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COMPILED BY TOM NICHOLSON FROM PRESS REPORTS

Dzurinda trust rises on election win

A poll by the Statistics Office has found that the voter trust rating of Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda, returning to office following a four-year term, shot up in October from the month before to put him in second place behind opposition maverick Robert Fico. Dzurinda rose from 9.3 per cent support in September to 16.5 per cent in October following parliamentary elections. Fico, meanwhile, slipped from 21.5 per cent to 17.0 per cent in the same time, while opposition HZDS party leader Vladimír Mečiar dropped from 19.7 to 14.7 per cent.

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Blog: Why did I come here?

A group of teachers and students from the Bratislava-based school gathered to support their friend, colleague, and fellow foreigner, as she had already tried four times just to get in the door of the foreign police.

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

Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

Teachers and scientist support anti-corruption march

They praise the activities of students who may change the current state of corruption.

Organisers of the first student protest, Karolína Farská and Dávid Straka.

Bojnice spa fears loss of thermal water due to coal mining

The spa has turned to the EP; the mine sees claims of the Bojnice spa as not expert-based and manipulating public opinion

People enjoying hot water in Bojnice spa.