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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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EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia Photo

For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár