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Liptov in wintertime

Liptov is an ideal place to relax, get to know Slovak folklore and nature, swim in all weather conditions, but also to try sports.

Opinion

The campaign goes to parliament after the last polls

SNS and Smer are ready to spend a lot of money to save their numbers ahead of the election.

Peter Pellegrini's cabinet sent costly measures to parliament just days before election.
Sport

Race walker Tóth named among decade’s Top 10 athletes

The ranking is published by the US magazine Track and Field News.

Matej Tóth winning Olympic gold.
Opinion

Čaputová in Munich: Leaders have a special responsibility to resist populism

The rule of law requires strong institutions and active citizens but also political leaders who abide by it.

President Zuzana Čaputová at the Munich Security Conference
Opinion

Strengthening the Transatlantic bond

US Ambassador to Slovakia Bridget Brink shares the goals of her mission as well as her first impressions of Slovakia.

Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová (r) and new US Ambassador to Slovakia Bridget A. Brink.
Business

No big reforms. Parties are lukewarm with their promises for businesses

What are parties promising business ahead of elections?

News

Pellegrini visited Hungarian-Serbian border shortly before election

He stood next to Orbán when the latter spoke about an invasion.

Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán (centre) and his Slovak counterpart Peter Pellegrini (centre-left) during their visit at the transit zone for migrants in Röszke on the Hungarian-Serbian border.
Business

Sader: Flexible education system is key to further developing BSC sector

Slovak government should be more active to attract new centres.

Arjen Sader speaking at the conference dedicated to the business service centre sector.
Travel

This is the most romantic place to go in 2020

Welcome in the town where the longest love poem in the world was born.

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Slovakia may lose about one-half of its water sources

The recently issued publication warns of several consequences of the climate crisis for upcoming years.

Kočner set up escape plan the day of arrest

A plane to Croatia was set up the day he was arrested, with a yacht waiting to sail to international waters.

Kočner in a blue jacket and sunglasses.

2020 election sees unprecedented mobilisation of Roma

They want their voice to be heard against growing extremism.

Roma protesting against ĽSNS in Levoča
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Gigafactory in Slovakia is closer

InoBat Auto receives €5 million investment support from government.

Brownfields in Bratislava make up an area the size of Lamač

The Slovak capital is getting a brownfield register.

The former military area on Devínska Kobyla
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Slovak car industry is getting less competitive, experts warn

Economists evaluate wage costs, labour productivity as well as investments in R&D.

Car production in Volkswagen Slovakia.
Robert Fico celebrates his 2012 victory.

Men of appetites

Slovakia’s voters face some unappetising choices on 29 February.

An expelled diplomat, a charged commentator, and a new opposition leader

Polls have brought more questions than answers so far. Soon they will be silenced.

Igor Matovič enjoys the limelight.

Decoy games and campaign clashes

Despite not having a proper election programme, Matovič still manages to make Slovakia speechless.

Lomnický štít - the second highest peak in Slovakia.

8 great breaks on Valentine’s Day weekend in Slovakia

These dates may walk you through your Valentine’s Day.

SNM building in Bratislava is a rare example of Slovakia's 1920s architecture

Get to know the building of the Natural History Museum in central Bratislava.

Slovak National Museum
Divya Thakur
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Indian manager in Bratislava: I wish Slovaks focused on emotional intelligence more

People in Slovakia are smart and have good technical skills, but they need more than that to capitalise on their potential.

Forget Romeo and Juliet. A Slovak Verona recounts a real-life love story

The love between Andrej and Marína was not meant to be.

Banka lásky or Love Bank in Banská Štiavnica, central Slovakia.
Audio

The scarce graphics reviving Slovakia's forgotten sites put on display

Čierne diery graphics, which depict dilapidated technical and architectural monuments, have become a phenomenon.

A Bratislava market place known as "Miletička".
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Petra Vlhová
Video

Vlhová wins the slalom race in Slovenia

She became the current leader in women’s slalom discipline.

Former American baseball pro has found home base in Bratislava

Tom Johnson, who pitched for the Minnesota Twins, directs a non-profit that uses baseball for youth outreach in Slovakia.

Tom Johnson

Vlhová second after Robinson in women's giant slalom event in Slovenia

The Slovak skier ended first after the first round.

Petra Vlhova