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Drought threatens crops

A RECORD dry spell in the east of Slovakia is threatening spring crops and has brought ground water supplies to dangerous lows, say regional officials.

Košice city has seen only 56 millimeters of rain this year, the least in the past 100 years, as a high pressure zone over Ukraine has prevented the arrival of the usual spring showers.

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News digest: Slovakia opens more testing sites

Slovaks smoke less than 10 years ago. Former tennis player who skipped the vaccination line helped at a hospital.

Journalists' dilemma over the case of the charged Jaroslav Haščák

Investigative reporter Adam Valček writes about what he learned during the Kuciak murder trial and how it applies in the case of the charged co-founder of Penta.

Jaroslav Haščák

Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.