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The High Tatras – a destination of unforgettable moments

The High Tatras region is gorgeous and well worth a visit.

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The US have invested a lot into our region politically

Now they recognise they need to take care of that investment, says Slovak Ambassador to the US Ivan Korčok.

Ivan Korčok in Washington.
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Activities adrenaline junkies can enjoy in Slovakia

Become a race car driver at Slovakia Ring and jump off a chimney in Pezinok.

Adrenaline junkies can try skywalking up at the UFO Tower in Bratislava.
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Threema saga: Police informed Kočner about his cases and Kuciak’s murder

Meanwhile, mobile phones were taken from Justice Ministry's state secretary and several Bratislava judges.

Marian Kočner arrives in Nitra for interrogation, August 13, 2019.
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Obchodná Street in Bratislava has a new police station

The station will serve as a contact centre and a security zone.

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Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between August 23 and September 1, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Culture & lifestyle

Sit down places in Bratislava for breakfast

Peter & Anna also exchange views on US and Slovak breakfast.

Bratislava offers some splendid breakfast cafés and restaurants. Find out more in the Spectacular Slovakia podcast.
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Embassy in London commemorated Seton-Watson, a proponent of the Slovak people

The ceremony held in the Scottish village of Abernethy was attended by several guests.

Slovak Ambassador to the UK Ľubomír Rehák in Abernethy, Scotland.
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Wild canyon: Janošík's Holes

Discover a picturesque part of the world, situated 250 km north-west of Bratislava.

Jánošík's Holes
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Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová (r) and new US Ambassador to Slovakia Bridget A. Brink.

New US Ambassador has arrived in Slovakia

Ambassador Bridget Brink presented her credentials to the president on August 20.

For a Decent Slovakia protest gatherings will continue

Three more gatherings have been added to the calendar.

November 16, 2018 gathering in Bratislava

Merkel asked Čaputová about the murder of journalist

Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová's visit takes place on the anniversary of the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia. She also discussed Brexit with the German Chancellor.

Slovakia's President Zuzana Čaputová meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany on August 21, 2019.
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More and more foreigners coming to work in Slovakia

Ukrainians, Serbs and Romanians make up half of all foreigners on the Slovak labour market.

NAKA have raided a nuclear plant in Mochovce

A surprise search concerned one of the suppliers located on the site.

The National Criminal Agency raided the Mochovce nuclear power plant, near Levice, in connection with the Italian firm Solesi. The company does not pay some of its subcontractors.

A €30 million industrial park is emerging in Košice

The first manufacturing hall to be completed in 2019.

Panattoni Europe has begun to construct an industrial park in Košice.
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What we have learned this summer

Depressingly, it is not just the fashion of the 1990s that is making a comeback in Slovakia.

What to ask politicians about drugs

Slovak politics has entered a sort of time machine as it debates the meaning of Michal Truban admitting he used drugs in the past

Blog: EU takes timid steps toward a circular economy

Monika Junicke from Komerční Banka describes the main challenges complicating the implementation of European Union’s Circular Economy Action Plan.

Roughly 67 percent of communal waste ended up at landfills in Slovakia, while only 23 percent was recycled.
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Do you know which place in the High Tatras is the most visited?

Tourists have been counted in Slovakia's highest mountains.

Lookout tower under construction next to ski jump

One part will be accompanied by adrenaline net and transparent floor at the top of the tower.

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First singletrack in Liptov is accessible near Ružomberok

It takes about an hour and a half to conquer it.

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Tomb of Germanic prince might return to the Tatras in 2020

Archaeologists and scientists from Slovakia and abroad have been conducting research on the tomb from Matejovce for 15 years.

Children and machines think a lot alike

Similar to children, we can improve artificial intelligence by rewarding it for good responses or punishing it for doing something wrong.

Advanced technology and children develop in similar ways.

Zealous about zen? Discover your peace of mind in Bratislava.

American Talley Sjoberg Varney takes us into her ‘potions room’ to explain why aromatherapy matters.

American aromatherapist Talley Sjoberg Varney chats with us on this week's episode of Spectacular Slovakia.
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Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, starts the 15th stage of the Tour de France.
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Sagan signed a fan's book while competing in the Tour de France

The video was taken during the Tour de France's 14th stage from Tarbes to Tourmalet Barèges.

Peter Sagan wins his seventh green jersey at Tour de France

The cyclist topped the leaderboard after the third stage.

Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, stands on the podium after the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France, on July 28, 2019.
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Netherland team wins Broomtislava tournament

Eight quidditch teams took part in the Bratislava sports event.

Pressburg Phantoms play against Southampton Quidditch in one of the quidditch tournaments.