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Začínal na sestrinom bicykli, dnes zarába šesť miliónov ročne. Príbeh najlepšieho cyklistu planéty.

Culture & lifestyle

Námestie Slobody gets faceliftPhoto

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Culture & lifestyle

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.


Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.


Bratislava bus station is moving into Bottova CentrumPhoto

If the temporary station gets all the construction approvals, it may start operation on October 1.


When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.


Austria launches random checks close to Slovakia’s borders

Refugees are using new smuggling routes, according to the Austrian minister.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between September 22 and October 1, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Slovaks top EU ranking in preferring partners with the same education

Out of all EU countries, Slovaks are most likely to find a partner at university or work.

Focus Poll: Government loses support

Extremist party led by Marian Kotleba would have come third

The ruling coalition (L-R: SNS-Andrej Danko, Smer-Robert Fico. Most-Híd-Béla Bugár) would have problems forming a cabinet.

Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules.

Ryanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava

The Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellations

Bojnice spa fears loss of thermal water due to coal mining

The spa has turned to the EP; the mine sees claims of the Bojnice spa as not expert-based and manipulating public opinion

People enjoying hot water in Bojnice spa.

Thousands of state emails sent

The mandatory electronic communication for selected subjects was officially launched at the beginning of July.

Slovensko.sk website

President Andrej Kiska

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

Winter is coming. It's time to celebrate

It’s not just in Central Europe that people notice the sun going down earlier and the wind getting stronger.

Wine, illustrative stock photo.

What to do with hammers and sickles?

Ľuboš Lorenz has reminded Slovakia and its citizens that fascist symbols are not the only ones that they need to reject.

Protesting citizens attached hammer and sickle to a police car.

A spa is a place where nations can meet.

NY Times: Tolerant spa town feels the chill of Slovak populism

Incidents against Muslims on the rise, the daily reports.

Elite anti-terrorist units from Europe train in Slovakia Photo

The Lešť training centre sees a special exercise for the members of anti-terrorist units from eight European countries.

Elite units trained at Lešť, Slovakia.

NY Times highlights partnership in a Roma settlement

NY Times reports on the achievements of Spišský Hrhov where the mayor decided to improve the integration of Roma.

President Andrej Kiska (r) and Spišský Hrhov Mayor Vladimír Ledecký during the former's visit to the village in 2015.

The Franciscan garden

Franciscan garden opens for the public

Garden was closed for years.

Pot, pipes and cannonballs: archaeologists research in Fiľakovo Photo

Found objects enrich the exhibition at the Castle Museum in Fiľakovo.

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between September 22 and October 1, including dance, music to suit all tastes, a historic train, one of the oldest marathons in Europe, and lots more.

Cluster Ensembler palying Music with Changing Parts

Norbert Gombos in beats Poland in the decissive match of Davis Cup 2017, September 17.

Slovakia beats Poland in Davis Cup, remaining in the 1st group

Slovak tennis players helped their Davis Cup team proceed to the next round. But the weekend duel was far from smooth.

Velez-Zuzulová may skip the season

This year was to be her last representing Slovakia.

Slovak skier Velez-Zuzulová celebrates her second place in St Moritz.

Sagan marked his 100th victory in Quebec Video

“A hundred is a nice number but it may be better to live as long as 100,” cyclist Peter Sagan said after winning his 100th race. “It’s really nice to have 100 victories, but there will never be enough of them.”

Québec victory in World Tour of Peter Sagan.