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EcoMin proposes energy market plan

THE ECONOMY Ministry should begin opening the country's electricity market to foreign competition at the beginning of next year, with about 20 large consumers allowed to import up to one-third of their energy needs from abroad. The ministry's plan envisages that all consumers of more than 9 GwH of electricity annually will be able to import without restrictions after January 1, 2005.

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Slow down, fashion

Most people are unaware that buying too many clothes too harms the environment.

In shallow waters, experts are expendable

Mihál says that it is Sulík, the man whom his political opponents mocked for having a calculator for a brain, who “is pulling the party out of liberal waters and towards somewhere completely different”.

Richard Sulík is a man of slang.

Poll: Smer followed by SaS, KDH also in parliament

Had the general election taken place in mid-February, the opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) would place second, and the now extra-parliamentary KDH would get nine seats.

Alojz Hlina took over at the helm of KDH

Woman who urinated on the Quran arrested, awaiting trial

Some observers believe the video might lead to increasing security risks for Slovakia.

The accused woman arrives to the court.