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Cabinet: No pay-out for S & L victims

CABINET has decided not to compensate 265,000 Slovaks, or according to Deputy PM Ivan Mikloš "five percent of the population", who lost money in the spectacular crash of several savings and loans funds last month. Meanwhile, the Košice regional court declared bankruptcy on the BMG and Horizont firms, allowing a bankruptcy trustee to step in and stop owners from selling off lucrative assets. Last week the S & L firms sold off three popular magazines, assets which now cannot be used to repay clients.

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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.

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.

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