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New investor to create 500 jobs in Nitra

A company following the Jaguar Land Rover carmaker to Nitra plans to create 500 new jobs and invest €17 million.

Opinion

Blog: A line does not always form

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.

Business

Coalition SNS seeks mandatory 13th salary

The business sector claims that such a step would lead to speculation and slow the growth of wages.

International

Cultural centre for expats to be built in Bratislava

The World Association of Slovaks Living Abroad will specify the details only after purchasing the building.

News

Kiska stays away from parliamentary politics

President Kiska has dispersed all questions surrounding his future in politics before Easter, when he announced he was not planning to run for parliament.

Sport

No NHL players to reinforce Slovak ice hockey team so far

All players addressed by coach Cíger have refused to attend the world championship but there are still two in question.

News

Radio fined for discussion with extremist

The radio needs to pay €15,000 for failing to secure the impartiality of a talk show.

Business

Train travel to Košice via south to return

The Transport Ministry will restore the operation of fast trains on the southern route as of June.

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Dealing with state offices may be difficult and time-demanding.

It’s not easy being an ‘alien’ in Slovakia

Are Slovaks scared of foreigners? The stories of those who are trying to make their homes here suggest that ignorance and bureaucratic inertia, rather than fear, cause more problems. But the situation might be…

ĽSNS MP Stanislav Mizík charged with extremist crimes

A police raid in his office on April 27 was followed by official charges of extremism.

Stanislav Mizík (C) escapes media and journalists in the parliamentary premises, April 27.

Prosecutor’s Office did not file motion to examine Bašternák’s property

The state body explained its inactivity with the argument that the difference between property and income established did not exceed the 1,500-multiple of the minimum wage for 2016, spokesman of the Bratislava…

Bašzernák's house

Prince Albert II of Monaco (r) and Juraj Vaculík, CEO and co-founder of AeroMobil, unveiled the latest prototype of a flying car in Monaco on April 20.

Slovak AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its flying car Photo

The company is losing a key figure – inventor Štefan Klein.

Humenné-based company faces bankruptcy

The restructuring process is complicated by one of the creditors.

People in Humenné may lose their jobs.

Payment discipline in Slovakia improves

The improvement in the services sector may bring several positive impacts.


This is not a game, and these are not children

If politicians care about the future of the country, they need to offer young protesters with specific demands more than the just same old vague assurances.

Blog: We can always count on the nerds…

Brands need to focus on doing good and that this approach is the only option if they want to stay relevant, credible and even profitable, says Thomas Kolster.

Thomas Kolster speaking

Legitimising fake news

One of Slovakia’s media schools has invited a well-known conspiracy theorist to an academic conference. What does this say about the state of the Slovak media?

Tibor Rostas

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Schwechat airport scares with Bratislava

The biggest airport in Austria is lobbying to construct a third runway, using Slovakia as a deterrent example.

Bratislava Council votes down land lease for US Embassy, again

Some want to send a clear message that the controversial fence is not welcome, others think the city coffers could have benefited.

The US Embassy is often criticised for its fence.

President: Slovakia wants to stay at the core of the EU Photo

Slovak President Andrej Kiska spoke to the media after meeting his Austrian counterpart Alexander Van der Bellen.

Kiska and Van der Bellen visited the Freedom Gate monument on former Czechoslovak-Austrian border and laid wreathes there.

Bratislava will be for free again Photo

People can attend a rich programme of Bratislava City Days during the weekend 22-23 April.

The most famous circus comes to town Video

The famous Cirque du Soleil is in Bratislava celebrating the 15th year of its show Varekai: Tales of the Forest.

Cirque du Soleil: Varekai

How social networks can earn you a ticket to Germany

Can a status on a social network change someone’s life? Yes, if you write humorous stories about a fictive German ambassador.

Assaf Alassaf (r) talked about his life and his book in Bratislava

Slovaks will play against Russia in quarterfinals Photo

Slovakia advances to the quarterfinals from third place, after defeating Switzerland.

Young Slovak ice hockey players advance to the quarterfinals Photo

The last match in the preliminary round will decide on their rival for the quarterfinals.

Slovakia hosts U18 hockey world championship

The hosting towns have adopted tightened security measures, but also measures to protect the environment.

Slovak U18 ice hockey representation