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EMPLOYMENT NOTES

Summer doesn't bring jobs

The number of people receiving unemployment benefits grew by 5,919 (to 73,797) in June compared with May. Of the total number of unemployed 23.7% receive unemployment benefits (the remainder, unemployed for more than 6 months, receives social benefits). Of the total number of those receiving unemployment benefits, 50% are women, 21% are recent graduates and 6.6% are handicapped.

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Daughter to father: I’m going to kill you

Children are often manipulated against their parents while authorities decide about divorces and custody.

Camping in a tree? Try it in Bratislava

A creaking wooden floor and the wind swaying the branches of trees around you. Have you ever wondered how it would feel to spend a night in a tree house?

The tree-house at Kačín

Bratislava’s main railway station is getting a face lift

The derelict station still has to wait for its complete rebuild though.

The main railway station in Bratislava.

Education Ministry ready to sign for controversial project

The inspection of the procurement authority has not revealed any obstacles to signing a deal over securing better internet connection for schools, but non-governmental organisations point to unanswered questions.

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