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Globsec 2017

The time is right for Europe to strengthen its confidence

Highlights from Globsec 2017: Day 1 (May 26)26. May 2017, at 21:40

Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Slovak President Andrej Kiska, Polish President Andrzej Duda (left to right) attend the opening of Globsec 2017 in Bratislava.

Spectacular Slovakia: Dominican Church on film

Learn about both the history and present of the Dominican Church from a video.26. May 2017, at 16:00

Bratislava offers flights to Corfu

The connection, operated by Irish low-cost airline Ryanair, can be used until the end of summer season.26. May 2017, at 11:55

Bratislava airport, departure hall

Kiska vetoes bill which would weaken him

The amendment transfers powers to appoint and remove the ÚRSO chair, from the president to the government.25. May 2017, at 23:01

Andrej Kiska

The Slovak population is ageing at an ever faster pace

This is creating one of the biggest demographic challenges in society today.25. May 2017, at 22:58

Pensioners.

Veľký Meder heated by geothermal energy

In Slovakia four towns harness geothermal energy to heat flats, schools and other facilities.25. May 2017, at 22:50

Several Slovak towns already use thermal springs for heating.

Police reveal tax fraud worth millions of euros

Police accused eight people who may spend between seven to twelve years in prison.25. May 2017, at 22:42

Tibor Gašpar

Kaliňák: Slovakia helps foil terror attack in Denmark

Slovakia is in the middle of a very safe space, Interior Minister said.25. May 2017, at 22:34

Robert Kaliňák

Bell Helicopter expressed regret following crash

Apart from the condolences and assurance of cooperation with Slovak authorities, the official stance of the company producing the Bell 429 helicopters also points out that “it is not possible to rule in or out any…25. May 2017, at 13:55

The site of the crash near Prešov military air base.

Results of Judicial Council election announced

The main election committee selected eight members of the Judicial Council on May 23.25. May 2017, at 13:51

Eight judges for the Judicial Council were elected May 23.

Čižnár filed a motion for the dissolution of the Kotleba-ĽSNS party

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.25. May 2017, at 13:40

Jaromír Čižnár

European Commission approves state support for football stadium

The European Commission has approved Slovak state support of €36 million for the construction a national football stadium – planned to hold more than 22,000 visitors – in Bratislava.25. May 2017, at 13:10

Plot of the National Football Stadium

The state will respond to the cable car project by the end of JunePhoto

Developer HB Reavis applies for the statute of an important investment to build the Bratislava bus station and cable car .25. May 2017, at 6:53

Cable car in London

Construction of Zaha Hadid project in Bratislava launchedPhoto

The three residence towers of Sky Park should be complete in late 2019.25. May 2017, at 6:44

Laying of the 600kg foundation stone of the Sky Park project by Zaha Hadid.

EC scrutinises state aid for JaguarPhoto

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.25. May 2017, at 6:24

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

The academy of sciences is closer to transformation

It may change the form of its operations as of July 2018.25. May 2017, at 6:15

Pavol Šajgalík, head of the Slovak Academy of Sciences

Cabinet fails to select ÚVO head, vote to be repeated soon

The much debated selection of the head of the Public Procurement Office (ÚVO) that oversees the state’s tenders ended without a winner.25. May 2017, at 6:07

ÚVO head candidate Peter Kubovič (L) at a public hearing by cabinet, May 24.

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