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Top 3 news from Last Week in SlovakiaVideo

The lack of workers on the Slovak labour market might result in companies leaving the country.19. Jan 2018, at 9:53

Lawsuit predicting software created by Slovak

The software has already caught the attention of several private companies and corporations.19. Jan 2018, at 7:20

Reportéri TV show should reappear in the autumn schedule

The only remaining investigative TV show, scrapped recently by the head of the public-service TV broadcaster, is to reappear in the autumn after wide media coverage and hefty criticism of its removal.19. Jan 2018, at 6:41

Jaroslav Rezník at the RTVS Council meeting January 18

Police confirm the identity of a dead woman from Devínske Jazero

Miroslava Sojáková went missing last week while dog walking close to Bratislava during a river flood, has been pronounced dead.19. Jan 2018, at 6:24

Police found a body later identified as Miroslava Sojáková

Pellegrini: Future EU cohesion policy should involve less red tape

Slovakia can draw €15.493 billion from EU funds within the current programme period ending in 2020.19. Jan 2018, at 6:10

Signs across Slovakia show what has been reconstructed or built from EU funds.

Slovak-Hungarian cross-border Project aims at restoring beekeeping tradition

There will be a beekeeping open-air museum as well as a forest classroom at Topoľčianky.19. Jan 2018, at 6:02

Environment Ministry proposes to increase fees for waste landfill

Current fees in Slovakia are some of the lowest in the EU and are not motivating enough recycling.19. Jan 2018, at 5:55

Prešov has a new attraction, a model of the historical cityPhoto

The model shows how the eastern Slovak city used to look in 1768.18. Jan 2018, at 13:56

Detail of the Prešov model

Economic competition was not distorted during EU Council’s presidency

Despite suggestions of media reports, rules of economic competition were not distorted in Foreign Ministry’s orders during Slovakia’s presidency of the EU Council, the Anti-trust Office finds.18. Jan 2018, at 13:48

the Slovak EU Council Presidency

Ryanair will fly from Bratislava to Paris year round

During the summer season the Irish airline will operate 23 regular routes from Bratislava18. Jan 2018, at 13:42

Paris

Education Ministry wants to double quotas for eight-year secondary grammar schools

The draft amendment aimed at simplifying red tape in schools and introducing electronisation of the system opened the issue of quotas for secondary grammar schools and alleged discrimination.18. Jan 2018, at 6:20

School-leaving exams, illustrative stock photo

New stretch of the Hungarian highway eases travel for Slovaks

The date of completion of the Bratislava-Košice highway is unknown.18. Jan 2018, at 6:01

The new stretch of the Hungarian highway M30.

Slovakia: The biggest challenge of the OSCE presidency is to find consensus and dialogue

Inclusion, transparency and cooperation are the three main requirements to implement dialogue, which have become the main characteristics of Slovakia’s presidency of the OSCE Forum for Security Cooperation (FSC).18. Jan 2018, at 5:40

Lukáš Parízek about the OSCE and Slovakia's presidency.

Walking your dog in Bratislava

Large Bratislava boroughs offer dog parks and plan to open more.18. Jan 2018, at 4:40

Dog park on Poľná Street

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 19 and January 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.17. Jan 2018, at 15:05

Scandi 4

Slovak racer Svitko finished at DakarVideo

After a serious fall in the tenth leg, Slovak motorcyclist Štefan Svitko resigned from the 40th year of the Dakar Rally due to pain in his upper body.17. Jan 2018, at 14:05

Štefan Svitko

Four people end in hospital after night fire in Trnava

One room inside a residential building was completely damaged by fire, while almost 50 people were evacuated and four hospitalised.17. Jan 2018, at 14:00

The flat damaged by night fire in Trnava

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