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Foreign bank owners content

SLOVAK banks under foreign ownership are improving the financial situation of their parent companies, according to bank analysts. Most of all the foreign owners are pleased with the revenues from differences in interest rates for savers and borrowers, and from bank charges.

Slovaks have an average personal debt of Sk1,500 (€36) compared with the EU average of Sk25,000 (€600), so banks see room for further growth.

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Old Market Hall will host Christmas Bazaar on Sunday

One of the events which presents diplomatic communities residing in Slovakia to the wider public is the traditional Christmas Bazaar, which focuses on gastronomy and charity.

Christmas Bazaar 2016

Messerschmidt created most of his character heads in Pressburg

Bratislava will name a square after the prominent artist

A replica of one head from the series Character Heads by F. X. Messerschmidt; ownership of the Slovak National Gallery

Blog: The wanderer returns home

The places you visit, people you befriend, experiences that leave their mark, they all become a part of you.

Go east for real morality, Jean-Marc Barr says Photo

The French American actor/director, who plays in a Slovak co-production film, said during a recent visit to Bratislava that eastern Europe, and other eastern countries still have what America has already and what…

Jean-Marc Barr during IFF Bratislava 2017