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Machinery firm to arrive in Vráble

AN UNNAMED machinery firm has promised to settle in the IGP industrial park in Vráble, the park's representatives said.

According to Eva Čankyová from IGP Vráble, the identity of the firm would not be disclosed until a contract was signed, the business paper Hospodárske noviny wrote.

The IGP Vráble park currently houses Teleflex Automotive Slovakia, a plastic and metal parts processor, and the health sector company Slomedical, is expected to begin production there by March 2005. Slomedical plans to employ 500 people by 2007.

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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.

Slovakia vies for medicines agency

What chances does the country have at winning the seat of the prestigious European Medicines Agency that needs to relocate from London?

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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.

British embassy opens condolence book

The book 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.