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Bratislava can draw support for

THE BRATISLAVA region is eligible to draw Ř290 million (Sk11 billion) from EU funds during the 2007-2013 budget period, the European Commission has decided.

The EC passed an exception that allowed Bratislava to draw the money, despite the fact that it does not qualify as an underdeveloped region, because it contains half of the country's research potential, the Pravda daily wrote.

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Night life in Bratislava will not end

Councillors for the Old Town adopt new opening hours for pubs, night clubs and restaurants.

How social networks can earn you a ticket to Germany

Can a status on a social network change someone’s life? Yes, if you write humorous stories about a fictive German ambassador.

Assaf Alassaf (r) talked about his life and his book in Bratislava

The most famous circus comes to town Video

The famous Cirque du Soleil is in Bratislava celebrating the 15th year of its show Varekai: Tales of the Forest.

Cirque du Soleil: Varekai

New investor to create 500 jobs in Nitra

A company following the Jaguar Land Rover carmaker to Nitra plans to create 500 new jobs and invest €17 million.

Tha Jaguar Land Rover draws also other investors to Nitra.