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UK nationals in Slovakia advised to take action as end of transition period nears

UK Nationals should check the British Embassy's "Living in Guide" for the most up-to-date information.24. Nov 2020, at 11:11

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UPDATED: 24. Nov 2020, at 18:23

Three rounds of testing should take place before Christmas

The first round will be nationwide and should take place in two weeks.24. Nov 2020, at 11:05

Today in Slovakia

News digest: Sulík presents his pandemic plan, but PM Matovič remains critical

Rules for entering Spain change. Former police chief Gašpar remains in custody. State auctions the 5G network frequencies.23. Nov 2020, at 18:05

Richard Sulík presented his pandemic plan on November 23.

Government should invite the public and take EU demands in consideration when preparing recovery plan

Non-governmental organisations have sent a letter with requests to the government.23. Nov 2020, at 17:56

The switch to the euro has helped upgrade Slovakia's ratings.

Most Slovaks reject milder penalties for marijuana

The most supportive are the voters of non-parliamentary Progressive Slovakia.23. Nov 2020, at 17:51

One third of Slovaks aged 15-34 have experience with marijuana, and 9.3 percent of respondents took marijuana in 2016, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction found in 2017.

Where to buy locally produced Christmas presents in Bratislava

The old market hall Stará Tržnica will host more than one hundred craft producers of food, design and more.23. Nov 2020, at 13:25

Stará Tržnica will hold four four-day Christmas markets this year.

Weekend testing did not attract many people

The mass testing was held in 458 municipalities.23. Nov 2020, at 12:10

The testing in Púchov (Trenčín Region).

Special regional restrictions and better tracing. SaS has introduced its plan to fight the pandemic

The document is based on eight chapters, which should contribute to economic recovery.23. Nov 2020, at 11:48

Richard Sulík introduces his plan.

Which are the largest law firms in Slovakia?

For the first time, the ranking also provides an overview in partial categories of law.23. Nov 2020, at 7:52


Petra Vlhová wins another slalom in Levi

Michelle Gisin of Switzerland ended second, and Katharina Liensberger of Austria was third.22. Nov 2020, at 14:15

Petra Vlhová of Slovakia celebrates after winning the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup women's slalom race at the Levi ski resort in Finland on November 22.

Slovak skier Vlhová wins the opening slalom in Levi

She beat Mikaela Shiffrin and Katharina Liensberger.21. Nov 2020, at 14:20

Petra Vlhová of Slovakia (centre), flanked by second placed Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States (l) and third placed Katharina Liensberger of Austria, celebrates after winning the alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Levi, Finland.

One of the oldest cafés in Košice will close after half a century

Sándor Márai used to visit legendary Carpano.21. Nov 2020, at 9:30

Today in Slovakia

News digest: Things will get worse if we do nothing, says health minister

Numbers of hospitalisations remain stable. Travelling will be easier for those who have just had COVID.20. Nov 2020, at 18:08

The testing on the border crossing in Vyšné Nemecké.
Spectacular Slovakia Weekly

Roundup: The world-famous Slovak opera diva has ended her career

Slovak theatres join the European Theatre Night at the weekend.20. Nov 2020, at 12:02

Slovak opera singer Edita Gruberová decided to end her professional career in mid-November 2020.

Much-criticised wooden-metal construction under SNP Bridge to be removed

The new design for the space will result from an architectural competition.20. Nov 2020, at 11:24

Dismantling of the criticised construction has begun.

Tonnes of snow that survived the summer in Jasná will be used for the upcoming season

The snow was stored at the end of the previous winter season.19. Nov 2020, at 18:05

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Business Focus

Slovakia takes innovative approach to mobility as well as green business

Innovations in processes, cleantech in Slovakia and progress made in the development of flying cars are among the highlights of the latest Business Focus.19. Nov 2020, at 18:00

AirCar by Štefan Klein
Today in Slovakia

News digest: Another nationwide testing could take place before the holidays

Economy Minister Richard Sulík assigned to buy 16 million rapid antigen tests. Ambassadors to strategic countries receive presidential credentials. Post office issues special Christmas stamp.19. Nov 2020, at 17:47

Testing with rapid antigen tests is available around Slovakia, PM Matovič wants to test the whole nation again in December.

Slovakia sends new people to some key ambassadorial postings

Experienced NATO diplomat takes over as ambassador to the US, he will be replaced by the president's foreign policy advisor. New people also go to London, Moscow, and the OECD.19. Nov 2020, at 17:32

President Zuzana Čaputová handed credentials to five new ambassadors to key postings.

Slovakia will purchase 16 million antigen tests

PM Matovič: Another nationwide testing may be held before Christmas.19. Nov 2020, at 11:33

Economy Minister Richard Sulík (l) was charged by PM Igor Matovič (r) to purchase millions of antigen tests.