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Cabinet delivers carmaker contracts

THE SLOVAK cabinet has delivered the state's investment contracts with the carmakers PSA Peugeot Citroen and Hyundai/KIA Motors to parliament, the news wire SITA wrote.

The Slovak cabinet approved the full disclosure of the contracts, excluding business secrets, on July 14. They should be available to deputies next week and the Economy Ministry will publish them on its website.

On June 29 parliament voted in support of an opposition draft resolution giving the government 10 days to submit all contracts between the Slovak Republic and KIA/Hyundai and PSA Citroen to parliament.

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Vote-buying scandal lands village mayor in court

Some Roma claiming the mayor of Gemerská Poloma, Miroslav Michalka was buying votes, have changed their testimonies.

Stanislav Kučerák (blue shirt) is a key witness in the vote-buying case.

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.

British embassy opens condolence book

The embassy will be opened for two days.

Floral tributes are laid out in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on May 22 night.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

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