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Slovak retail sales up 6 percent in September

Slovak retail sales rose 6.0 percent in real year on year terms in September, compared to a 4.8 percent real increase in August, the Slovak Statistical Bureau (ŠÚSR) said on November 4. ŠÚSR added that retail sales totaled 237.4 billion crowns for the first nine months of the year, a 4.6-percent increase over the same period last year.

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News digest: Who will take the swabs?

The government offers hundreds of euros to health care staff for testing. Curfew ends on Saturday for some. Take a look at testing sites and more.

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