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Quidditch becomes reality in Slovakia as first teams emergeVideo

The wizard sport, fighting for its status in the real sports world, has won the hearts of some Slovaks.

News

Babiš did not re-write the past

Constitutional Court decided in favour of National Memory Institute which included Andrej Babiš in its list of communist secret service confindants.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 20 and October 29, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Culture & lifestyle

Refurbishment of Trnavské Mýto has started

The facelift of the underpass crossing should be completed by summer. Fate of nearby Istropolis still not known

Business

Fico wants state airline company

The Slovak National Party came up with the idea last year

Culture & lifestyle

First natural cemetery opens in ZvolenPhoto

The aim of the project is to create a place where respect for the deceased and respect for nature interconnect.

Opinion

Sentenced!

It is definitely good news that at least one emblematic scandal did not end in vain.

Sport

Do you want a Sagan for your Lego collection?Photo

The post is very popular on Facebook.

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The crash site near Nitrica

Road accident claims lives of eight people Photo

One of the most tragic road accidents in recent years saw seven caregivers and a van driver die in a truck crash.

Hospital dismisses doctor from childbirth documentary

Doctor boasted about slapping a mother-to-be to calm her down, now losing his job.

More Slovak women give birth abroad.

Why did we have to wait ten years for the verdict in the bulletin-board case?

The case is still not concluded. The Supreme Court will have to deal with the appeal of ex-ministers; the case of embezzlement by the non-licensed banking institution of Jozef Majský has also become protracted.

Ex-minister Janušek, sentenced October 18.

Disputes surround the minimum wage discussion

Minimum wage in Slovakia to rise from January

The minimum wage in Slovakia will be hiked to €480, from the beginning of next year.

Red tape worsens Slovakia’s competitiveness

Entrepreneurs complain that needless bureaucracy discourages them from further investments and growth.

Foreign investors said they would welcome less bureaucracy in Slovakia.

MPs block speculative purchases of farmland

The amendment should secure greater protection from speculators for farm and forest land .


Carl Jones is widely recognised as having brought the Mauritius Kestrel (pictured here) back from the brink of extinction. His story is also an answer to the question: work to live or live to work?

Blog: Work to live, or live to work?

How to make the most out of the time you have to spend at work.

British PM: We are not treating EU nationals as bargaining chips

Open letter of Theresa May to EU citizens in the UK.

Theresa May

We should not wait until we start lowering our voices when talking about the mighty

The girl with seven names saw the first public execution in Korea aged seven.

Hyeonseo Lee

The current bridge connecting Komárno and Komárom.

Construction of bridge connecting Slovakia and Hungary launched

A cross-border bridge connecting these two countries over the Danube River – through the towns of Komárno and Komárom – will fill the gap and insufficient capacity.

Kiska ratifies the Kigali amendment on reduction of greenhouse gases

The adoption of the Kigali amendment to the Montreal Protocol should reduce the global temperature by 0.5 °C.

Climate change could melt icebergs, illustrative stock photo.

Governmental campaign should bring Slovaks home from the UK

The Slovak cabinet plans to persuade its expats living and working in the UK with at least a bachelor degree to return home: a campaign offering specific jobs should help.

Young researchers, IT experts and medical staffers are needed in Slovakia, illustrative stock photo.

Archaeologists discover iron treasure hidden in oven

An earthen-ware pot survived more than 1,100 years unbroken, hidden inside an oven.

Festival brings operas and concerts to Banská Bystrica Photo

The Operalia Banská Bystrica 2017 festival which has changed its date and also moved indoors will be opened by the local State Opera and its Traviata, conducted by Lorenzo Tazzieri.

G. Bizet's Pearl Fishers in State Opera/Operalia festival

7-kilometre tourist route completed in Levice

The town in western Slovakia ended a project connecting two education paths, offering a route full of sites of interest.

New elements have been put on the tourist route in levice.

L-R: Slovak Coach Ján Kozák and team member Marek Hamšík at a press conference on WC 2018.

Slovakia will be absent from the World Cup

The development in other groups was not positive for Slovakia.

Slovak tennis player knocks out Sharapova Video

Magdaléna Rybáriková improves her position in the WTA ranking.

Magdaléna Rybáriková

Construction of the national football stadium continues Photo

The stadium with a price tag of €75 million should be complete in 2018

Prime Minister Robert Fico, left and tycoon Ivan Kmotrík