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Danko’s office opens MPs’ letters

OĽaNO wants Danko to step down as parliament’s speaker after what they call an unprecedented measure.


Train travel to Košice via south to return

The Transport Ministry will restore the operation of fast trains on the southern route as of June.


Government ignores anticorruption demandsPhoto

Protesters gave the government two weeks to fulfil their demands.


Police turn down complaint against Uber

Taxi drivers plan a protest drive in Bratislava on April 26.


Blog: Underground economy flourishes in the queues

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.


Slovak AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its flying carPhoto

The company is losing a key figure – inventor Štefan Klein.


Blog: We can always count on the nerds…

Brands need to focus on doing good and that this approach is the only option if they want to stay relevant, credible and even profitable, says Thomas Kolster.


Legitimising fake news

One of Slovakia’s media schools has invited a well-known conspiracy theorist to an academic conference. What does this say about the state of the Slovak media?

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Dealing with state offices may be difficult and time-demanding.

It’s not easy being an ‘alien’ in Slovakia

Are Slovaks scared of foreigners? The stories of those who are trying to make their homes here suggest that ignorance and bureaucratic inertia, rather than fear, cause more problems. But the situation might be…

Bašternák files complaint concerning his charge

Ladislav Bašternák, known as a crony of several top Smer politicians and charged with not paying taxes and levies, filed a complaint concerning the decision of the investigator.

The Batšenrák ocmpanies and housing, illustrative stock photo.

No plea bargain in the bulletin-board tender yet

Some defendants in the corruption scandal of the first Fico government claim they are innocent.

Marián Janušek (l) and Igor Štefanov (r)

Taxi drivers protested against Uber already in 2015.

Drivers in Bratislava should prepare for worse traffic

Dissatisfied taxi drivers will go on a protest ride from Petržalka to Lamač on Wednesday.

Payment discipline in Slovakia improves

The improvement in the services sector may bring several positive impacts.

Unions will protest against new rules for hiring foreigners

They claim that foreign workers do not have the same conditions as their Slovak colleagues.

Emil Machyna

This is not a game, and these are not children

If politicians care about the future of the country, they need to offer young protesters with specific demands more than the just same old vague assurances.

The fightback starts here

Voters and consumers feel powerless and angry. But sometimes the system does actually work, after a fashion.

Lonely voter: EP election turnout was low in 2004

Blog: Tuesday is better than Friday

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Illustrative stock photo

Google's Artificial intelligence system translates Slovak more accurately

The new feature uses neural networks to make better translations between Slovak and English.

Schwechat airport scares with Bratislava

The biggest airport in Austria is lobbying to construct a third runway, using Slovakia as a deterrent example.

Illustrative stock photo

309 people granted Slovak citizenship in 2015

66 percent of them went to non-EU citizens.

Illustrative stock photo

Bratislava will be for free again Photo

People can attend a rich programme of Bratislava City Days during the weekend 22-23 April.

Visegrad countries offer films and insights

Among the several film festivals taking place in Slovakia, one combines the four countries of the Visegrad Group – Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. The sixth year of the Visegrad Film Forum, between…

Neverending Story

Red-footed falcons return to Europe

Expected arrival to Slovakia is the end of April.

Red-footed falcon

Slovaks will play against Russia in quarterfinals Photo

Slovakia advances to the quarterfinals from third place, after defeating Switzerland.

Young Slovak ice hockey players advance to the quarterfinals Photo

The last match in the preliminary round will decide on their rival for the quarterfinals.

Slovakia hosts U18 hockey world championship

The hosting towns have adopted tightened security measures, but also measures to protect the environment.

Slovak U18 ice hockey representation