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Slovak referendum to help Czechs

SENIOR CZECH state officials have welcomed a proposal that Slovakia hold a referendum on EU entry next year shortly before the Czech Republic does, in the hope that the almost 70 per cent support the EU enjoys in Slovakia will boost Czech support over the required 50 per cent.

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News digest: Lockdown not out of the question, PM Matovič says

The overview of news from Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič says lockdown is still in play.

A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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The cabinet approves plan for permanent kurzarbeit

The new fund is expected to be introduced from 2022.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak