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Furniture makers hit new plane

IN 2001, Slovakia's furniture industry reported positive results. Last year's sales by furniture manufacturers were Sk14.3 billion, a 31.8 per cent increase year-on-year. The number of employees working in the furniture industry increased from 9,060 to 9,992 over the monitored period, said František Šulek from the Economy Ministry.

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Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Legendary Luna bar to reopen Photo

The programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies.

Luna Bar in the Kyjev Hotel

In praise of concrete

It was once notorious for its drab tower blocks and urban crime, but Petržalka now epitomises modern Slovakia.

Petržalka is the epitome of communist-era architecture.

Safari under High Tatras Video

Marek Stolarčík from Kežmarok filmed unique video.

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