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All for Jan: The year of magical thinking in Slovakia

Orbán used Soros as a powerful container for everything he stood against. Fico borrowed the ready-made narrative.

Business

Jaguar Land Rover will ceremonially launch operations at its €1.4 bln Nitra plant next Thursday

Local trade unions and the carmaker have agreed on a wage rise even before the official launch of production.

Opinion

Canada did it, so should everybody else

The burden of proof must now shift to those who oppose legalisation of marijuana.

News

Mika: Bratislava needs to define what kind of city it is

Former top media manager Václav Mika believes experiences from running the public-service broadcaster can be useful in running the capital.

Opinion

Blog: Beyond “The Invisible”

Journalist Anca Dragu urges foreigners to make politicians care by casting their votes in the upcoming municipal elections on November 10.

Culture & lifestyle

Spectacular Slovakia #7: Twelve women in a pool and nobody says a wordAudio

American spa-goers took a trip to Trenčianske Teplice.

Opinion

We protect ourselves from chemical and digital attacks

Calling out perpetrators of cyber-attacks is an important first step, but we must go further, writes British Minister for Europe.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 19 and October 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Foreigners in Slovakia: We did not feel welcomed at first

In the eyes of foreigners Slovaks are friendly when they overcome their first fears.

Define your objective and go for it

Participants in the Duke of Edinburgh programme admit it is important to stop being lazy and do something to achieve your personal goals.

320 young Slovaks received the DofE Awards on October 9 in Bratislava.

Ex-PM Fico testified in the Gorilla case

The Special Prosecutor’s Office refuses to reveal when the chairman of Smer was interrogated.

Smer chairman Robert Fico speaking at the party's congress.
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Wizz Air changes the conditions for hand luggage transport

From November on, low-cost airline also flying from Bratislava is changing its conditions.

Parliament passes major amendment to green energy support legislation

The state will no longer automatically pay a lump-sum premium for renewable energy.

One of few wind turbines in Slovakia,

Slovakia drops in competitiveness

The country has good macroeconomic stability, but insufficient innovation capacity.

The courage to be free lives on

Memories from a Tour of Slovakia.

The silo effect

There is still diversity in the folly on display on Facebook, even among ‘friends’ who aren’t overtly racist, crude or stupid.

Illustrative stock photo

Why nationalists cannot have a policy for global warming

The dynamic that emerges looks almost exactly like a classic problem in game theory.

Presidents of V4 countries, L-R: Polish President Andrzej Duda, Hungarian President János Áder, Slovak President Andrej Kiska, and Czech President Miloš Zeman at a summit, October 11-12, 2018.

V4 presidents: Nord Stream II is a threat to Europe

Presidents of the Visegrad Group countries discussed, among other things, the rise of xenophobia, extremism and nationalism in Europe.

Slovak soldiers to take part in NATO’s largest military exercise

Some selected Slovak soldiers are set to participate in the exercise to take place by the turn of October in Scandinavia and Italy.

International military exercise at the Slovak Lešť centre, September 2018.

First Slovaks receive the Woodrow Wilson Awards Video

Individuals as well as institutions were decorated for their contribution to developing mutual ties between Slovakia and the USA.

Woodrow Wilson Awards laureates

Slovak chocolate a hit with Korean airlines

Lyra chocolate combines great taste with unique design.

Documentary on Slovak paramilitary group wins award

The ceremony ended the six-day film festival in Bratislava.

Slovak Levies during training.

In marriage, Czechs are no foreigners to Slovaks

25 years after the Czecho-Slovak breakup, people living in Czecho-Slovak marriages do not feel like they are living with a foreigner.

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Ján Kozák

Football coach Kozák resigns from his position

The most successful and longest-working Slovak coach announced he was leaving the national team of his own free will.

Košice Marathon results in several personal records Photo

The 95th year of the International Peace Marathon saw several personal records including that for best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda.

The best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda, at International Peace Marathon Košice 2018.

Fight with traffickers thwarted online sale of hockey tickets

The algorithm not only prevented traffickers but also ordinary fans from buying tickets.

Waiting for tickets in Košice