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EU agrees to VW Slovakia tax breaks

SLOVAKIA and the European Union have come to an agreement on tax relief provided to Volkswagen Slovakia that brings it into line with EU rules and brings the country closer to finalising an agreement on the business competition docket of pre-entry talks.

A deal on the aid provided to US Steel Košice remains to be found before the docket can be closed.

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Emergency declared in Prešov after Sunday storm Video

A powerful storm swept through the city on July 23.

Strong storm hit prešov on July 23.

Slovak water slalom racers won seven medals

Young Slovak talents made the hearts of sports fans race with their performance at the World Championship in water slalom.

Marko Mirgorodský

Austrian Ambassador: The normalisation of our relations has grown

Most people want the EU to exist in the future – we just have to mobilise this majority and not take things for granted, says Austrian Ambassador to Slovakia Helfried Carl in an interview with The Slovak Spectator.

Austrian Ambassador Helfried Carl

Fico for better fish fingers

It’s true that in the past four months, Mr Fico has been comparatively less busy than his Visegrad Group partners.

Austrian fish fingers angered PM Fico.