COMPILED BY TOM NICHOLSON FROM PRESS REPORTS

EU summit begins

A crucial two-day EU summit in Brussels begins today at which the leaders of the 15 Union member states are expected to reach a deal on financing the EU’s eastward expansion in 2004.

Many EU member states are reluctant to extend both full agricultural subsidies to the up to 10 new members, and full access to ‘structural funds’ in which richer countries contribute money to help poorer nations develop.

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The big testing: When and where to show up, and what if I don't want to? (FAQ)

Here is what we know about the practicalities of the nationwide testing so far. Testing also applies to foreigners and diplomats in Slovakia.

Pilot testing in Bardejov

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.