Nina Hrabovská Francelová

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Former PM and President facing criminal charges

Smer MPs backing party chairman also under investigation.13. Dec 2019, at 9:22

Illustrative stock photo: Andrej Kiska (l) and Robert Fico (r)

Luxembourg vs. Slovakia: Where is it easier to go zero-waste?

Tips for a zero-waste Christmas by Slovak owner of an online zero-waste shop.12. Dec 2019, at 22:46

Nika Antalová

Booked out of the Foreigners’ Police online system? It's not an error

Trying to book an appointment online in Trnava and Dunajská Streda is a waste of time.5. Dec 2019, at 12:06

Foreigners' Police in Bratislava

Who will run in the 2020 elections?

Many parties have already started their campaign.4. Dec 2019, at 16:37


Life on the Slovak-Ukrainian border: Buried migrants, dead border guards

Fewer illegal border crossings.29. Nov 2019, at 9:01

The sign on the right side reads: Warning! State Border.

Calls for homeless help as study reveals hidden cost of problem

For every Euro invested to help the homeless, the state could save €12.22. Nov 2019, at 14:55

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Slovaks can vote from abroad in the 2020 election

More than 17,000 Slovak voted via post office in 2016 election.15. Nov 2019, at 9:10

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Vegan bryndzové halušky? Familiar dishes are attractive when changing to plant-based food

Marian Milec explains why he decided to teach Slovaks to eat plant-based food.12. Nov 2019, at 23:02

Marian Milec, program coordinator

No poll 50 days before elections. Bill proposers want to protect voter

Such a long moratorium on polls has no parallel in Europe.30. Oct 2019, at 12:03

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Bringing World to the Classroom

Comics tell the story of the Velvet Revolution for those who were not there

Each book is produced by a different duo of Slovak writers and illustrators.25. Oct 2019, at 7:25

Covers of comics
Bringing World to the Classroom

Velvet Revolution fails to fire student interest

Teenagers struggle to imagine life without freedoms.25. Oct 2019, at 7:25

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Constitutional Court finally gets all its judges

Court working at half-speed for eight months.10. Oct 2019, at 17:47

Left to right: Ladislav Duditš, Libor Duľa, Rastislav Kaššák, Miloš Maďar, Peter Straka and Martin Vernarský

SaS divisions send poor signal about wider opposition, warn experts

Polls make grim reading for party.27. Sep 2019, at 8:39

Richard Sulík

When I say I have a wife, people think I’m making a language error

I feel privileged. Other people in same-sex relationships in Slovakia might be more sensitive about negative reactions, because they feel that this is their nation speaking to them.20. Sep 2019, at 15:35

Flo Symington Maar

Population growth in Roma communities slows down, living conditions remain pitiful

There are more shacks than six years ago, and 6 percent of citizens live without access to standard drinking water, the new Atlas of Roma Communities shows.12. Sep 2019, at 8:16

Illegal Roma settlement Pri Bitúnku in Košice

Slovak teenagers would reject political extremist neighbours, says survey

One fifth of Slovak teenagers think Roma are doing better than majority.6. Sep 2019, at 6:55

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When confronted with a different opinion, Fico turned into an answering machine

The young filmmaker who made a documentary about the former PM decided to go into filmmaking after she met with sea gypsies in the Caribbean.5. Sep 2019, at 14:42

Lucia Kašová

Activists eye election to 'make Slovakia decent again'

The For a Decent Slovakia movement mobilised tens of thousands after the murder of a journalist shocked the nation. What will it do ahead of a general election?2. Sep 2019, at 7:00

Protest gathering at the first anniversary of Ján Kuciak's and Martina Kušnírová' murder on February 21, 2019

Leaked information will probably not hurt Smer, political analyst says

Threema communication will be one of the main topics of political campaign.30. Aug 2019, at 9:32

Marian Kočner

Memories of the uprising: It seemed that even the birds stopped chirping

Slovakia marks the 75th anniversary of the uprising on August 29.22. Aug 2019, at 21:39

(Left) Demeter Kokosh at age 7, his brother John 3 and uncle Peter in 1939. (Right) Mr Kokosh today.