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Highway construction falls behind

CABINET is behind schedule on the construction of Slovakia's highway, with only a 6.4 kilometre-long strip likely to be completed before September elections. Several highway projects have been postponed until next year while the biggest project, Branisko tunnel, will be completed next year at the earliest.

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News digest: Slovakia opens more testing sites

Slovaks smoke less than 10 years ago. Former tennis player who skipped the vaccination line helped at a hospital.

Journalists' dilemma over the case of the charged Jaroslav Haščák

Investigative reporter Adam Valček writes about what he learned during the Kuciak murder trial and how it applies in the case of the charged co-founder of Penta.

Jaroslav Haščák

Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.