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Increased safety on the agenda

THE INTERIOR Ministry has asked the cabinet to release Sk50 million (1.1 million euro) to strengthen security in the country, as the situation in Iraq is creating a "tense" atmosphere, according to Defence Minister Ivan Šimko.

Šimko said: "Although Slovakia is not threatened directly, it is necessary to adopt measures in this situation, which is becoming increasingly tense around the world."

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Letters can be checked at work – but is it legal?

The recent scandal surrounding the parliamentary office opening and checking the post of MPs has opened the issue of postal privacy – which also concerns emails or text messages – guaranteed by the law.

Andrej Danko, speaker of parliament

New investor to create 500 jobs in Nitra

A company following the Jaguar Land Rover carmaker to Nitra plans to create 500 new jobs and invest €17 million.

Tha Jaguar Land Rover draws also other investors to Nitra.

Blog: A line does not always form

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.

The foreigners’ police department in Petržalka

Coalition SNS seeks mandatory 13th salary

The business sector claims that such a step would lead to speculation and slow the growth of wages.