NEWS BRIEFS

NGOs get foreign election money

THE OPEN Society Fund, a US-led non-government group, has approved Sk13.6 million ($300,000) in funding for pre-election projects for Slovak NGOs designed to get out the vote and make politics more transparent to the electorate.

Slovak NGOs are scheduled to receive about Sk100 million in total funding before the September 20-21 ballot.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Better times ahead for the Calvary in Bratislava

The last preserved station was restored this summer.

The last preserved station of the Stations of the Cross in Bratislava

Roundup: Bratislava’s Old Market Hall hosts Christmas markets

If you have not watched the 'Dracula' miniseries, filmed in Slovakia last year, it is about time.

Bratislava’s Old Market Hall will provide visitors with Christmas vibes in the coming four weeks. Each week, from Wednesday to Saturday, people can do a little bit of Christmas shopping at the venue.

Fico admits to ties with Bödör

Former prime minister stands by his praise for the state secretary who confessed to corruption and court interference.

Robert Fico during his November 26 press conference.