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KDH still hot on Slovak sovereignty

THE RULING coalition Christian Democrats said February 20 they were disappointed with cabinet's response to Budapest's controversial status law, and said the party may move forward in submitting a tough bill protecting Slovak sovereignty to parliament. The draft, among other things, would allow the Interior Ministry to have organisations helping to carry out the status law in Slovakia banned.

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Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

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

President Andrej Kiska

Arca Capital enters the banking sector

Czech and Slovak financial group acquires a majority share in Austrian private bank Wiener Privatbank.

Bank, illustrative stock photo

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.