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VW Slovakia rolls out millionth car

BRATISLAVA-based carmaker Volkswagen Slovakia produced the millionth car in its 12-year history on May 28.

The company increased its production by almost 25 percent last year, producing over 225,000 cars, and plans to increase output by a further 10 percent this year.

The company, which employs over 9,000 people, makes the Volkswagen Polo, Golf, Bora, and Touareg, and the Seat Ibiza. The possibility of expanding to include the Audi Pikes Peak is currently under discussion.

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Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

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