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Brits living in Slovakia to have the same rights as EU citizens after Brexit

Slovakia's PM expects the UK to adopt the same approach.

Culture & lifestyle

American producer Timbaland posts a video of the little Slovak bassist

Justin Timberlake also dropped a line saying Áron is dripping sauce.

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Business

How much do Slovaks spend on alcohol?

Slovakia is one of 10 EU countries spending the most.

News

Coalition demands the right of reply for politicians

Politicians ponder new provisions for the Press Code, Speaker of Parliament Danko wants to defend himself against op-eds too.

News

UPDATED: More critical voices speak out against Danko’s doctoral dissertation

Three more academic institutions and the Slovak Academy of Sciences have supported the universities in their criticism of the paper and the actions of the current education minister.

Culture & lifestyle

Slovakia’s Pohoda wins two prestigious European festival awards

The festival organiser praised the awards and says they want to continue and improve the quality of the summer festival.

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Theresa May at least has the courage to try

May keeps her job because nobody else is capable, or willing, to take on the impossible task of Brexit.

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How powerful is a Slovak passport?

Slovaks have visa-free access to 180 destinations in Europe, America, and eastern Africa.

Deputy parliamentary speaker sent selfies to Alena Zs.

Yet another influential Smer politician, Martin Glváč, faces accusations of talking to Kočner's collaborator.

Igor Matovič of OĽaNO holds a picture of Martin Glváč (Smer).

Maya expert: The world we live in is not the only one possible

Leading Slovak expert contributes to rewriting Maya history.

Milan Kováč
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Only one-quarter of Slovaks earn more than €1,200

The average wage in 2018 exceeded the €1,000 threshold for the first time.

Unemployment rate drops to historical low

The challenge for 2019 will be to have the unemployment rate fall below 5 percent, Labour Minister Ján Richter stated.

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Kia explains the layoff of its employees

The carmaker responds to the complaints of employees published on Facebook.

Kia Motors Slovakia in Teplička nad Váhom.
A man from Roma settlement Vrbnica shows his bruises allegedly caused by police.

Institutional racism penetrated the justice system

No amount of evidence will ever be enough to hold racist police officers to account when they terrorise and brutalise Roma communities.

‘All his own work’

To preserve their credibility, real academics must call out plagiarism.

Speaker of Parliament Andrej Danko

Home is where the music makes sense

We may share poverty, but never the songs that make us shiver.

Tom Waits
Štrbské Pleso, Mlynická Dolina; on the left is Solisko, with already existing ski slopes.
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New York Times recommends a trip to the Tatra Mountains

Other destinations, like Košice or Oravská Lesná are also mentioned.

Spectacular Slovakia #18: Be a miner for a day

You cannot walk more than a few metres without seeing some symbol of Banská Štiavnica’s rich mining history.

Banska Stiavnica with the Calvary on top of the hill above the town.
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In the Tatras they have to clean Nativity scene of snow to be able to see it

Besides the Nativity scene, there is an over-sized figure of mountain load bearer.

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Another zero-waste shop opens in Bratislava

It is possible to grind flour or make your own peanut butter in the shop

Precious Roman coins found during construction of Bratislava bypass

The grave of a woman with a deformed skull was also un-earthed.

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Blog: Slovak art therapist's passion grew while living in poverty abroad

Zuzana Krnacova was both tested and inspired while working a below-average job in the UK.

Zuzana Krnacova
Anastasiya Kuzmina
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Biathlete Kuzmina triumphs in the women’s 10km sprint

It is her second World Cup victory this season.

Vlhová's coach: Our team is not prepared for Petra to win the big globe

Although Slovak skier Petra Vlhová has been placing on the podium, her coach Livio Magoni claims she has not reached a level to beat Shiffrin on a regular basis.

Livio Magoni.

Slovak skier Vlhová wins in Flachau

She excelled particularly in the second round.

Petra Vlhová
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