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Jails bracing for influx of convicts

SLOVAK jails are preparing for an increased number of convicts as a result of the Justice Ministry's proposed "three strikes and you're out" measure that will send repeat offenders to jail for life without parole.

Oto Lobodas, general director of the country's prison guards organisation said that the Slovak jails that house the most serious criminals are currently filled to 70 per cent of their capacity, which leaves a lot of space for more prisoners.

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Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska

Ryanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava

The Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellations

Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules.

No fees bring higher summer roaming

EU regulation raises the volume of roaming calls and data with Slovak mobile operators .

People should pay attention on used data abroad.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness