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Slovak airports face privatisation

SLOVAKIA is getting ready to privatise its two biggest airports, in Bratislava and Košice, next year. Transport

Minister Pavol Prokopovič has already held talks with managers from Austria's Schwechat Airport, who are

interested in investing in Bratislava's Milan Rastislav Stefánik Airport.

Peter Majkovič, head of the transformation department of the Slovak Airports Authority, says their privatisation,

approved by the cabinet, is on the right path.

The new law should be given teeth from November. After transforming the airports into state owned joint-stock

companies, an advisor for the selection of a strategic investor will be chosen, and finally, an international tender

will be announced.

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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