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Foreign bank presence grows

On November 8, Citibank became the first U.S. bank to open in Slovakia, Trend reported on November 22. This year Dresder Bank, Commerzbank, and Hypo-Bank became the first German banks to enter the market. Two other foreign banks have recently opened in Bratislava: Bank Austria and Komerční Banka of the Czech Republic, Národná obroda reported on November 11.

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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.