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Car registrations growing on annual base

IN THE FIRST seven months of this year, 44,768 new passenger cars and small utility vehicles, up to 3.5 tons, were registered in Slovakia. This total represents an annual growth of 10.5 percent, according to police statistics.

In July, however, only 5,882 vehicles were registered in this category, which represents a decrease of 9.2 percent year-on-year.

During this first seven-month period of the year the market share of Škoda was nearly 26 percent. Volkswagen was second with a 9.1 percent market share followed by Peugeot with 7.2 percent, SME wrote.

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When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Bratislava bus station is moving into Bottova Centrum Photo

If the temporary station gets all the construction approvals, it may start operation on October 1.

The future temporary bus station on Bottova Street in Bratislava

Austria launches random checks close to Slovakia’s borders

Refugees are using new smuggling routes, according to the Austrian minister.

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between September 22 and October 1, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2017