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Želba firm fighting for life and 1,300 jobs

INDUSTRIAL firm Želba of east Slovakia's Spišská Nová Ves is negotiating with three creditors who hold 80 per cent of its debt for approval of a business plan that will allow it to avoid bankruptcy and save 1,300 jobs. Želba's main creditors are the gas utility SPP, insurance firm Sociálna poisťovňa and corporate raiders Penta Group. The firm has already announced 260 layoffs at Siderit, an iron ore mine and processing facility.

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LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

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Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava