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Slovak economy saw 8.3% growth in real prices

The Slovak economy grew by 8.3 percent in real prices last year, according to an estimate made by the Statistics Office, which increased its original estimate of GDP growth in Q4 2006 by 0.1 percentage points from the original 9.5 percent to 9.6 percent. In comparison with the same period in 2005, economic growth accelerated by 2.1 percentage points in the last three months of 2006. The Slovak economy generated a GDP of Sk438.8 billion in current prices in the last quarter of 2006.

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EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia Photo

For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

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.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár