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Communist-era law abolished

Parliament has finally eliminated a 40-year-old law making it a crime to cast shame on the state or its highest representatives. The law was used last year by President Rudolf Schuster to sue a journalist, Aleš Kratký, for a critical editorial slamming Schuster's state-of-the-nation address. It had been criticised even in the US Congress.

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Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Blog: Why did I come here?

A group of teachers and students from the Bratislava-based school gathered to support their friend, colleague, and fellow foreigner, as she had already tried four times just to get in the door of the foreign police.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Bojnice spa fears loss of thermal water due to coal mining

The spa has turned to the EP; the mine sees claims of the Bojnice spa as not expert-based and manipulating public opinion

People enjoying hot water in Bojnice spa.