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ECONOMIC BRIEFS

September jobless rate unchanged at 13.76%

Slovak September unemployment was unchanged from August at 13.76%, the Labour Office said in a statement on October 20. The Labour Office changed its methodology for calculating the unemployment rate at the end of last year. The rate is now based on those unemployed who are immediately available for work. In September that figure was 358,767 people.

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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.

Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships. He allegedly did not expect it and was easy with the idea he would not win.

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

Blog: Why did I come here?

A group of teachers and students from the Bratislava-based school gathered to support their friend, colleague, and fellow foreigner, as she had already tried four times just to get in the door of the foreign police.

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