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A record number of Slovaks fly home for the 2020 elections

Some 86,000 Slovaks living abroad have already been reported to have cast their vote by post.27. Feb 2020, at 23:42

Bratislava airport

Paperback or e-book? Slovaks go with the former

March is known as the month of books in Slovakia.27. Feb 2020, at 23:35

Slovaks prefer paper books to e-books.

Women’s suffrage marks 100 years on election day in Slovakia

The Constitution was adopted on February 29, 1920, precisely a hundred years before Slovakia's 2020 elections.27. Feb 2020, at 23:24

Czechoslovakia's 1920 Constitution was a forward-looking legal document, which granted the right to vote to all women and men in the country. It was signed a centenary ago, on February 29.
UPDATED: 27. Feb 2020, at 01:10

UPDATED: Slovakia getting ready for coronavirus

Border checks, no mail delivery to Italy, and temperature checks at Slovak airports are all in place from February 28.27. Feb 2020, at 13:55

Illustrative stock photo

Ombudswoman: Slovakia should change its citizenship law

She believes authorities should change the way they test applicants' Slovak language skills.27. Feb 2020, at 13:47

Mária Patakyová

Number of foreigners working in Slovakia has dropped

Ukrainians continue to be the largest group of foreigners working in Slovakia.27. Feb 2020, at 13:37

Health care is one of risks in the general government budget in terms of revenues and spending.

Court sentences Kočner and Rusko to 19 years in prison

Specialised Criminal Court found Marian Kočner and Pavol Rusko guilty in the promissory notes case.27. Feb 2020, at 10:55

Marian Kočner arrives at the courtroom on February 27, 2020.

Election: What you can expect from the Spectator's coverage

The Slovak Spectator will publish live results and political analyses February 29-March 1.27. Feb 2020, at 8:00

Spectacular Slovakia

National gallery's building provokes divided opinions

The Slovak National Gallery is a rare architectural mix on the Danube's riverbank.27. Feb 2020, at 7:00

Slovak National Gallery

Police halt criminal prosecution in the case of Speaker Danko’s thesis

SNS chair Andrej Danko demands an apology from Denník N.26. Feb 2020, at 22:59

Speaker Andrej Danko

NGOs have stood up against Kotleba and others’ attacks

Organisations also analysed which political parties are NGO-friendly.26. Feb 2020, at 22:47

ĽSNS chair Marian Kotleba (centre).

Slovakia fails to catch up with regional peers and the EU

Slovakia has made little progress in addressing the Commission’s 2019 recommendations.26. Feb 2020, at 22:35


Lookout jetty at Kuchajda reconstructed after years

There is also a spot for taking photos.26. Feb 2020, at 13:23


MPs rejected the Istanbul Convention again

The president respects the parliament's decision and wants to discuss further steps with the ministry after elections.26. Feb 2020, at 13:20

The parliament, illustrative stock photo

Employees of U.S. Steel Košice continue in shortened working hours

The negotiations over the new collective agreement are still underway.26. Feb 2020, at 13:15

U.S. Steel Košice will increase prices for its buyers in 2020

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between February 28 and March 8, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.26. Feb 2020, at 10:10

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Tesco to open a new shopping mall in Petržalka

The British retailer plans to open new stores in other regions as well.25. Feb 2020, at 22:08

The Tesco shopping mall Galéria in Petržalka is to be opened before Easter 2020.
UPDATED: 26. Feb 2020, at 11:58

Parliament approves 13th pensions just days before the elections

The parliament failed to adopt two more proposals on February 26. The special session is over.25. Feb 2020, at 22:00

An extraordinary session is held on February 25, 2020.

Climate crisis survey: No party gets an A+

Most parties, however, support a climate emergency declaration.25. Feb 2020, at 21:52

Students attend the Fridays for Future Slovakia gathering in Bratislava on September 20, 2019.

PM Pellegrini travels to Moscow two days before election

Economy Minister Žiga flies with him.25. Feb 2020, at 13:46

PM Peter Pellegrini