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Rail firms building swanky new digs

Despite annually racking up billions of crowns in losses, the country’s two state railway firms are building a new Sk500 million ($12 million) headquarters in Bratislava.

The firms say they need the new digs to house their disparate divisions under one roof, but the project has been slammed by critics who say the new government is tightening citizens’ belts while letting state officials gorge.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska adressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

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Ryanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava

The Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellations

Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules.

No fees bring higher summer roaming

EU regulation raises the volume of roaming calls and data with Slovak mobile operators .

People should pay attention on used data abroad.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

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