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Police detained ex-general prosecutor Trnka

He has been charged with abuse of authority.

Former General Prosecutor Dobroslav Trnka, who works at the General Prosecutor's Office, is to be heard by the police in the 2011 Gorilla Case.
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Business

Are the records of Slovak car industry getting a bitter undertone?

Automotive industry calls for measures to keep it internationally competitive.

Groupe PSA Slovakia plant in Trnava.
Business

Government sets a cap to state expenses

It will affect the new cabinet.

Ladislav Kamenický
Opinion

Effects of global changes will depend on the policies Slovakia implements

The speed of transformation requires us to plan ahead and be prepared.

Graduates from vocational schools are needed.
News

Kuciak murder trial: Tóth implicates Kočner and others

The former journalist-turned-spy Peter Tóth, who surveilled journalists for Kočner, testified on the third day.

Witness Peter Tóth was heard for eight hours on January 15, 2019, at the Specialised Criminal Court in Pezinok, western Slovakia.
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From star journalist to Kočner's friend: Who is Peter Tóth?

The man who followed journalists for Kočner is a key witness in the Kuciak murder trial.

Peter Toth as a witness in court on January 15, 2020.
Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 17 and January 26, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Internationally recognised IT expert first fired from university. Now she has been accepted back

More than 2,500 students, employees and graduates signed a petition against the decision.

Mária Bieliková

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Trucks blocked the streets of Bratislava again on January 9.
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Hauliers strike continues for third day

PM Peter Pellegrini considers the strike political.

Special Prosecutor Kováčik contests Tóth’s testimony

He has rejected contacts with Norbert Bödör, influencing the promissory notes case or other illegal conduct.

Special Prosecutor Dušan Kováčik

Čaputová: The detention is a breakthrough moment

What are the reactions to Dobroslav Trnka’s detention?

Police detained ex-general prosecutor Dobroslav Trnka in the early hours of January 16.
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DHL stops delivering parcels in Slovakia

DHL Parcel ends, but its other divisions remain.

These 8 graphs explain why Slovakia is a car nation

Slovakia is the world’s largest car producer per capita.

An employee works on a car model at the PSA Groupe Slovakia car plant in Trnava, western Slovakia, on April 4, 2019.

KFC says it will open 11 new branches in Slovakia

The fast food chain operates four restaurants in the country.

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Slovakia 2020: A guide to the political landscape

Find your way in the little big country with our itinerary.

Historic trial started with a guilty plea

Kuciak murder trial and hauliers’ strike will impact elections.

Miroslav Marček

Wooden huts from the top of Košice block of flats have new home

They were part of Furča's panorama for three years.

The first bike tower in Slovakia is open

People can store a bike here for ten cents per day.

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Museologist discovers the story behind one of the paintings at Bojnice castle

The man in the picture is wearing a theatrical costume from the horse ballet that took place in 1667 in Vienna.

Benjamin Block or Gerard Du Chateau: Portrait of Emperor Joseph I., 1680-1690, 205x126 cm

Suché Mýto used to be a lively part of today’s Bratislava

Part of it was pulled down after WWII and other buildings made space for elevated crossings in the late 1970s.

Historical Suché Mýto with the St Michal tower in the background.
Petra Vlhová celebrates after winning the women's World Cup slalom in Flachau, Austria.
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Vlhová dominates slalom in Flachau

The Slovak skier defended her victory from last year.

Vlhová beats Shiffrin in Zagreb

She thus ended Shiffrin’s slalom win streak.

Slovakia's Petra Vlhová celebrates on podium after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Zagreb, Croatia.
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Slovak skier Vlhová dominates parallel slalom in St Moritz

It is her first victory in this World Cup season.

Slovakia's Petra Vlhová celebrates with teammates at the end of an alpine ski, women's parallel slalom World Cup in St Moritz, Switzerland.
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