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Over 2,000 signatures in condolence book

By the end of Friday, over 2,000 people had signed a book of condolences for the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States. The book had been made available at the Foreign Ministry since the day before. It was signed by Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda, Foreign Minister Eduard Kukan, President Rudolf Schuster, politicians from all parties and ordinary citizens, many of whom had to wait over an hour in line. Ministry officials could not say whether the book would remain in Slovakia, or be sent to the US.

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EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

Vote-buying scandal lands village mayor in court

Some Roma claiming the mayor of Gemerská Poloma, Miroslav Michalka was buying votes, have changed their testimonies.

Stanislav Kučerák (blue shirt) is a key witness in the vote-buying case.

Police president refuses the proposals of students

He turned down their suggestions for a public debate but invites them to talk about corruption at the Police Corps Presidium.

Police President Tibor Gašpar

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.