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Budget tax income higher than expected

THE 2002 state budget's overall income from taxes was 4.8 per cent higher than predicted, with corporate taxes over 22 per cent above target, in what government officials called a vindication of the principle that lower tax rates would increase budget tax income.

Corporate taxes were cut to 25 per cent, effective last year, drawing claims that the budget would suffer.

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EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

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No Slovaks among the victims of Manchester attack so far

The representatives of Slovakia have expressed their sympathy to the families of the victims.

Police guard close to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain, on May 23, 2017, a day after an explosion.

Slovak paralympic athletes win gold and bronze at World Championship

Three Slovaks became world champions in table tennis in the TM2 category at the World Paralympic Championship in Bratislava.

L-R: Ján Riapoš, Martin Ludrovský in the Slovakia-Taiwan match at the paralympic world championship, May 19.

It's not your Slovakia, Bystrica protesters told Kotleba

President Andrej Kiska spoke to the crowd at the protest gathering, asking Slovaks what kind of country they want to have.