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Febiofest is a chance to see festival winners and foreign guestsPhoto

Febiofest, in its 24th year, shows mostly Slovak films, of which nine, including the Cristal Bear winner from Berlinale, The Little Harbour, will be premiered here. All the 11 films shown in the Slovak Film Country…

Business

Largest companies that help search for job or employees

Not only well-known names placed in the list of the 10 largest employment agencies in Slovakia.

Business

Amazon will deliver packages for free

Orders have to exceed €39 to be eligible.

News

Employee of the ministry’s agency accused of corruption

If found guilty, the employee of the Agricultural Paying Agency may spend up to eight years in prison for taking a bribe.

Sport

Sagan wins first race of 2017Video

The Slovak cyclist triumphed at the second race of the Belgian classics.

News

Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

Culture & lifestyle

Legendary Luna bar to reopenPhoto

The programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies.

Opinion

In praise of concrete

It was once notorious for its drab tower blocks and urban crime, but Petržalka now epitomises modern Slovakia.

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The accused woman arrives to the court.

Woman who urinated on the Quran arrested, awaiting trial

Some observers believe the video might lead to increasing security risks for Slovakia.

Quote of the week

“I have not studied it, but I think if you did not pay invoices (in the past) society expelled you.”

SaS chair Richard Sulík

Kiska vetoes single-round regional elections

President Andrej Kiska returns two amendments about regional elections for re-negotiations, informed the SME daily.

Andrej Kiska

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Some food really is better in Austria, study finds

EC says its role is to monitor safety, not quality – but Slovaks want the same as Austrians, says minister.

Žiga: Nemak and Franke projects most critical for Gov’t

Government greenlights investment stimuli for four projects.

Economy Minister Peter Žiga

Hochtief chief: Slovakia lacks concepts for highway construction

One limiting factor is the lack of money for a more rapid construction of roads.

Construction of the Valy bridge.

One nuclear shelter with a capacity for several hundred people now serves as a music club with suitable name Subclub (formerly U-club).

Blog: Exploring 20th century military sites in Bratislava

It seems to be the fate of military sites and objects in Bratislava that none of them were ever used for the purposes they were built for - cavernas from WWI, bunkers from WWII, nuclear shelters or the anti-aircraft…

In shallow waters, experts are expendable

Mihál says that it is Sulík, the man whom his political opponents mocked for having a calculator for a brain, who “is pulling the party out of liberal waters and towards somewhere completely different”.

Richard Sulík is a man of slang.

Our exit from the EU will not weaken our links

The UK has no intention of undermining the stability of the EU, nor do we want to become more distant to our European neighbours, including those here in Slovakia, the ambassador writes.

Flags displayed on a tourist stall, backdropped by the Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower containing the bell know as Big Ben, in London.

The security fence

Bratislava city council turns down rental contract with US Embassy

The embassy has progressed in finding a new site for relocation.

Development aid to increase by 10 percent y-o-y

Slovakia will increase expenditure with neither spheres nor target countries changing substantially.

FAM Miroslav Lajčák

It takes nuts to help Kenyans

Slovakia has provided more than €10 million to the Kenyan people since 2005.

Muruku slum in Naorobi

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Safari under High Tatras Video

Marek Stolarčík from Kežmarok filmed unique video.

Krňačky race celebrates anniversary

Tradition of Krňačky race in Turecká village celebrated 60 years.

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia Photo

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 27 and March 5, including folklore, traditional Carnival events, visual theatre, exhibition/art performance, a Nordic cultural festival,…

Ken Garrett will perform in &the Blue Note jazz club, Nové Mesto nad Váhom

L-R: Slovak Matej Falat compeets against French Mathieu Faivre in St Moritz, February 14.

Slovaks second in downhill World Cup

The Slovak team of four beat over-confident Germany, Italy and Switzerland losing only to France to take the first-ever medal in this competition.

Slovak Fed Cup team beats Italy

The Slovak Fed Cup team surprisingly won over local national team in the Italian town of Forli, even without favourite Dominika Cibulková.

Rebecca Šramková plays against Sara Errani.

Bratislava’s racecourse faces new challenges

The racecourse will get new management.