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Žarnovica gets new plant

TUBEX Slovakia, the construction of which began at the turn of 2005 and 2006 near Žarnovica, is the fourth aluminium processing plant in Slovakia involving the Austrian Group of German international concern CAG.

According to Dušan Greger, mayor of Žarnovica, this will be the biggest aluminium factory producing pipes in Central Europe. The investment is worth Sk100 million (€2.7 million).

Test runs should start this year, and annual production should eventually reach 240 million ready-to-use pipes, the TASR news agency wrote.

Tubex Slovakia will employ 167 people.

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How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

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No Slovaks among the victims of Manchester attack so far

The representatives of Slovakia have expressed their sympathy to the families of the victims.

Police guard close to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain, on May 23, 2017, a day after an explosion.

Slovak paralympic athletes win gold and bronze at World Championship

Three Slovaks became world champions in table tennis in the TM2 category at the World Paralympic Championship in Bratislava.

L-R: Ján Riapoš, Martin Ludrovský in the Slovakia-Taiwan match at the paralympic world championship, May 19.