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New Tatra attraction causes traffic collapsePhoto

On weekends, the path in the tree-tops causes kilometre-long traffic jams.17. Oct 2017, at 15:17

The path in tree-tops and the observation tower in Bachledova Dolina valley.

Soldier detained for theft in the ammunition depot

The theft in the ammunition depot was not used for arming extremists or terrorism.17. Oct 2017, at 14:57

Ammunition, illustrative stock photo

Bratislava will have regular flights to Bologna

The airport prepares several changes for its winter schedule.17. Oct 2017, at 14:48

M.R. Štefánik airprot in Bratislava

Comenius University is among the best

The Bratislava-based university ranks among 2.4 % of worldwide best universities, according to the Centre for World University Rankings.17. Oct 2017, at 14:43

Auditorium of the Comenius University

Trade union warns about the retirement age rising above 68 yearsPhoto

The current old-age pension scheme does not cap retirement age in Slovakia16. Oct 2017, at 23:54

Trade union KOVO marched for capping the retirement age at 64 years.

Šefčovič: Slovakia’s economy has grown 60 percent since joining the EU

Slovak consumers are growing economically stronger and will be an important stabilisation factor in the future16. Oct 2017, at 23:33

European Commission Vice-president for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič

Dozens of kites filled the sky above NitraPhoto

A sunny day lured Nitrans to fly their kites of all colours and shapes16. Oct 2017, at 23:22

The Fifth Šarkaniáda or Kiteade took place in Nitra.

Justice Ministry prepares completely new legislation on illegal drugs

The current legislation with severe punishments fulfils neither preventive nor deterrent purposes16. Oct 2017, at 23:15

Castle Winery Pezinok offers wines despite castle reconstruction

Pezinok Castle is being reconstructed, but its winery is still in operation.16. Oct 2017, at 15:27

Vineyard, illustrative stock photo

Governmental campaign should bring Slovaks home from the UK

The Slovak cabinet plans to persuade its expats living and working in the UK with at least a bachelor degree to return home: a campaign offering specific jobs should help.16. Oct 2017, at 14:57

Young researchers, IT experts and medical staffers are needed in Slovakia, illustrative stock photo.

Thirteen people detained during a vast raid, accused of financial crime as an organised group

In the biggest operation of recent years carried out by several units of armed forces, hundreds of officers raided several companies in four Slovak regions on October 13, while detaining 13 people.16. Oct 2017, at 14:36

Men detained October 13 are brought to the Specialised Criminal Court in Banská Bystrica two days later.

Road accident claims lives of eight peoplePhoto

One of the most tragic road accidents in recent years saw seven caregivers and a van driver die in a truck crash.16. Oct 2017, at 14:29

The crash site near Nitrica

Summit: All consumers in the EU must be treated equally

The Bratislava summit not only found that there is a double quality to the products among “western” and the “eastern” EU member states, but also suggested measures on how to stop such practices.16. Oct 2017, at 14:17

Testing the food quality at State Veterinary and Food Administration, illustrative stock photo

EU lawyers claiming the Russian annexation of Crimea as legal is a hoax

One lawyer does not mean all EU lawyers; immigrants attacking a shepherd dog and HAARP causing hurricanes in the US are hoaxes, too.16. Oct 2017, at 12:00

Hoax on immigrants attackign two German shepdherds and ebing bitten yb them

Slovakia also has Cities of the Reformation

The idea of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe to emphasise to the impacts of the Reformation.15. Oct 2017, at 9:30

A New Testament by Martin Luther on display at the German Historical Museum in Berlin.

Hundreds of coins found near LučivnáPhoto

A jug with coins from the 17th and 18th centuries was buried on a ridge above some caves.15. Oct 2017, at 6:35

School in Lučenec focuses more on German language

After the change of the administrator, the studies at the school will still be free.14. Oct 2017, at 9:30

The new school year in Lučenec started.

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