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How social networks can earn you a ticket to Germany

Can a status on a social network change someone’s life? Yes, if you write humorous stories about a fictive German ambassador.

Culture & lifestyle

The most famous circus comes to townVideo

The famous Cirque du Soleil is in Bratislava celebrating the 15th year of its show Varekai: Tales of the Forest.

Business

New investor to create 500 jobs in Nitra

A company following the Jaguar Land Rover carmaker to Nitra plans to create 500 new jobs and invest €17 million.

News

Letters can be checked at work – but is it legal?

The recent scandal surrounding the parliamentary office opening and checking the post of MPs has opened the issue of postal privacy – which also concerns emails or text messages – guaranteed by the law.

Culture & lifestyle

The curiosity of artists can be useful in conflictsVideo

Using the basic principles of dancing may be helpful when dealing with conflict situations, says Dana Caspersen, a year-long performer of William Forsythe’s choreography, who now specialises in dealing with…

Opinion

Blog: A line does not always form

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.

Business

Coalition SNS seeks mandatory 13th salary

The business sector claims that such a step would lead to speculation and slow the growth of wages.

International

Cultural centre for expats to be built in Bratislava

The World Association of Slovaks Living Abroad will specify the details only after purchasing the building.

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Dealing with state offices may be difficult and time-demanding.

It’s not easy being an ‘alien’ in Slovakia

Are Slovaks scared of foreigners? The stories of those who are trying to make their homes here suggest that ignorance and bureaucratic inertia, rather than fear, cause more problems. But the situation might be…

ĽSNS MP Stanislav Mizík charged with extremist crimes

A police raid in his office on April 27 was followed by official charges of extremism.

Stanislav Mizík (C) escapes media and journalists in the parliamentary premises, April 27.

Prosecutor’s Office did not file motion to examine Bašternák’s property

The state body explained its inactivity with the argument that the difference between property and income established did not exceed the 1,500-multiple of the minimum wage for 2016, spokesman of the Bratislava…

Bašzernák's house

Prince Albert II of Monaco (r) and Juraj Vaculík, CEO and co-founder of AeroMobil, unveiled the latest prototype of a flying car in Monaco on April 20.

Slovak AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its flying car Photo

The company is losing a key figure – inventor Štefan Klein.

PR services bring new ideas

Specialised agencies can better adjust a company’s image, taking into consideration the emotions of a particular end user.

PR agencies use the internet for advertising and targeted campaigns.

Business shared centres should go to the regions

The government adopted a concept to support the business service centres in July 2016, introducing 21 specific measures in three main areas.

Bratislava

Tibor Rostas

Legitimising fake news

One of Slovakia’s media schools has invited a well-known conspiracy theorist to an academic conference. What does this say about the state of the Slovak media?

Blog: We can always count on the nerds…

Brands need to focus on doing good and that this approach is the only option if they want to stay relevant, credible and even profitable, says Thomas Kolster.

Thomas Kolster speaking

Blog: Underground economy flourishes in the queues

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.

Foreign investors said they would welcome less bureaucracy in Slovakia.

Illustrative stock photo

Schwechat airport scares with Bratislava

The biggest airport in Austria is lobbying to construct a third runway, using Slovakia as a deterrent example.

Bratislava Council votes down land lease for US Embassy, again

Some want to send a clear message that the controversial fence is not welcome, others think the city coffers could have benefited.

The US Embassy is often criticised for its fence.

President: Slovakia wants to stay at the core of the EU Photo

Slovak President Andrej Kiska spoke to the media after meeting his Austrian counterpart Alexander Van der Bellen.

Kiska and Van der Bellen visited the Freedom Gate monument on former Czechoslovak-Austrian border and laid wreathes there.

Špania Dolina, the runner-up in the Village of the Year competition.

Unknown places worth visiting in Slovakia Photo

The year 2016 brought record numbers for tourism in Slovakia.

Trenčín to be the city of fashion, again

The tradition of the biggest Slovak fashion fair is reviving.

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia Photo

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between April 28 and May 7, including the ceremonial opening of the tourist season at a castle, a golf tournament, a charity run, and a lot of…

Music resounds in the Piarist Church of St Ladislaus in Nitra

Zdeno Cíger

No NHL players to reinforce Slovak ice hockey team so far

All players addressed by coach Cíger have refused to attend the world championship but there are still two in question.

Slovaks will play against Russia in quarterfinals Photo

Slovakia advances to the quarterfinals from third place, after defeating Switzerland.

Young Slovak ice hockey players advance to the quarterfinals Photo

The last match in the preliminary round will decide on their rival for the quarterfinals.