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Controversial businessman Kočner charged in Five Star Residence case

The businessman suspected of ties to top politicians has been accused in the case of dubiously transferred flats in a famous housing complex in Bratislava.

Opinion

Blog: Beyond “The Invisible”

Journalist Anca Dragu urges foreigners to make politicians care by casting their votes in the upcoming municipal elections on November 10.

News

Meet Slovakia’s expert on cryptocurrencies. He is 18

The Duke of Edinburgh programme helped me learn how to do things regularly and gave me great experience, said Mário Havel in an interview with The Slovak Spectator.

Culture & lifestyle

Spectacular Slovakia #7: Don't leave without a spa cakeAudio

American spa-goers took a trip to Trenčianske Teplice.

Opinion

We protect ourselves from chemical and digital attacks

Calling out perpetrators of cyber-attacks is an important first step, but we must go further, writes British Minister for Europe.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 19 and October 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

News

TIS: Trust of Slovaks in municipal politicians is declining

The transparency watchdog conducted a survey recently, focusing on people’s trust in municipal governance.

Opinion

The silo effect

There is still diversity in the folly on display on Facebook, even among ‘friends’ who aren’t overtly racist, crude or stupid.

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Foreigners in Slovakia: We did not feel welcomed at first

In the eyes of foreigners Slovaks are friendly when they overcome their first fears.

Ex-PM Fico testified in the Gorilla case

The Special Prosecutor’s Office refuses to reveal when the chairman of Smer was interrogated.

Smer chairman Robert Fico speaking at the party's congress.

NAKA cracked down on land gang in Nitra Video

Six people have been charged in the case, facing 10 to 15 years in jail.

Illustrative stock photo
ZKW Slovakia in Krušovice, Slovakia

Car industry supplier ZKW expands in Slovakia for €150 million Photo

This will be the largest and most cost-intensive expansion in the Austrian company's 80-year history.

Three Slovak firms among fastest-growing tech companies in central Europe

Sli.do is Slovakia’s fastest-growing technology company.

The charging service provider GreenWay Infrastructure was listed among ten Rising Stars.

Wizz Air changes the conditions for hand luggage transport

From November on, low-cost airline also flying from Bratislava is changing its conditions.

Wizz Air, illustrative stock photo

Blog: Slovakia is a country of women Audio

They rule the country behind the scenes, says Anca Dragu, a Romanian journalist living in Bratislava.

The courage to be free lives on

Memories from a Tour of Slovakia.

Why nationalists cannot have a policy for global warming

The dynamic that emerges looks almost exactly like a classic problem in game theory.

Presidents of V4 countries, L-R: Polish President Andrzej Duda, Hungarian President János Áder, Slovak President Andrej Kiska, and Czech President Miloš Zeman at a summit, October 11-12, 2018.

V4 presidents: Nord Stream II is a threat to Europe

Presidents of the Visegrad Group countries discussed, among other things, the rise of xenophobia, extremism and nationalism in Europe.

Slovak soldiers to take part in NATO’s largest military exercise

Some selected Slovak soldiers are set to participate in the exercise to take place by the turn of October in Scandinavia and Italy.

International military exercise at the Slovak Lešť centre, September 2018.

First Slovaks receive the Woodrow Wilson Awards Video

Individuals as well as institutions were decorated for their contribution to developing mutual ties between Slovakia and the USA.

Woodrow Wilson Awards laureates
Ján Kozák

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.

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.

Fight with traffickers thwarted online sale of hockey tickets

The algorithm not only prevented traffickers but also ordinary fans from buying tickets.

Waiting for tickets in Košice