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Former PM Dzurinda gets Hayek Prize

MIKULÁŠ Dzurinda, the former Slovak prime minister and current chairman of the opposition Slovak Democratic and Christian Union, received the International Friedrich August von Hayek Foundation Prize at a ceremony in Freiburg, Germany on May 13. Dzurinda was awarded the prize for the fundamental reforms carried out in Slovakia during his term in office, enhancing freedoms, building a stable democracy, and eliminating bureaucracy.

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Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.

Slovaks in the UK do not have to fear Brexit

Brexit itself should not impact the position of Slovaks in the UK, an interim agreement between the European Union and Great Britain suggests.

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Russians win the Tatry Ice Master 2018 Video

Ice-sculptors worked with a massive 50 tonnes of ice on the weekend of January 12-14; their sculptures remain on display.

The ice scupltures at Hrebienok, Tatry Ice Masters

The Bratislava airport has competition in Vienna

The airport in Vienna, only about 60 kilometres from the Slovak capital, gains 17 new low-cost airliner flights.

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