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Presidential hopefuls revealed in January

PRESIDENTIAL candidates will be officially known by the end of January, as speaker of parliament Pavol Hrušovský plans to announce the presidential elections early next month.

According to existing legislation, candidates are expected to submit their bids within 21 days of the election announcement.

Current President Rudolf Schuster ends his term in office in spring 2004 and new elections will be held in April.

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Here's what the across-the-board coronavirus testing should look like

The Defence Ministry introduced the basic steps of the planned testing.

Bratislava is testing special trolleybus

Public transport should become greener in the capital.

Bratislava borroved the hybrid trolleybus from the Czech city of České Budějovice for a week.

Teachers trust conspiracy media, they think the government is not handling the pandemic well

One-third of teachers think the coronavirus vaccination is a preparation for implanting chips, recent poll shows.

The school in Trenčianske Stankovce.

Ombudswoman, summer festival and a scientist. The awards for sustainable development have been granted

The Pontis Foundation awarded organisations, institutions and individuals for the second time.