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Do we have "Sagans" in language education?

Being a fully up-to-date leader or manager of language teachers is a significant part of the battle.

News

Slovaks die of cancer more often than other EU citizens

The survival rate after diagnosing breast, cervical and colon cancer has not improved.

Sport

Slovak ice-hockey team is heading to Košice

The Slovak team is slated to play in Košice, and not Bratislava, at next year’s Ice-hockey World Championship.

Business

The Financial Administration will use crypto-currency technology

Slovak tax office has implemented a blockchain.

News

Ecological sunscreen and air pollution monitoring among the projects of Slovak high-schoolers

Leaf organization awarded the best projects by Slovak students.

News

Prosecutor’s office: Reporter’s murder investigation had some flaws

The lawyer of the journalist’s parents fears information leakage to Police Corps officers.

News

Several Christians disagree with Church’s stance towards extremists

The extremist ĽSNS party drafted a bill limiting abortions in Slovakia, creating an awkward situation for the Church.

Opinion

A happy marriage? Both simpler, and tougher, than we realize

If experience is the mother of wisdom, why aren’t second and third marriages more successful?

Opinion

Marching in step

Some Slovak conservatives have shown that they cannot resist fascist bait.

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Andrej Kiska

Kiska will not run or leave

The incumbent president will not run for a second term in office, but he wants to “be part of the new era” in Slovak politics.

Kiska is not ruling out that he might found a party after all

The murder of a journalist and his partner and the events that followed have made President Andrej Kiska "change his original intentions" he admits in an interview.

Andrej Kiska

Burger King, illustrative stock photo

Burger King returns to Slovakia

The famous US chain will open first outlet this autumn.

Slovakia is a low-performer in terms of the digital economy

The EC has published the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI).

Private companies offer helping hand to whistleblowers

Slovakia is one of the countries with the lowest levels of willingness to report corruption within the EU.

Zuzana Hlávková

Refugee camp Traiskirchen

We are in for a hot summer

Europe has done very little to prepare for a reprise of mass refugee flows.

Blog: I want to ride my bicycle

We will soon have the opportunity to let authorities know loud and clear that cyclists do not want to be pushed out of Bratislava's forests.

City relaxation with a bicycle.

Democratic election under digital fire

Political interference and the spread of fake news not only influences election results but also jeopardises democracy.

Donald Trump

Mobile phone, illustrative stock photo

Washington Post reporter outraged that journalist’s phone was seized by Slovak police

The US daily says that seizing her phone was merely the latest attempt by Slovak authorities to harass those close to a reporter who was killed for doing his job.

EC halted proceedings against Slovakia in re-export of medicaments

It basically acknowledged medicaments are not common goods, and new rules determining their trading should be found.

Illustrative stock photo

Ecuador sends ministers to Slovakia to resolve a child abduction case

The father has ignored the verdicts of the courts ordering that the child should return to Ecuador.

MP Natália Blahová

Archaeologists find oldest Greek relic in Slovak area Photo

It was discovered in a Celtic sacrificial place.

Military historical museum in Svidník opens the main season Photo

Various attractions in the open air and on the field have been made accessible.

Military tehcnology and equipment in Svidník.

Pezinok cellars again open to wine lovers until October

The typical local wine cellars, called “viechas”, will be open for four days each week, from May until October.

Day of Open Cellars at Small Carpathian Wine Route 2014

Members of the Slovak Shamrocks celebrate on the field.

Slovakia’s Gaelic Football team offers a family away from home

The Slovak Shamrocks, established in 2011 under the Gaelic Athletic Association, recruits locals and expats of all ages and abilities to play the unusual game.

“I will not be playing ice-hockey anymore,” says Hossa

Health issues have caused the NHL player to withdraw from matches and consider moving back to Slovakia.

Marián Hossa kisses the Stanley Cup won by his Chicago Blackhawks team in June 2015.

Slovak volunteer: It is a memorable experience to watch the Slovak children waiting for hockey players Photo

In Denmark, even student temp jobs pay the minimum hourly wage of ten euros.

Slovak student Katarína Kuchárová volunteers at the hockey World Championship in Denmark.