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€530 million for Slovak transport projects

SLOVAKIA can draw €530 million to implement transport infrastructure projects from EU funds from 2004 to 2006 , according to an official document evaluating the use of EU funds in the transport sector.

Of the sum, nearly €255 million comes from the Cohesion Fund and €275 million from the European Regional Development Fund.

As of the end of June last year, Sk4.7 billion (€130 million) had been drawn, the SITA news agency wrote.

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Vote-buying scandal lands village mayor in court

Some Roma claiming the mayor of Gemerská Poloma, Miroslav Michalka was buying votes, have changed their testimonies.

Stanislav Kučerák (blue shirt) is a key witness in the vote-buying case.

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.

British embassy opens condolence book

The book will be opened for two days.

Floral tributes are laid out in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on May 22 night.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

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