Čaputová is green, and none the worse for that

Slovakia’s new president confirms in her inaugural address that she’ll focus on the environment.

Zuzana Čaputová in the Presidential Palace on her inauguration day.

Most of us want the best possible Slovakia

Read the full inauguration speech of Slovakia’s fifth president, Zuzana Čaputová.

Inaguration of President Zuzana Čaputová.

Zuzana Čaputová becomes president

This is what the inauguration day looked like.

Zuzana Čaputová in front of the Presidential Palace

Why politics resemble Game of Thrones

People don’t trust the media they consume, consume it anyway, are unwilling to pay for something better.

OSCE criticises lawsuits against Slovak media.
Culture & lifestyle

Bringing the Danube ferry wharf back to life

The Propeler building will serve as an information point for tourists and a café


A bridge between East and West: Why many Slovaks see their country in the middle

The bridge concept is an illusion, say experts.


Slovakia gets its first EU institution to host

The ELA will have its headquarters in the centre of Bratislava.

Illustrative stock photo
Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 14 and June 23, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.


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People should get ready for extremely hot weather

High temperatures will hit Slovakia from west to east, mostly southern regions.

US helicopters can land in Piešťany

The Defence Ministry responded to the reports on the disapproval with the stopover. It discussed the mistake of its employees.

Piešťany airport, illustrative stock photo

Slovakia now has a square named after Masaryk

It is the first public space in the capital to be named after this important Czechoslovak politician.

T. G. Masaryk Square in Bratislava
The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is installed in Swedish waters.

Russia's Nord Stream 2 is almost finished. Slovakia could lose millions

The parastatal Eustream gas carrier is not worried, though. It is expanding its transmission capacities in all cardinal directions.

HB Reavis sells Twin City to South Korean investor

It is the very first South Korean investment in real estate in Slovakia.

Twin City Tower in Bratislava.

The central bank's worse GDP growth prediction, its governor mentions different conditions

Slovakia's economy is expected to rise at 3.3 percent this year, down from last year's 4.6 percent.

NBS governor Peter Kažimír
European Parliament elections 2019

EP election results: More good news from Slovakia

Slovakia will mark several “firsts” in the next European Parliament.

How to bring up better citizens than us

We need to teach our children what it means to be a citizen while we are learning ourselves.

Family from Trnava deserves a deep apology

Church and State silently tolerate the separation of Roma children from the majority in schools and churches.

Michal Lajcha serves a mass in a church in Kľak.

First Orava cycling bus hits the road

The bus transports visitors to tourist spots.

Orava castle

Slovak archaeologists found gemstones of Old Christian community in Kuwait

Amethysts probably come from Sri Lanka and are a testament to the long-distance trade of the Old Christian Nestorian community, which inhabited today's Failaka Island in the Persian Gulf in the Middle Ages.

Comenius University scientists discover a new species of snake

They have named it after a long-forgotten Kingdom.

Prepare for a summer of culture in Bratislava

See some of the highlights of this year's cultural summer.

Ice hockey club Slovan leaving KHL due to debt

The club plans to return to Slovakia's national ice hockey league.

The ice hockey world championship bids farewell to Košice

The final games will be played in Bratislava.

Slovakia’s ice hockey team said goodbye to Ladislav Nagy

He was one of the last world champions from 2002 to play for the representation.

Ladislav Nagy