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Parliament elects head special prosecutor

DUŠAN Kováčik was elected the head of the Special Attorney Office, which will open in September to deal with complicated corruption, organised crime, and cases with political ties.

The Slovak daily Pravda wrote that Kováčik, 42, was elected by a convincing majority of 118 of the present 138 MPs in a secret ballot held on May 12.

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Night life in Bratislava will not end

Councillors for the Old Town adopt new opening hours for pubs, night clubs and restaurants.

Cvernovka's creative talents celebrate first open day at new premises Photo

Bratislava's art and design ateliers from the old yarn-making factory open their doors on May Day.

New premises for Cvernovka

How social networks can earn you a ticket to Germany

Can a status on a social network change someone’s life? Yes, if you write humorous stories about a fictive German ambassador.

Assaf Alassaf (r) talked about his life and his book in Bratislava

New investor to create 500 jobs in Nitra

A company following the Jaguar Land Rover carmaker to Nitra plans to create 500 new jobs and invest €17 million.

Tha Jaguar Land Rover draws also other investors to Nitra.