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HZDS stalwart leaves party and parliament

JOZEF Kalman, a member of parliament for the opposition HZDS party, has given up both his seat in the legislature and his party membership to launch a new left-wing party.

Kalman denied the move had been pre-arranged with HZDS leader Vladimír Mečiar to give the HZDS potentially another party after elections with which to form a government.

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Camping in a tree? Try it in Bratislava

A creaking wooden floor and the wind swaying the branches of trees around you. Have you ever wondered how it would feel to spend a night in a tree house?

The tree-house at Kačín

Bratislava’s main railway station is getting a face lift

The derelict station still has to wait for its complete rebuild though.

The main railway station in Bratislava.

Wizz Air: Luggage changes have to wait until we train our staff

Clients of the Wizz Air airline will no longer have to pay for bigger hand luggage with a new service to be launched in late October.

Highways do not solve problems in hunger valleys

Recent analysis says that districts also need quality human capital, but the transport minister questions the results.

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