponea, insists Slovakia is a flexible and optimistic nation.

Owls indicate spring is coming

Male owls lured by bird calls fly in to take a look at the intruder.

Long-eared owl
Foto

Students from Košice win a place in the land rover 4X4 in schools world finals

They have won the competition for the third time in a row.

Petra Vlhová celebrates after winning the women's giant slalom on February 14.
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The success of her life: Slovak skier Vlhová wins giant slalom at the world championships

Petra Vlhová gave a special Valentine's Day present to her fans and the whole Slovakia.

Hamšík leaves Napoli for Chinese team

He played football for the Napoli team for 12 years.

Marek Hamšík