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Train full of missiles photographed in Ostrava a hoax

It seems that wartime conflicts are almost always accompanied by hoaxes, recent stories show.

Opinion

I have never seen a France like this

Unlike the populists Macron offers a positive vision of where politics and Europe can go.

News

When sheep and goats become gardenersPhoto

Living four-legged mowers help take care of precious orchids and butterflies.

Culture & lifestyle

Slovak conductor with world record diesPhoto

He conducted choirs for the longest time in the world.

Opinion

On killing a crab

If you eat animal flesh, you should not be squeamish about slaughtering your dinner.

International

EP calls for thorough investigation of Kuciak’s murder

It has raised an alarm about the potential infiltration of organised crime in the Slovak economy and politics at all levels.

Culture & lifestyle

Festival aims to build trust between foreigners and natives

After having shifted the attention to new minorities appearing in Slovakia, the 13th year of the “multicultural festival focusing on minorities”, fjúžn, aims to boost mutual trust.

News

Istanbul ratification still nowhere in sight

The international document preventing violence against women was one of the reasons why a former justice minister left the government.

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Tomáš Drucker

UPDATED: Drucker resigns as interior minister Photo

I have not found reasons to dismiss the police corps president, Tomáš Drucker said before leaving the ministerial post.

Pellegrini and Danko agree on better communication

They also want to cooperate in the upcoming municipal elections.

PM Peter Pellegrini (l) and Speaker of Parliament Andrej Danko (l)

New Spartan plane becomes a subject to warranty claim Photo

The army used the plane for six months only.


The third-generation Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen continues to grow in Slovakia Photo

Last year’s car production was slightly below 2016’s numbers due to launch of new models.

Do you have many skills? Share them with others

Internet platforms offering services like tutoring, cleaning and watching children are growing.

Foodstuff in the EU will have to be the same

The European Commission has introduced rules to tackle the criticised dual quality of products in its member states. But is it really a pressing topic?

Illustrative stock photo

Blog: Corruption - there is a way but it takes two

Reflections from a Brit living in Slovakia.

Back to square one?

Tomáš Drucker leaves after 25 days as interior minister while Tibor Gašpar stays put.

Drucker (second from right) arrives to the Presidential Palace to hand in his resignation.

Blog: There is only one boss – the customer

On the importance of customer experience in an era when the customer is always right.

RegioJet is the champion in meeting customer expectations.

Nearly 2,500 companies relocated from Slovakia

Most of them moved to neighbouring countries, consultancy company finds.

Weapons are smuggled through Slovakia, Czech journalists reveal

They reportedly end up in Azerbaijan, which is banned from weapons exports.

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Hungarian MEP: Without the protests, nothing would have changed

EP delegation member Benedek Jávor was frightened when Robert Fico, then still prime minister, started making allegations concerning George Soros in their conversation.

MEP Benedek Jávor

Visualisation of the Sky Park project by Zaha Hadid in Bratislava.

Bratislava is up to date with the West Photo

Tourists will find many examples that prove Bratislava is a modern capital, catching up fast with its western-European counterparts - and not just in the food industry.

Reconstruction of historic bridge stalled

The bridge cannot be repaired because of complicated property rights.

25 years of making roof shingles by hand

He inherited the craft from his grandfather.

Peter Kormoš

Nelson Cherutich, the winner of Devín - Bratislava 2018 run receives his laurel.

A Keynan competing at the Rio Olympics won Devín – Bratislava run Photo

Nelson Cherutich won with a time of 35:05 minutes, the fastest woman was Hungarian Zita Kácser.

Clear, unanimous, and indisputable: Sagan is the best Video

The renowned cycling magazine Velonews lists Slovak Peter Sagan as the most valuable cyclist.

The Bora-Hansgrohe buses are often under siege thanks to Sagan.

Sagan: Attack is the best defence Video

Sagan wins the Hell of the North race after a strong attack, receiving his second-ever Monument title.

Peter Sagan