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Focus: Smer tops February poll

THE OPPOSITION party Smer would have won a general election with 17.6 per cent support from voters had it been held in early February, according to an opinion poll released by the agency Focus February 24.

In second place came the opposition Movement for a Democratic Slovakia with 16.5 per cent support, followed by PM Mikuláš Dzurinda's Slovak Democratic and Christian Union, garnering 13.2 percent of popular support.

The survey was conducted from January 29 to February 10 on a sample of 1,862 respondents.

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LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

Blog: 5 things you should do on your visit to the north of Slovakia Photo

Here is a list of tips by an experienced tour guide - including things you have probably not tried before.

Bratislava growing high Photo

High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava