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Podbrezová has record year in 2001

STEEL maker Železiarní Podbrezová has reported 2001 as its best year ever with net earnings of Sk274 million ($6 million) on turnover of just over Sk5 billion ($110 million). The firm turned out over 291,000 tonnes of steel, over 80 per cent of which was for foreign markets.

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Bratislava growing high Photo

High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava

People of Pezinok fighting against landfill again

Dispute over controversial Pezinok waste dump, which started 18 years ago, continues.

The controversial landfill site in Pezinok

Crisis ends in Danko’s defeat

Education minister steps down following Fico’s call, Danko not ruling out he might leave politics.

Former education minister Peter Plavčan and PM Robert Fico on July 24.

First Slovak woman crossed the English Channel

Before her, only six Slovak men had managed to complete the difficult swim.