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Government records 24.269 bn Sk budget deficit at end of August

The 1997 government budget deficit was 24.269 billion Sk at the end of August, with 6.3 billion Sk growth in the deficit occurring in August alone, [NEED ATTRIBUTION]. Budget revenues were 109.749 billion Sk, while budget expenditures were 134.015 billion Sk during the first eight months of this year.

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Employee of the ministry’s agency accused of corruption

If found guilty, the employee of the Agricultural Paying Agency may spend up to eight years in prison for taking a bribe.

Sagan wins first race of 2017 Video

The Slovak cyclist triumphed at the second race of the Belgian classics.

Peter Sagan

Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Legendary Luna bar to reopen Photo

The programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies.

Luna Bar in the Kyjev Hotel