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EC exempts certain food firms

THE EUROPEAN Commission (EC) has approved a list of firms that will be temporarily exempt from complying with the EU's food safety standards.

The state-run news agency TASR wrote on April 16 that a total of 12 firms in Slovakia received transition periods from the EC.

The 12 companies consist of 10 meat-processing firms, a dairy firm, and a fish-processing company.

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A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

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Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

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Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

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Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

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