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Transpetrol shares again blocked

A court has issued another injunction against the handling of shares in state-owned crude oil pipeline firm Transpetrol, tying the hands of the Economy Ministry, which wants to privatise a 49% Transpetrol stake by the end of the year. The injunction stems back to a 1994 dispute over unpaid taxes.

The sale of the pipeline operator is seen as a key step in the full liberalisation of Slovakia's energy market.

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Cabinet agrees on COVID screening

More details will be presented tomorrow.

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More tips for outings in Bratislava during the lockdown

Walks along the Danube bank offer a feeling of being far from the city rush.

This place, part of Ovsištské Lúky (Ovsište Meadows) in Petržalka, is still Bratislava.

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A man wearing a face covering sits in an armchair on the snow-covered Main Street in Košice on January 13, 2021.

Police investigate surveillance of journalist, IPI calls for utmost seriousness

Police launch criminal prosecution after Denník N reporter said she was followed and opposition MP Robert Fico wrote about her private life.

l-r: Head of Let's Stop Corruption Foundation Zuzana Petková, journalist Monika Tódová, journalist Adam Valček, and Xénia Makarová of the Let's Stop Corruption Foundation