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Billboards may show politicians united

TO PROMOTE a positive outcome in the planned referendum on Slovakia's EU entry, Deputy Prime Minister Pál Csáky wants to produce large-scale billboards showing the heads of all parliamentary parties jointly appealing to citizens to vote yes.

Csáky admitted that having some politicians standing shoulder to shoulder could be perceived as "a bit provocative", but he believed that such a demonstration of unity towards EU entry would "definitely reach people".

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Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.

No balanced budget for next three years, this time due to COVID-19

2021-2023 general government budgets lack consolidation measures.

Finance Minister Eduard Heger

Pity the nation

Americans’ choice of president on November 3 will affect Slovaks too.

The second US presidential debate.

Extension of the tram line deeper into Bratislava’s Petržalka is closer to completion

After completion, passengers will be able to go from the very end of Petržalka to the city centre in 10 minutes.

The current tram terminal station on Jungmannova Street in Petržalka.