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Martimex active despite decline

Martimex Inc., Martin, an export-import company specializing in heavy engineering products, posted a turnover of 3.75 billion Sk ($107 million) in the first 10 months of this year, which is a 13.9 percent annual decline. In the same period, the company exported goods worth 2.49 billion Sk, a 3.2 percent annual increase. The main reason for the decline was the general crisis of the Slovak heavy engineering sector. Martimex hopes to get out of its slump by extending its activities to truck transportation, petrol fuel distribution and tourism.

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Vote-buying scandal lands village mayor in court

Some Roma claiming the mayor of Gemerská Poloma, Miroslav Michalka was buying votes, have changed their testimonies.

Stanislav Kučerák (blue shirt) is a key witness in the vote-buying case.

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.

British embassy opens condolence book

The book will be opened for two days.

Floral tributes are laid out in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on May 22 night.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

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