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IRB sale to close in December

The privatisation of Slovakia's Investment and Development Bank (IRB) to Hungary's OTP Bank should be confirmed in the first week of December, Finance Minister Brigita Schmögnerová has said.

Cabinet on November 7 approved the sale of a 92.5% stake in the finance house for Sk700 million. OTP, founded 50 years ago, has market share of 23% in Hungary.

IRB posted a loss of Sk193 million for the first three quarters of this year.

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Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska

Ryanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava

The Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellations

Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules.

No fees bring higher summer roaming

EU regulation raises the volume of roaming calls and data with Slovak mobile operators .

People should pay attention on used data abroad.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness