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City beach to spruce up a Bratislava waterfront after all

Beach with no admission fee will change its location.4. Jun 2020, at 14:07

Magio Beach on Tyrš Waterfront in Bratislava in summer 2014.

Visitors and inhabitants of Piešťany spa town can use 120 shared bikes for free

The service is free without any formalities.4. Jun 2020, at 14:05

Construction work to result in further traffic restrictions in Bratislava

Two main roads will close several times in June, starting on the 5th.4. Jun 2020, at 14:01

Drivers will face further traffic restrictions in June due to construction works on future motorways and a ring road in Bratislava.

Former manager of the state forestry company charged with corruption

The police have detained 37 people in an investigation into alleged corruption at the state-owned Lesy SR firm.4. Jun 2020, at 13:58

Tomáš Klouček , the then sales director of Forests of the Slovak Republic (Lesy SR) national company, and his colleague Aneta Kšenžigová present a decision to implement a system of the anti-corruption management at Lesy SR on February 25, 2020.

Coronavirus in Slovakia: 1 new case confirmed (graphs)

The total number of cases has exceeded 1,520.4. Jun 2020, at 9:53

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Today in Slovakia

Some borders start opening ahead of the summer season (news digest)

Matovič and co. visited Czechia. Even foreigners living in Slovakia can travel to Croatia.3. Jun 2020, at 21:23

PM Matovič, Deputy PM Veronika Remišová and Foreign Affairs Minister Ivan Korčok on board the flight to Prague for the official visit to the Czech Republic on June 3.

Unemployment grew faster in Slovakia than EU average in April 2020

Eurostat data shows the unemployment rate went up to 6.8 percent in Slovakia in the month that was most affected by anti-pandemic measures.3. Jun 2020, at 21:20

Demand for private flights in Bratislava increases as measures lift

The Bratislava Airport recorded an interest in irregular flights, regular and charter lines, which will not be allowed to take off until June 11.3. Jun 2020, at 19:54

Napoleonic soldier returns to duty in Bratislava's centre

The statue has been repaired after vandals tore it down two years ago.3. Jun 2020, at 17:58

The Napoleonic soldier is back on Main Square.

“Czechoslovakia restored” at midnight. Borders will open after coronavirus closures

Austria also cancelling border checks with the exception of Italy.3. Jun 2020, at 14:06

Igor Matovič and Andrej Babiš in Prague

If employees can work on Sundays voluntarily, shops do not have to be closed

This issue divided Slovaks into two groups.3. Jun 2020, at 14:03

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Investigation of crimes in Slovakia is slow, NGO pointed out

One example is when convicted criminals receive lesser punishment and financial compensation for the length of the process.3. Jun 2020, at 13:57

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Citizens and residents of Slovakia will be able to visit Croatia this summer

They can access the country under the same conditions as before the pandemic.3. Jun 2020, at 9:33

Due to the lack of tourists, the beach is empty and only few boats are moored in the harbor in Fazana, Croatia.
Today in Slovakia

Slovak MFA pays a visit to Budapest ahead of Trianon centenary (news digest)

The government promises to announce its final decision on a state of emergency next week. Several major cultural events cancelled.2. Jun 2020, at 23:05

The Bratislava-based Nedbalka Gallery has installed umbrellas above the street where it is seated, creating  Umbrella Street for the third time in its history.

Ex-general prosecutor questions his voice on Kočner's recording

Dobroslav Trnka's lawyer told a disciplinary committee his client's voice is too ordinary to be matched with the voice on the recording. Most of the proceeding took place without the public.2. Jun 2020, at 21:55

Former general prosecutor Dobroslav Trnka attends a disciplinary hearing at the General Prosecutor's Office in Bratislava on June 2, 2020.

NGOs slam Slovak government for its position on EU's Green Deal

The government decided to fail on its pre-election promises, organisations said.2. Jun 2020, at 21:42

A Fridays for Future Slovakia protest.

New attraction near Trnava: the biggest private rosarium

There is a long tradition of growing roses in the village.2. Jun 2020, at 16:08


Good news from Slovakia: First Slovak supercomputer helps fight pandemic

Slovak Academy of Sciences offered computer to help A-SPIKE project.2. Jun 2020, at 13:09

Supercomputer Aurel and Filip Holka, head of the department

Health Minister started replacing people and several top managers had to go

Several changes criticised. Former director of the biggest children's hospital in Slovakia says the ministry failed to explain his surprising removal.2. Jun 2020, at 12:56

Marek Krajčí

Children return to school, more measures to be lifted soon (news digest)

The last quarantined locality in eastern Slovakia opens. The Kuciak murder trial continues in Pezinok. Read your overview of news from June 1.1. Jun 2020, at 23:09

Some children returned to schools on June 1.