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Gabčík and Kubiš were taken in by an English family while they prepared for the assassination of Heydrich

The Ellisons had no idea about Operation Anthropoid, which resulted in the assassination of the main Holocaust architect by Czechoslovak paratroopers.

The administrator of the Porchester Gate building in London, where the Czechoslovak military intelligence service was based during the Second World War and where secret agents planned Operation Anthropoid, shows photos of the event's executors - Jan Kubiš and Jozef Gabčík.
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Slovakia-based US musician creates his 'Ghost Sex Empire'

Francisco Mejia and his debut album 'Ghost Sex Empire' prove that dreams are attainable after years.

American musician Francisco Mejia recorded his debut album 'Ghost Sex Empire' in Slovakia. He is already working on the concept of his sophomore record.
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Coronavirus may ruin Slovakia's music clubs for good

Without help, another COVID-19 wave could be the final nail in the coffin.

Club goers listen to live music at the Stromoradie music club in Prešov in 2019.
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Roundup: Čaputová’s honey bees and hiking tips for the last weekend of May

Read this week’s overview of culture and travel stories from Slovakia.

President Zuzana Čaputová
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Opinion

Is more flexibility a response to the post COVID-19 Europe?

It is way too early to try to predict which way things will go, but it is useful to start thinking about the potential implications of various directions.

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Fico or Pellegrini? Former prime ministers fight to lead Smer

Pellegrini departure would mean further radicalisation of party, warns analyst.

Peter Pellegrini (left) and Robert Fico (right)
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Coronavirus comes with an irreversible change to Slovakia's labour market

The pandemic makes work more flexible and intensifies digitalisation.

Digital platforms have become the daily bread at work.
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The sad reality behind the masks

When the coronavirus epidemic is gone, we will have to deal with an epidemic of obesity and dementia.

Face masks are obligatory in Slovakia.

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Some airlines plan to launch flights soon

But the crisis staff will have the final say on opening airports.

The European Commission wants to see more medical workers in Slovakia

The EC has issued recommendations for Slovakia to overcome the crisis.

L. Pasteur University Hospital in Košice
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Austrian chancellor sees summer tourism as a zero-sum game

Perhaps not wealthy enough for his liking, Kurz declined to invite his so-called “safe” neighbours in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

Blog: We can't close our eyes to the inequality accentuated by COVID-19

Walk in the shoes of Arantxa Ferrer, a physiotherapist volunteering for a Slovak NGO in Albania during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Homecomers sing angry blues for Matovič

Smart quarantine off to a rocky start as general prosecutor election kicks into high gear.

Berg border crossing to Slovakia on Friday, May 22 afternoon.
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Cycling to Uhlisko: Climate change brings new views

A short bike trip from Trstená with a taste of the Orava dam and Tatras.

Veľký Choč: Hike to heaven

A magical place with one of the best views in Slovakia.

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Slovakia's mountain chalets opening after the coronavirus

Many do not offer lodgings yet and not all fulfil hygienic conditions.

Chalet under Kľačianska Magura, Malá Fatra
Beckov Castle near Trenčín.
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Slovakia’s castles welcome back visitors, with disinfection

Devín Castle and several city museums in Bratislava will reopen on May 16.

Slovak globe-trotting maverick grounded by coronavirus: I’m just happy to be alive

Extreme traveller Amin Nakhlé has stood at the edge of the world – and his life. Still, he considers himself lucky to be stuck at home.

Amin Nakhlé at the end of his journey hitchhiking the longest road in the world - the 30,000-kilometre long Pan-American Highway that stretches from Alaska to the Argentinian Tierra del Fuego.
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Indie “boy” band Queer Jane returns with “Amen Dolores”

The track “A Happy Drunk” has exceeded Queer Jane’s hopes on Spotify.

Queer Jane released its third studio album "Amen Dolores" on March 27, 2020.
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