Housing starts behind schedule

In the first half of 2002 5,481 new flats were built, about 30 per cent of the full-year target, making it likely that by the end of the Dzurinda government's term barely 50,000 of 56,000 promised flats will have been completed.

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Bronze sculptures of three late Slovak comedians - Milan Lasica (right), Július Satinský (left) and Jaro Filip (middle) on Lužná Street in Petržalka, Bratislava.

Weekend: Cross-country skiers hit the beach

A hike to Veľký Choč, dinosaur footprints, and a US hip hop legend. Read the latest culture and travel news from Slovakia.


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Zara Rutherford made a stop in Slovakia on January 15.

In a Slovak plane, teen pilot lands in the world record books

British-Belgian Zara Rutherford has broken two world records, but her global hunt for a tasty pizza was a failure.


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Marián Turner became the General Director of the Slovak Philharmonic in January 2022.

Slovak Philharmonic is a first-class institution people outside Bratislava rarely see perform

Marián Turner, a former flautist, has become the new Slovak Philharmonic head. His priority is to fully reopen the institution to live audiences.


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The Demänovská Cave of Peace was discovered in 1952.

People have waited decades to visit the Cave of Peace. They must wait longer

The cave needs to be cleared of rubble left behind by miners first.


20. jan
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