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Half Slovaks toting and talking on mobiles

OVER 2.5 million Slovaks, or almost half of the population, had mobile phones by the end of June, according to data from mobile operators, with this 'penetration rate' to rise over 60 per cent by the end of the year.

Market leader Orange (formerly Globtel) registered 1.54 million clients at the mid-point of the year, while EuroTel had 1.05 million.

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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

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

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.

Pivobrana - Beer Festival

Have you ever climbed a via ferrata? Photo

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

Agrokomplex opens its gates Photo

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