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HZDS wants new faces

VLADIMÍR Mečiar, leader of the opposition Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS) party says that at least one third of the party's 150 candidates for September elections will be women, and that the party is focused on bringing under-30 year olds into its ageing ranks.

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News digest: Lockdown not out of the question, PM Matovič says

The overview of news from Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič says lockdown is still in play.

A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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The cabinet approves plan for permanent kurzarbeit

The new fund is expected to be introduced from 2022.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak