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Mikloš becomes new Transport Minister

Deputy PM for Economy Ivan Mikloš was yesterday named Transport Minister to replace the fired Jozef Macejko, who has been accused of interfering in a state tender to lobby for a French train maker.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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Šumiac breaks sweat record: first sauna to be revived

The sauna built in Šumiac by miller Michal Demo after returning from Russian captivity was the first one not just in Slovakia but in the entire former Czechoslovakia. Now it can be saved and re-used.

The construction of first Slovak sauna in Šumiac

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Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between August 18 and August 27, as well as regular services in different languages, training for foreigners in English and highlights of the year.

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In central Slovakia, there is one also suitable for beginners. Here are some of the views it offers.

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This year’s exhibition has more discussions with experts and a family programme.