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Roma death referred to European Court

The European Roma Rights Centre in Budapest has turned to the European Court for Human Rights in Strasbourg in the case of a Slovak Roma who died in police custody in August 1999.

Ľubomír Šarišský, 21, had been suspected of stealing a bicycle. Local Slovak police brought him to the Poprad station, where he managed to grab a gun from a policeman and fatally shoot himself in the stomach, an official Slovak police report said.

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Night life in Bratislava will not end

Councillors for the Old Town adopt new opening hours for pubs, night clubs and restaurants.

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Bratislava's art and design ateliers from the old yarn-making factory open their doors on May Day.

New premises for Cvernovka

How social networks can earn you a ticket to Germany

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New investor to create 500 jobs in Nitra

A company following the Jaguar Land Rover carmaker to Nitra plans to create 500 new jobs and invest €17 million.

Tha Jaguar Land Rover draws also other investors to Nitra.