BUSINESS BRIEFS

Unemployment rate falls again

UNEMPLOYMENT in October fell to 16.44 per cent, the lowest level in three years, as strong economic growth continued to create new jobs. The jobless rate ranged from 3.03 per cent in one Bratislava district to more than 35 per cent in east Slovakia's Rimavská Sobota.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: High-profile arrests and discussion on reopening schools continues

PM Matovič proposes pilot testing for schools. Slovakia will have the very first Slovak ambassador to the EU.

PM Igor Matovič has stepped into the debate about opening the schools for older children.

Another former police president reportedly charged in a corruption case

NAKA charged eight former high-ranking police, SIS and Financial Administration officials.

Milan Lučanský

Matovič could have made comments about the US rather than Mongolia

I am proud of what has been achieved in Slovakia, says Billy Altansukh.

Older children will not return to schools before Christmas

PM Igor Matovič still wants some pupils to return, he proposed a pilot testing plan.

The school in Trebišov.