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Slovak hockey player in Boston receives recognition for his work

He received special tailor-made golden gloves and the mayor of the city gave him a street sign bearing his name.

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Will protection of the Morské Oko nature reserve be reduced?

Activists from VLK have handed 62,000 protest signatures to the Environment Ministry.

Morské oko in the Vihorlat Mountains, eastern Slovakia.
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Foreigners: Slovakia’s city of tolerance has a lot to offer

Košice is not only about St Elisabeth Cathedral and ice hockey.

Wintertime in Košice.
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Two years after the murders: We should never forget Ján and Martina

Slovakia commemorated the murders of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová. The organisers called on people to attend elections.

Freedom Square in Bratislava on February 21, 2020.
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Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová remembered by diplomatic community

The investigative journalist and his fiancée were murdered two years ago, on February 21.

The diplomatic community lights candles in memory of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová near the Visitation of Virgin Mary Church on SNP Square.
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Vegetables, spa, and confusion. Welcome to Slovakia’s newest town

If European standards for number of residents would apply, there would only be ten towns in Slovakia. Currently, there are 141.

Enjoying thermal water in Nesvady.
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Business

Fiscal council can criticise, but not halt, the irresponsible spending of public money

The budgetary responsibility council struggles to keep its political independence.

Juraj Kotian, Anetta Čaplánová, Ivan Šramko and Viktor Novysedlák of the Council of Budget Responsibility
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between February 21 and March 1, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Five big questions to ask ahead of election in Slovakia

Where does the country stand based on the last published polls?

The blockade of the special session is over. MPs discussed 13th month pensions only

The two previous attempts to discuss the proposals were marred by opposition MPs blocking the desk.

A special parliamentary session on February 20, 2020.

Several events will commemorate two years since the murders of Kuciak and Kušnírová

The gatherings organised by For a Decent Slovakia will be held in more than 50 places.

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Slovak company won NATO tender

The order is worth €5.5 million without VAT.

Thousands of people in Slovakia live close to landfills

Several waste dumps do not meet technical norms, recent study suggests.

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Cabinet green-lights over €5-million investment aid for production of e-car components

Volkswagen's plant in Martin will manufacture differential gears for electric cars.

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

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.

Leaving the EU is science-fiction no longer

Has Britain found the right response to the challenges of this century?

The UK left Slovakia on January 31, 2020.

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
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Where the Slovak language was born: Uhrovec

Several personalities were born in the village, including Ľudovít Štúr and Alexander Dubček.

New record: Visibility from Kráľova Hoľa exceeded 300 kilometres

It was possible to observe the Apuseni Mountains in Romania.

Divya Thakur
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Indian manager in Bratislava: I have never faced hostility or racism here

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

No beach on the Danube in Bratislava this year

The main sponsor has withdrawn from this popular project after 13 years.

Having good time at Magio Beach

The Year of the Ruthenian village

Start of preparation for counting of citizens.

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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.

They tried to exploit Sagan’s name in a scam. Lies, he responds

The scam promised the quick earning of money and without risk.

Peter Sagan rejoices after his victory at TdF, July 8

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.