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Slovakia has many skilful people. Students should meet them

The new project by the Pontis Foundation tries to motivate young people through stories of successful business people.

Opinion

Fico sticks with his old-style politics

Only the former PM knows whether the inspiration for his latest stunt was the success of the For A Decent Slovakia-supported candidates in the municipal elections.

News

Denník N: Danko is a plagiarist

The daily analysed the thesis identical to that of Parliament's Speaker Andrej Danko to find it was copied from textbooks.

News

For a Decent Slovakia gatherings return to streets

Protests will be held in Bratislava, Košice, Prievidza, Poprad, and even Brussels.

Business

How does Slovakia support innovations?

Companies operating in Slovakia can benefit from state subsidies, EU resources and venture capital funds.

Culture & lifestyle

You can taste the Slovak version of Beaujolais now

This warm summer with an early harvest was a blessing for young wine.

International

Journalists should resist the temptation to tweet

There is still a need for old-fashioned news reporters who just get the facts out there, says Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ian Johnson.

Opinion

We refuse Fico's attacks against journalists

More than 520 journalists have signed a statement condemning the most recent verbal attacks of the former prime minister against journalists.

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Matúš Vallo was elected new mayor of Bratislava.

Municipal vote: Independent candidates dominate Photo

Inhabitants of Slovak towns and villages have elected their new mayors.

Fair-Play Alliance watchdog submits a criminal complaint against Fico

Meanwhile, the police cancel planned hearings of people behind For a Decent Slovakia initiative.

For A Decent Slovakia march on June 22, 2018, in Bratislava.

New car park makes travelling from Devínska Nová Ves to city centre easier

The railway company ŽSR is leasing land next to railway stations for low rents to support the use of public transport.

New car park in Devínska Nová Ves

Slovakia’s middle class is the richest in the world

The number of Slovaks owning property is higher than anywhere else.

Summer economic growth came as a pleasant surprise

It has been the fastest quarterly growth since 2015, observers say.

Robots can replace Slovaks at work

Industrial robots are likely to take over some jobs.

Robots assemble vehicles in the carmaker Kia Motors Slovakia.

Blog: It took me half a year to get used to halušky Audio

How do you regonise the moment when a foreign country becomes your home? Billy Altansukh, a Mongolian who now calls Slovakia home, describes it in this podcast.

Why do they let nobodies lead key EU institutions?

Quite a lot of the conventional wisdom about the European Union is simply wrong, yet political leaders across the continent continue to reinforce the public’s worst impressions.

Manfred Weber of Germany wins the race to lead the European Union's center-right parties into key EU elections in May.

Signs of life on Day of the Dead

Salmon were once a hundred times more populous on Canada’s Western coast.

Illustrative stock photo
Minister Miroslav Lajčák

Migration compact: Will Slovakia stay out?

The ruling coalition is divided over the UN document on migration. The Foreign Minister clashed with the SNS, who want to follow the example of Austria and Hungary.

Slovaks stole luxury champagne worth hundreds of thousands euros

The police operation was carried out in cooperation with the Bratislava-based branch of Interpol.

El País: Female professor openly fights high gender pay gap in Slovakia

The major Spanish daily portrays Slovakia as one of the EU countries with the highest level of gender inequality through the story of Svetlana Fialová.

Fried cheese has outlived socialism. Some restaurants serve it as the only vegetari-an meal.

Some meals and drinks have outlived socialism

Cod salad and fried cheese were made out of necessity. Here’s how these iconic socialist dishes became traditional Slovak meals.

Bratislava gets a taste of international poetry Video

The international poetry festival Ars Poetica will host poetry readings and other performances at various sites in the city.

Camilla Nelson

Designer is famous for sex toys but also for a Prague tram

The design of a vibrator plays a role in its function more than the design of a tea kettle, says Czech designer Anna Marešová.

Anna Marešová with the iconic tile from the Prague Metro.
The Ondrej Nepela ice-hockey stadium during 2011 ice hockey world championship.

2019 World Hockey Championship tickets go on sale next week

The IIHF World Championship in Bratislava and Košice will take place between May 10 - 26, 2019.

Football coach Kozák resigns from his position

The most successful and longest-working Slovak coach announced he was leaving the national team of his own free will.

Ján Kozák

Košice Marathon results in several personal records Photo

The 95th year of the International Peace Marathon saw several personal records including that for best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda.

The best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda, at International Peace Marathon Košice 2018.