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We refuse Fico's attacks against journalists

More than 480 journalists have signed a statement condemning the most recent verbal attacks of the former prime minister against journalists.

News

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.

Culture & lifestyle

While France has Beaujolais Nouveau, Slovakia has St Catherine's wines

This warm summer with an early harvest was a blessing for young wine.

News

All eyes on Humenné: The symbol of Smer's decline

The loss of Smer's Jana Vaľová in the mayoral race has become symbolic of the 2018 municipal vote.

News

How do foreigners perceive health care in Slovakia?

The Health Ministry conducts survey with the aim of providing foreigners with a better healthcare service.

Culture & lifestyle

Tom Odell surprised Slovak band in BratislavaVideo

The British artist was wearing a T-shirt, presented to him by the Tolstoys, from start to finish at his Bratislava concert.

Business

Top lawyer: Zero-tolerance for corruption is an unrealistic aim

Peter Štrpka shares his view on Slovakia’s business environment, including the lack of a qualified workforce, corruption, business laws, and security.

News

Slovakia’s protest moods translate into municipal vote results

Smer lost all the regional capitals.

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Matúš Vallo was elected new mayor of Bratislava.

Municipal vote: Independent candidates dominate Photo

Inhabitants of Slovak towns and villages have elected their new mayors.

For a Decent Slovakia gatherings return to streets

Protests will be held in Bratislava, Košice, Prievidza, Poprad, and even Brussels.

Bratislava saw a campaign of unprecedented dimensions

Municipal elections in the capital and elsewhere were also marked by a smear campaign. It does not seem to have worked.

The candidates for Bratislava mayor, l-r: Václav Mika, Ján Mrva, Ivo Nesrovnal and Matúš Vallo

Slovakia’s middle class is the richest in the world

The number of Slovaks owning property is higher than anywhere else.

Most Slovaks are unaware of where their personal data end up in online space

Nearly 70 percent are afraid of having their personal financial data hacked but they do little to prevent it.

Slovaks protect their personal data insufficiently.

J&T fined for mistakes made in the purchase of Slovakia's biggest bookstores chain

The participants in the proceedings broke the law on the protection of economic competition.

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.

Why do they let nobodies lead key EU institutions?

Quite a lot of the conventional wisdom about the European Union is simply wrong, yet political leaders across the continent continue to reinforce the public’s worst impressions.

Manfred Weber of Germany wins the race to lead the European Union's center-right parties into key EU elections in May.

Signs of life on Day of the Dead

Salmon were once a hundred times more populous on Canada’s Western coast.

Illustrative stock photo
Minister Miroslav Lajčák

Migration compact: Will Slovakia stay out?

The ruling coalition is divided over the UN document on migration. The Foreign Minister clashed with the SNS, who want to follow the example of Austria and Hungary.

El País: Female professor openly fights high gender pay gap in Slovakia

The major Spanish daily portrays Slovakia as one of the EU countries with the highest level of gender inequality through the story of Svetlana Fialová.

Pulitzer prize winning journalist: Public lecture in Bratislava and Košice

Ian Johnson will talk in Slovakia about the ideas, faiths, and values that underpin China's rise. Register now for the lecture for free.

A 'Golden Bridge of Silk Road' structure outside the National Convention Center, the venue which held the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, in Beijing.
Fried cheese has outlived socialism. Some restaurants serve it as the only vegetari-an meal.

Some meals and drinks have outlived socialism

Cod salad and fried cheese were made out of necessity. Here’s how these iconic socialist dishes became traditional Slovak meals.

Slovak designer is famous for sex toys but also for a Prague tram

The design of a vibrator plays a role in its function more than the design of a tea kettle, says Anna Marešová.

Anna Marešová with the iconic tile from the Prague Metro.

Accommodation only for adventurous souls Photo

The most eastern point of Slovakia is worth seeing

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.