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Stock exchange deals skyrocket

LAST year's turnover on the Bratislava Stock Exchange (BCPB) reached Sk1,002 billion (€26.6 billion) in 10,814 transactions, the SITA news agency wrote.

The turnover on the BCPB thus increased by 131.8 percent year-on-year. On the other hand, the number of transactions dropped by 38.7 percent, according to data published by the BCPB on January 9.

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In praise of concrete

It was once notorious for its drab tower blocks and urban crime, but Petržalka now epitomises modern Slovakia.

Petržalka is the epitome of communist-era architecture.

Slow down, fashion

Most people are unaware that buying too many clothes too harms the environment.

In shallow waters, experts are expendable

Mihál says that it is Sulík, the man whom his political opponents mocked for having a calculator for a brain, who “is pulling the party out of liberal waters and towards somewhere completely different”.

Richard Sulík is a man of slang.

Blog: Exploring 20th century military sites in Bratislava

It seems to be the fate of military sites and objects in Bratislava that none of them were ever used for the purposes they were built for - cavernas from WWI, bunkers from WWII, nuclear shelters or the anti-aircraft…

One nuclear shelter with a capacity for several hundred people now serves as a music club with suitable name Subclub (formerly U-club).