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Fears ease over EU movement restrictions

SWEDEN, Holland, Ireland and Denmark have said they will permit citizens of new EU members to work in their countries immediately following enlargement in 2004, while Great Britain plans to do so within a maximum two years of entry. Even Austria, which with Germany had been the main backers of a seven-year delay in the free movement of labour from new member countries, has said it does not expect the seven-year period to be applied by any current EU member.

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EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia Photo

For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár