More money from Brussels, US helicopters for Slovakia, and Bratislava airport's warning against fake websites.

18 h
A Lutheran priest outside the Lutheran High School in Tisovec in 2007.

Dozens of Americans taught Slovak students in Tisovec in the past, but the local school is now struggling to find teachers from overseas.

21. mar
PM Eduard Heger announces his new political party, Demokrati, on March 7, 2023.

After two years as premier of an OĽaNO-led government, Eduard Heger is leaving the populist movement of Igor Matovič and hopes to establish a new political culture in Slovakia.

20. mar
Index magazine, The Slovak Spectator's sister publication, looked at the stories of the ten biggest defaulters of the Financial Administration.

Single-use companies laundered millions of euros.

20. mar
Some Ukrainian students report being bullied due to their nationality. UNICEF works with schools so that they can provide a tolerant and respectful environment as well as activities that facilitate positive relationships and promote inclusion.

Friends are essential for mental health, but only one in three Ukrainian children in Slovakia are currently enrolled in school.

20. mar

It’s not like Slovaks will get nothing from the transfer.

20. mar
Masks stay mandatory in healthcare facilities.

The legal mandate to self-isolate following a positive test will cease to apply.

17. mar
Michal Májek (right) is the third scientist in Slovakia to receive an ERC grant.

Only three scientists in Slovakia received the European Research Council grant so far.

16. mar
Lutheran High School in Tisovec, known better as EGT.

Tax offices' extended opening hours, major development in the Daniel Tupý murder case, and another Slovakia Matters edition.

21. mar



Forex rates

(1 EUR is equal to)
USD 1.0785
GBP 0.87925
CZK 23.722
CAD 1.4782
NOK 11.3320
AUD 1.6132
HUF 388.55
PLN 4.6835
A fire engulfs Banka Lásky, or Love Bank in English, on the March 18 morning in Banská Štiavnica, central Slovakia.

Several historical houses in Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia's UNESCO town, in flames

The world's only Love Bank burned down during a huge fire on Saturday.

18. mar
The price of 400 food products has been capped by eight retailers.

News digest: Retailers' move to make food more affordable

A group of old houses in Banská Štiavnica damaged by fire, Eduard Heger's new party, and 10 biggest tax debtors.

20. mar
Nová Cvernovka

News digest: How to celebrate Book Month in Bratislava

Covid-19 measures change, Bratislava Zoo cherishes its new lion, and where to get ready for St Patrick's Day.

17. mar
Kindness is an action born from empathy.

The Unexpected Benefits of Kindness

Acts of kindness have a positive impact not only on the recipients of the kindness.

19. mar
Mikuláš Dzurinda

Dzurinda’s blues do not mean he’s done with politics

As the emergent coalition sheds people associated with the former prime minister, the current premier’s political future becomes clearer.

6. mar
The Umelka exhibition space.

3 things to do in Bratislava for free in the next seven days

Searching for Bratislava activities on a budget? Visit a design exhibition or take a trip through Malý Slavín.

16. mar
A new tourist shelter named after Slovak literature character Jozef Mak will soon start serving long-distance hikers in the Small Carpathians.

Shelter in Small Carpathians will open to hikers soon

Four to six tourists can spend the night in the attic of the two-story building.

22. mar
The Pohronie Castle Route copies the ingenious signalling network once formed by castles and other places with watchtowers, signaling towers and bells.

Light signal will connect castles along Hron river

Just choose a castle, find out the time and place of group departure.

21. mar
Tom Nicholson

Slovak Matters: Dobrý deň and all it entails

Slovak Matters is a column dedicated to learning Slovak - here we start with greetings and everything you need to know to say "good day".

14. mar
Bookstores organise discussions and readings during the Book Month.

English-language books popular as Book Month gets into full swing

Official story behind March celebration of literary culture touching, but real reason more prosaic.

17. mar
One of the 1943 Superman issues, which John Sikela helped co-draw.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between March 16 and March 26, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions, classical music and highlights of the year.

16. mar
Inter Milan's Milan Škriniar, the stopper leaves the pitch after he gets the second yellow card during a Serie A football match between Inter Milan and Empoli at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, on January 23, 2023.

Inter Milan punishes top Slovak footballer for decision to join Parisians

Though Milan Škriniar’s contract ends in June, he is not allowed to wear the captain’s armband in matches anymore.

7. feb
Slovak team at the 2023 World Pond Hockey Championship.

Slovaks crowned world pond hockey champions

'Frosty Shots' beat Czech rivals in final.

23. feb
Peter Sagan.

Peter Sagan will retire from road cycling after this season

The Slovak cyclist wants to refocus on mountain biking.

16. feb
SkryťClose ad