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Government announces a state mourning for the victims of the crash near Nitra

Flags will be raised at half-mast between 8:00 and 20:00.

A black flag was raised in front of the Government's Office.
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1989: I knew immediately that Sľúbili sme si lásku would be a hit

People in the streets weren’t damaged by the regime; it rather annoyed, tired and disgusted them, said the singer songwriter of the 1989 revolution anthem.

Ivan Hoffman
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Opinion

All the things that were left overdue

Last week brought a resignation and a half-hearted opposition deal.

Deputy Speaker Martin Glváč (left) and Smer chair Robert Fico (right) held a press conference on October 29, 2019
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 15 and November 24, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

	
Rudolf Schenker, from left, Matthias Jabs and Klaus Meine, of the band Scorpions perform at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.
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The alleged driver in the Kuciak murder case may confess his guilt in court

Tomáš Szabó could be the third of five accused to confess their guilt.

The police escorts Tomáš Szabó, the accused in the Kuciak case, to the Specialised Criminal Court in Banská Bystrica, central Slovakia, on September 30, 2018
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The concentration of the automotive industry is now the Achilles’ heel of Slovakia

Former NBS governor Vladimir Masár was one of the people who facilitated Slovakia’s transition to a market economy.

Vladimír Masár
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Incomplete Bratislava ring road reports another problem

The embankment has failed loading tests.

The construction of the D4 motorway near Bratislava
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Kočner and his attorney allegedly discussed discrediting a known prosecutor

Slovak Bar Association submitted four complaints about attorneys in connection with Threema.

Marek Para

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UPDATED: Road accident near Nitra claims 12 lives

Pellegrini is considering a national mourning on Friday.

Three women died while rescuing animals from a shelter

The women were swept by the strong stream in the town of Revúca.

Kiska: We will defeat Fico

Slovakia’s ex-President is ready to become the next Prime Minister.

Slovakia's former President Andrej Kiska speaks at a rally of his party Za ľudí (For the People)in Košice on September 28, 2019
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Slovak software company to protect the Google Play Store

Eset is an inaugural member of the App Defense Alliance.

Slovak economy keeps decelerating

It is already the second negative surprise this year, analysts say.

The Slovak Automotive Industry Association (ZAP) and carmakers in Slovakia are not happy about the government's lack of care when it comes to the implementation of government measures, which are supposed to help the car industry in Slovakia

Slovaks care about the environment and climate change; so should companies

More than one half of Slovaks still can't think of specific companies doing responsible business.

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Paneláky are an irony of history

Many older Slovaks are nostalgic of the job security and the flats they got “from the state for free” before 1989.

Abandon hope all ye who enter Threema

Kočner's underworld will not cease to exist with his mere sentencing.

Marian Kočner (r) faces charges for, among others, forging promissory notes.

Slovakia has found the cure for the first populist power grab

When the people experience that they can win over anti-democratic forces on their own without help from outside, then it fortifies their immune reactions.

One of the 1989 Velvet Revolution protest gatherings in Bratislava.
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Slovakia and the Czech Republic connected with new bridge

Crossing the border is easier for cyclists and pedestrians.

Some hiking trails in the High Tatras are closed

The region has still much to offer.

The opening of the Studia Academica Slovaca (SAS) summer school on August 6, 2018, in the Assembly Hall of Comenius University in Bratislava
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Your guide to learning Slovak

Expat Ali recommends Slovak-language courses in Bratislava.

Movie set in space is down to earth

Ad Astra explores the complicated dynamic between a father and a son.

Brad Pitt in Ad Astra

Historic bathhouse Grössling gears up for reconstruction

Bratislava is looking for new functions the facility can gain while looking for inspirations in ancient baths in Budapest.

Grössling opened to the public in late 2018.
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Henrieta Farkašová (l) and her guide Natália Šubrtová

Slovak skier named world’s best Paralympic athlete of 2019

This award reflects how successful the Paralympic season was for me, Henrieta Farkašová said at the ceremony.

Aeromodelling World Champion: State aid can’t even cover basic expenses

Ján Littva must fend for himself despite having won the second most titles in the history of his sport.

Ján Littva wants to organise a world championship in aeromodelling at his private airport.
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Košice marathon won by Kenyan Kipsambu

A record was broken in the women’s category.

Hillary Kibiwott Kipsambu (centre), the winner of the 96th edition of the International Peace Marathon in Košice. Shumet Mengistu of Ethiopia (left) finished second, followed by Tsegay Tuemay of Eritrea (right).
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