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Eurotel profits up 23 per cent in 2001

Mobile operator Eurotel saw profit last year before tax, interest and amortisation (EBITDA) of Sk2.6 billion ($54 million), a growth of 23 per cent over 2000 and the first year since the 1997 introduction of GSM services that Eurotel has made a net profit. Competitor Globtel last year made an EBITDA profit of Sk3.7 billion, up 36 per cent from the year before.

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Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

Ballet legend Sergei Polunin will be guest of SND

The world-renowned personality of contemporary ballet will present two choreographies at the Slovak National Theatre in September.

Sergei Polunin

Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

Rules for regional elections change, which may bring some surprising victories.

One of the biggest fights is expected in Banská Bystrica Region.

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

The year round, the calendar is filled to the brim with traditional habits, happenings that seem to go back centuries.

Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.