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EU entry supported by 65 per cent

A EUROBAROMETER survey measuring attitudes to the EU in candidate countries has found that 65 per cent of Slovak respondents would vote in favour of EU entry if a referendum were held today, while 11 per cent would be against. Fully 87 per cent of Slovaks know that the country is applying for EU membership, while 9 per cent have never heard about it.

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When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Austria launches random checks close to Slovakia’s borders

Refugees are using new smuggling routes, according to the Austrian minister.

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Unemployment rate continues to decline

The still steeper fall in unemployment could be curbed by the type of jobseekers, analysts opine.

Carmakers have already complained about the lack of qualified labour.

Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.