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Noerr appoints a new national counsel starting from 2019

Noerr has promoted experienced lawyer, Martin Ťupek to national counsel from 1 January 2019.

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I lost my sister in Auschwitz, Slovakia lost its future

Edita Grosmanová was on the first transport of Jews to the Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz on March 25, 1942.

Edita Grosmanova and her husband Ladislav.
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President Kiska: Candle Manifestation opened the door to big democratic change

Slovakia commemorates 31 years since the event, which heralded the upcoming revolution.

The communist police cars among protesters at the Candle Protest in Bratislava, March 25, 1988.
News

MPs to elect candidates for Constitutional Court judge again

Currently, only four of 13 judges are sitting in the court.

Constitutional Court
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An entrepreneur has avoided trial 30 times since embezzling non-banking firms in 2002

The Supreme Court has suspended prosecution of Jozef Majský, who embezzled non-banking firms Horizont Slovakia and BMG Invest more than 15 years ago.

Businessman Jozef Majský during the trial in February 2010.
Culture & lifestyle

Bratislava is the passage of my life, says photographer Anton Sládek

He has been taking pictures of the city since his youth.

Poštová Street
Opinion

China is shopping in southern Europe

News this week should trigger serious concern that the EU is on the verge of full disintegration. But not the news you think.

The European Central Bank acted mid-week, surprising some analysts.
News

Slovakia and Switzerland have a similar mental landscape

Slovakia feels younger, Switzerland seems more colourful, says Swiss Ambassador Alexander Hoffet.

Swiss Ambassador to Slovakia Alexander Hoffet
Business

Non-governmental and non-profit organisations will get a new register

NGOs refuse accusations of non-transparent financing.

The new register of non-profit and similar organisations may lead to better synergy.

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Slovak Wikipedia shuts down on March 21,2019 to protest the new EU Copyright Directive.

Prepare for the shutdown of Slovak Wikipedia

Wikipedia's decision comes a few days before the vote on a new EU Copyright Directive.

Slovakia commemorates first transports to Auschwitz

Thousands of young women and girls left the train station in Poprad. They never returned home.

Auschwitz-Birkenau, illustrative stock photo

Dobšiná faces tensions after the death of a local football player

Far-right ĽSNS organised a protest in the town. No serious incidents occurred.

Many candles have been lit at the place where 38-year-old Štefan died.
Ryanair plane at Bratislava airport.

Ryanair renews flights to Eindhoven

They will operate on Mondays and Fridays.

Jobs, phone calls and banks. What to prepare for after Brexit

Mobile operators and airports do not expect changes.

Only one-third of companies in Slovakia described as innovative

Environmental innovation will be needed more than ever in the years to come.

Supreme Court judge Štefan Harabin.

Blog: Open those windows, please

It can bring about some real changes.

What Slovakia could teach Britain

As the Brexit process lumbers on, the British seem disinclined to take heed of anyone’s views. But Slovakia could offer some advice – and even solace.

British PM Theresa May greets her Slovak counterpart Peter Pellegrini.
Illustrative stock photo
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between March 22 and March 31, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Spectacular Slovakia #27: Time gets telescoped in eastern Slovakia

Šariš: There’s a lot of Slovakia east of Prešov and Košice.

Wooden church in Ruská Bystrá.
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Old castle in Banská Štiavnica

Dracula will be filmed in Banská Štiavnica

Filmmakers with well-known story come to the castle in March with well-known story.

Will Bratislava’s iconic music club in the bunker close down?

Subclub, previously the U.Club, is expected to close due to new borough development.

Subclub now

Radio_Head Awards 2018: Critical 'Slovák' wins Song of the Year

Rapper Vec's winning hip hop record mocks Slovaks hypocrisy. These are the full results of the awards.

Rapper Vec wins the Song of the Year for his record 'Slovák', which ironically points out all the stereotypes about Slovaks as well as the stereotypes Slovaks have towards others.
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Anastasia Kuzmina and her third globe
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Kuzmina bids farewell to her career with a victory in sprint

Anastasia Kuzmina won the March 21 sprint, while another Slovak biathlete, Paulína Fialková, placed third.

Biathlete Kuzmina dominated in women's 10 km pursuit

She did not make any mistake at the shooting range.

Anastasia Kuzmina
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Hamšík voted the best Slovak football player of 2018

The Slovak midfielder won the title eight times in the last 10 years.

Slovak midfielder Marek Hamšík was named Slovakia's Football Player of the Year.