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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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Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

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

Legendary Luna bar to reopen Photo

The programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies.

Luna Bar in the Kyjev Hotel

In praise of concrete

It was once notorious for its drab tower blocks and urban crime, but Petržalka now epitomises modern Slovakia.

Petržalka is the epitome of communist-era architecture.

Safari under High Tatras Video

Marek Stolarčík from Kežmarok filmed unique video.

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