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Proposed VAT rate criticised

FINANCE Minister Ivan Mikloš has been criticised for his plans to set a flat VAT rate of 20 percent by both economy minister Robert Nemcsics and Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Peter Mihók.

Both say they would prefer a lower level of 15 percent. According to Mihók, 20 percent would be "above the pain barrier" for most customers.

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Better times ahead for the Calvary in Bratislava

The last preserved station was restored this summer.

The last preserved station of the Stations of the Cross in Bratislava

Why you need to buy a belt

On this Black Friday, with society teetering on the brink of chaos, I ask that we all do our part.

Roundup: Bratislava’s Old Market Hall hosts Christmas markets

If you have not watched the 'Dracula' miniseries, filmed in Slovakia last year, it is about time.

Bratislava’s Old Market Hall will provide visitors with Christmas vibes in the coming four weeks. Each week, from Wednesday to Saturday, people can do a little bit of Christmas shopping at the venue.

Fico admits to ties with Bödör

Former prime minister stands by his praise for the state secretary who confessed to corruption and court interference.

Robert Fico during his November 26 press conference.