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Majský was driven by MP wife on escape attempt

Following a state prosecutor’s decision to remand financier Jozef Majský in custody on charges of founding an organised crime group and fraud, the judge on the case has three days to decide whether to approve the motion.

The daily Sme has reported that a car attempting to take Majský across the border to Austria on Monday, the day he was arrested, was driven by his wife, MP Diana Dubovská. Majský had planned to fly to Israel, but was hunted down police after skipping a morning scheduled interrogation.

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Vote-buying scandal lands village mayor in court

Some Roma claiming the mayor of Gemerská Poloma, Miroslav Michalka was buying votes, have changed their testimonies.

Stanislav Kučerák (blue shirt) is a key witness in the vote-buying case.

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

British embassy opens condolence book

The book will be opened for two days.

Floral tributes are laid out in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on May 22 night.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

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