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No new EMU members until 2007

THE HEAD of Germany's central bank, Ernst Welteke, has said countries aiming to enter the European Union should not expect to become members of the European Monetary Union (EMU) before 2007.

Slovakia is among 10 countries expected to be invited to join the EU in 2004. The government has vowed to meet the EMU's tough economic targets three years later.

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Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.

Slovaks in the UK do not have to fear Brexit

Brexit itself should not impact the position of Slovaks in the UK, an interim agreement between the European Union and Great Britain suggests.

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Russians win the Tatry Ice Master 2018 Video

Ice-sculptors worked with a massive 50 tonnes of ice on the weekend of January 12-14; their sculptures remain on display.

The ice scupltures at Hrebienok, Tatry Ice Masters

The Bratislava airport has competition in Vienna

The airport in Vienna, only about 60 kilometres from the Slovak capital, gains 17 new low-cost airliner flights.

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