NEWS BRIEFS

New boat line between Vienna and Bratislava

THE TWIN City Liner will soon connect the capital cities of Slovakia and Austria along the Danube River. As of June, the liner will travel between Vienna and Bratislava six times a day, with a one-way trip costing €25.

The Twin City Liner belongs to the Central-Danube company, a joint venture of Wien Holding and Vienna's Raiffeisen Landesbank, the Hospodárske noviny paper wrote. Central-Danube invested €3 million (Sk112 million) into the liner, which was produced in Norway.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Slovakia tests en mass and launches vaccination of seniors

Health minister admits resignation if alert system not observed. Slovak diplomat has a new lucrative post.

The vaccination in nursing homes started.

A swab instead of a jab. The renamed testing kicked off

The government spent the week deciding about nationwide testing. Lockdown is starting to show in infection numbers, experts say.

Košice

Curfew will be prolonged. Negative test result will be required for work or trips to nature (FAQ)

Here are some of the answers to questions about the ongoing mass testing.

Nitra

Why Trump's Twitter ban is no censorship

The solution is to force Facebook to regulate their content more — not less.