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Investigative journalists awarded for their bravery

Seven journalists received the White Crow award for defending the public good. The organisers of For a Decent Slovakia were given a special vote of thanks.

Business

Kia kicks off production of the new ProCeed modelPhoto

More than 300 workers participated in the training held at a Korean research centre.

Opinion

How to elect your mayor

When you live in a small village, you don't care about Bratislava. At home, everything is at stake.

Culture & lifestyle

Blog: Slovak author wants to be the embodiment of happiness

Andrej Krupa, author of ‘Hlava 20, is using his experience abroad to spread positivity in Slovakia.

Opinion

Home (for a rest)

Returning from exile is a fine thing, but no one talks about how exhausting it is.

News

We want a decent Slovakia, people chanted in squares

On the eve of the Velvet Revolution anniversary, people protested in the thousands, calling for a decent Slovakia.

Opinion

The courage to fight for democracy

Authoritarian societies squander the possibilities of human achievement, of lives lived to their fullest, writes the US ambassador to Slovakia.

Opinion

What we didn't know about our freedom

In 1989, we thought that once the job was done, we would only go out to the squares for Sunday walks.

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UPDATED: Police investigate protest organisers over Soros allegations

The National Criminal Agency wants to see the accounts of the protest organisers due to a criminal complaint alleging they are paid by George Soros.

Police again investigate President Kiska's company

The president's case is being scrutinised for the third time.

President Andrej Kiska

Bulletin-board ministers go to prison

Former SNS politician Marian Janušek and Igor Štefanov got 11 and 9 years behind bars respectively.

Marian Janušek, with Igor Štefanov in the background.
AeroMobil at the Shanghai expo.

Flying car impressed China Photo

Slovak company AeroMobil signed a cooperation agreement with a luxury car brand at the Shanghai international exhibition.

How does Slovakia support innovations?

Companies operating in Slovakia can benefit from state subsidies, EU resources and venture capital funds.

Science in Slovakia is underfunded, lagging behind other European countries.

Summer economic growth came as a pleasant surprise

It has been the fastest quarterly growth since 2015, observers say.

Blog: It took me half a year to get used to halušky Audio

How do you regonise the moment when a foreign country becomes your home? Billy Altansukh, a Mongolian who now calls Slovakia home, describes it in this podcast.

Europe might not be just an innocent victim

While real estate bubbles in the US, Greece and Spain were partial causes of global crisis, irresponsible lending was also rife in places you hear little about.

Fico sticks with his old-style politics

Only the former PM knows whether the inspiration for his latest stunt was the success of the For A Decent Slovakia-supported candidates in the municipal elections.

Illustrative Stock Photo

Slovaks speak the worst English in central Europe

Seven out of ten job applicants in Slovakia claim to speak English.

It is not enough for elites to read a good newspaper

In a democracy, we need everybody to be well informed, but people are not necessarily willing to pay for quality, says Puitzer Prize-winning journalist Ian Johnson.

Ian Johnson

Slovaks stole luxury champagne worth hundreds of thousands euros

The police operation was carried out in cooperation with the Bratislava-based branch of Interpol.

Pajštún

Spectacular Slovakia #11: What does a city boy from Brooklyn like about Slovakia? Audio

Dave Rubin came to Slovakia ten years ago and has lived in Bratislava ever since.

Touring wine cellars in Bratislava Photo

Nearly 30 wine cellars and wineries were opened in the boroughs of Rača, Nové Mesto, Vajnory and Devín during the first edition of Po Bratislavských Vínnych Pivniciach event.

Wine tasting in Pivnica u Štefana in Devín.
The Ondrej Nepela ice-hockey stadium during 2011 ice hockey world championship.

2019 World Hockey Championship tickets go on sale next week

The IIHF World Championship in Bratislava and Košice will take place between May 10 - 26, 2019.

Football coach Kozák resigns from his position

The most successful and longest-working Slovak coach announced he was leaving the national team of his own free will.

Ján Kozák

Košice Marathon results in several personal records Photo

The 95th year of the International Peace Marathon saw several personal records including that for best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda.

The best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda, at International Peace Marathon Košice 2018.