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More beer down Slovak throats

SLOVAKS drank 93 litres of beer per capita last year, representing an increase in average consumption of four litres year on year and establishing Slovakia as the 10th thirstiest nation in the world.

The Czechs remain the world champions in beer consumption, drinking 159 litres per capita, followed by the Irish, who drank 151 litres per capita last year and the Germans who drank 148.

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Emergency declared in Prešov after Sunday storm Video

A powerful storm swept through the city on July 23.

Strong storm hit prešov on July 23.

Slovak water slalom racers won seven medals

Young Slovak talents made the hearts of sports fans race with their performance at the World Championship in water slalom.

Marko Mirgorodský

Austrian Ambassador: The normalisation of our relations has grown

Most people want the EU to exist in the future – we just have to mobilise this majority and not take things for granted, says Austrian Ambassador to Slovakia Helfried Carl in an interview with The Slovak Spectator.

Austrian Ambassador Helfried Carl

Fico for better fish fingers

It’s true that in the past four months, Mr Fico has been comparatively less busy than his Visegrad Group partners.

Austrian fish fingers angered PM Fico.