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Protests will take place, Pellegrini says Fico can sleep well at night

Read the reactions to the published Gorilla recording.

Smer chair Robert Fico
Business

Discrepancies found in the draft state budget

Minister Kamenický proposed the draft budget at the last minute. It is too optimistic.

Finance Minister Ladislav Kamenický
Opinion

Two nominees for Record of the Year released within a week

Arguably, only a handful of journalists are likely to hear all 39 hours of Gorilla, but the public will no doubt jump at some sequences.

Protests over the Gorilla scandal drew thousands into Slovakia’s squares.
Travel

The High Tatras hide the most spectacular outhouse

Mountaineer Ľubomír Mäkký shares tips for easy hikes in the majestic Slovak mountains on this week's episode.

The best known bus stop in Slovakia's High Tatras is placed near Chata pod Rysmi(Hut below Rysy)
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Culture & lifestyle

The best of Slovak architecture in 2019

A school, chalet and public park were among those awarded.

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Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 18 and October 27, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Opinion

Slovakia listens to Gorilla

Jaroslav Haščák tried to control the state without voters giving him that power.

Oligarch Jaroslav Haščák owns the Penta financial group.
Travel

Precious church in Nová Kelča has new windows thanks to cyclists

They donated €600, raised during a cycling event.

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Čaputová sees worst concerns confirmed, Pellegrini disgusted

Politicians react to published recording of conversation between Trnka and Kočner.

Ombudswoman inquires about the experience with the Foreigners’ Police

Foreigners can participate in the survey until November 15.

Some problems with Foreigners’ Police continue.

Millions fly. How they organised kickbacks

Some quotes from the Gorilla recording leaked to the media on October 16.

People who are central to the Gorilla file: Jaroslav Haščák, former National Property Fund head Anna Bubeníková, and former transport minister Jirko Malchárek.
A visualisation of the Eurovea 2 project, including Slovakia's first skyscraper, Eurovea Tower
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The construction of Slovakia’s first skyscraper may start soon

Eurovea Tower, part of the Eurovea 2 project, will be 168 metres high.

New EU labour authority officially launched

Slovakia’s labour minister says that the European Labour Authority can serve as a small European Commission.

The European Labour Authority will reside on Landererova Street in Bratislava.

Bratislava's Petržalka to be extended

The new urban district of Nesto is projected to grow organically.

Visualisation of Nesto
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Martin Spano at TEDx Trenčín

How can artificial intelligence help save the planet?

These are the three most possible applications of AI in the battle against climate change.

Blog: Digital trends in the hospitality sector

Martin Slivka, Director of Sales and Marketing, Wellness Hotel Patince, takes a closer look at how digital trends are transforming the hospitality sector.

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Buying time

One third of jobs in Slovakia are at risk of being lost due to automation.

Clients can switch their health insurer.
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Dancing in the dark under a star-spangled sky: Kozí Chrbát

Discover a popular Slovak winter sport centre, Donovaly, and its surroundings.

Admire the highest peaks of the Belianske Tatras

These are the views from a place near Ždiar.

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Bratislava castle
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 11 and October 20, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Spectacular Slovakia: Where to find handsome Slovak men

Slovak folk songs may guide you to the right places.

A folk group performs at the Spiš Fair in eastern Slovakia
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Blog: Some good reasons to take a bike ride to Devín in autumn

A scrumptious taste of local viticulture is only one of them.

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Ján Littva wants to organise a world championship in aeromodelling at his private airport.
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Aeromodelling World Champion: State aid can’t even cover basic expenses

Ján Littva must fend for himself despite having won the second most titles in the history of his sport.

Košice marathon won by Kenyan Kipsambu

A record was broken in the women’s category.

Hillary Kibiwott Kipsambu (centre), the winner of the 96th edition of the International Peace Marathon in Košice. Shumet Mengistu of Ethiopia (left) finished second, followed by Tsegay Tuemay of Eritrea (right).
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Slovakia dominated canoe slalom men teams competition

The country defended the title for the ninth time in a row.

Michal Martikán was excellent at the Olympic Games, winning gold.