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EU funds not misued

The head of the Supreme Control Office public finance watchdog has said his office's investigation of an EU funds scandal this spring revealed no misuse of EU taxpayer funds in Slovakia. The final results of the study will be published October 30.

Funds from the EU were suspended earlier this year over suspicions of their mishandling by a senior government office official, Roland Tóth.

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Gov't promised transparency, deputy PM now proposes to curb it

Critics and coalition partners speak up against the proposed revision to the public procurement law, authored by Sme Rodina minister.

Štefan Holý

PCR test for new coronavirus strain made in Slovakia

Bratislava-based company develops a unique PCR test to detect the COVID-19 strain that first appeared in Britain.

Pavol Cekan developed the new COVID-19 test in Slovakia.

News digest: Flights from UK and Ireland still limited, new rules for entering Germany

Bratislava-based company develops a unique PCR test to detect the British strain of coronavirus. Education Ministry has officially confirmed schools will remain closed after January 18.

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