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Culture & lifestyle

Christmas Bazaar returns to the Old Market hall

One of the events which presents diplomatic communities residing in Slovakia to the wider public is the already traditional Christmas Bazaar, which focuses on gastronomy and charity.

Opinion

Blog: The wanderer returns home

The places you visit, people you befriend, experiences that leave their mark, they all become a part of you.

Culture & lifestyle

Go east for real morality, Jean-Marc Barr saysPhoto

The French American actor/director, who plays in a Slovak co-production film, said during a recent visit to Bratislava that eastern Europe, and other eastern countries still have what America has already and what…

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 24 and December 3, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Modern luxury next to the Blue Church

Although modern in architecture, Bezručova Residence preserves Bratislava´s rich history through luxurious and innovative living.

Business

Slovakia threatened with returning funds for dual education

The system is still not running as it should, and if the country fails to meet goals, it may be asked to pay back the money allocated from EU coffers.

News

Top 3 news from Last Week in SlovakiaVideo

EMA will not relocate to Slovakia - Job ads will have to state actual payrates - Trnava factory to produce electric cars

Business

Námestie Slobody square closer to faceliftPhoto

The Bratislava city council wants to revitalise the square by the end of 2018

Sport

Slovak hockey league will not rest during Olympics

Unlike the Slovak premiere hockey league, Swiss, German and Russian leagues will take a break during the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Ecocide! How Slovakia destroys its national parks

Officially, the number of forests in Slovakia keeps growing but satellite shots of the national parks evoke horrors.

Disputed fee for preferential treatment at doctors to be re-introduced

Patients unwilling to wait at the doctor’s office may be able to make appointments starting next year, for a fee of €50.

Waiting rooms are full of patients, illustrative stock photo

PISA tests: Slovak pupils lag behind in collaborative task solving

Slovak pupils are below the OECD average in collaborative problem solving, international PISA tests have shown.

Students’ tests, illustrative stock photo

Bratislava will get new routes to London and Tbilisi

The new routes will be launched next year

Job ads should inform about basic salary

One of the proposal’s authors from the Smer coalition voted in May against a similar proposal authored by opposition deputies

The shortage of workforce is a growing problem for entrepreneurs.

People can follow highway construction progress

Non-governmental think-tank creates a map offering information about construction deadlines and current stages.

The checking of Svrčinovec-Skalité D3 stretchfound delay of six months.

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Blog: Slovakia’s time to shine is now

People may be able to recognise Slovakia’s neighbouring countries through associations with food, drinks, beautiful cities or well-known political events. But Slovakia remains very much "hidden".

The ongoing struggle for a free and democratic Slovakia

The people of Slovakia deserve the credit for the remarkable progress that this country has made over the past twenty-five years, US ambassador writes.

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Blog: How long until a robot takes your job?

Are robots really taking over? What are the benefits and what are the risks?

Illustrative stock photo

L-R: President Zemand and PM Babiš form the fate of the Czech Republic but impact also that of Slovakia.

Why Slovaks should start fearing the Czechs

Slovakia will have to display unity and inventiveness for Brussels to recognise it among the cluster of “strange” democracies east of Germany

Ad concerning Philippine housewives checked by ethical self-regulation body

A company promises in its ad to offer household helpers who are hardworking and discreet.

US Embassy is willing to pay rent

However, it still hasn't signed a new rental agreement with the city of Bratislava.

US Embassy in Bratislava

Archaeologists theorize found body is shaman Photo

Researching under the transport infrastructure for future Jaguar Land Rover reveals new archaeological secrets.

Slovak bubbles enchant world Photo

After success in London, bubbles travel to USA and France.

Let there be light

Owner of award-winning travel agency: some tourists did not expect internet connection in Slovakia Photo

Many tourists head to Slovakia because of mountain peaks and national parks. Erik Ševčík founded a travel agency that specialises in adventures in nature. Lately, his effort has caught the attention of Luxury Travel…

Erik Ševčík

Olympic outfit of Slovak athletes

Fifty Shades of Grey: Slovakia's Olympic outfits will not stray from tradition Photo

The official outfit for Slovak athletes at the PyeongChang Olympic Games has been presented; the Slovak Olympic Committee (SOV) is not satisfied.

Slovaks ended the year with a victory Video

The Tuesday friendly match in Trnava meant a farewell to Slovak centre-back, Ján Ďurica, who ended his national team career with his 91st match.

Ján Ďurica leaving the national football team in the November 14, 2017 match.

Ice-hockey stadium revamp requires €5 million

Adjustments are required by the International Ice Hockey Federation who changed the criteria for holding world championship matches

The Ondrej Nepela ice-hockey stadium