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Tennis ace in love match

Tennis ace Karol Kučera has finally tied the knot with his long term girlfriend and declared: "This is a new start for me".

The former top ten player, who has scored a number of famous victories, has struggled with his form in recent years.

But he claims that after his marriage to Katarína Jurčovičová, a model, he is expecting to see his ATP rankings shoot up from the current 105. He also revealed the pair were trying to start a family.

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How the national emblem appeared – including so far secret communism designs

Even Slovaks often do not know why the national emblem depicts a white double-cross, and not the Kriváň peak, or the design by artist Vincent Hložník. They also do not know why it makes a difference whether it is…

Offical Slovak national emblem and colours

Bratislava Zoo will have new wolf breeding station

One of most significant investments of the Bratislava Zoo in the year 2017 will be the building of a new wolf breeding station.

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia Photo

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 17 and February 26, including a race on old wooden sleighs, an operetta premiere, a lot of jazz, classical and rock music, and more.

Rce in krňačky sleighing, Turecká 2017

Some food really is better in Austria, study finds

EC says its role is to monitor safety, not quality – but Slovaks want the same as Austrians, says minister.

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