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Britain need not fear Roma exodus

ROMA officials have calmed down fears of a possible exodus of Slovak Roma to Great Britain following the lifting of the UK visa regime with Slovakia on December 18.

The Slovak daily Pravda wrote on December 15 that František Guľáš, head of the Slovak Roma Council, said that Roma from the east of the country knew well that they have zero chance of being granted political asylum in the kingdom.

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News digest: Pilot testing deemed successful

Coronavirus affects bus connections, gastronomy businesses send an open letter to the prime minister. Take a look at the latest in our news digest.

PM Igor Matovič presents the results of the pilot nationwide testing on October 26.

Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.

No balanced budget for next three years, this time due to COVID-19

2021-2023 general government budgets lack consolidation measures.

Finance Minister Eduard Heger