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Internet TV to be created

THE FIRST Internet TV station based in Slovakia - www.tvin.sk - was presented to journalists in Bratislava November 15.

The TV station will be officially launched December 1, and will be broadcast for four hours per day Monday to Friday, according to its director general, Braňo Kráľ, a former reporter with the private TV station Markíza.

The new channel will focus on political and economic news, and lifestyle features, the TASR news agency wrote. It will also give regular traffic information.

The Internet TV station is planning to give viewers the opportunity to contact journalists and guests appearing in its broadcasts. "We want to link the advantages of the Internet and television," said Kráľ.

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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.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

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No Slovaks among the victims of Manchester attack so far

The representatives of Slovakia have expressed their sympathy to the families of the victims.

Police guard close to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain, on May 23, 2017, a day after an explosion.

Slovak paralympic athletes win gold and bronze at World Championship

Three Slovaks became world champions in table tennis in the TM2 category at the World Paralympic Championship in Bratislava.

L-R: Ján Riapoš, Martin Ludrovský in the Slovakia-Taiwan match at the paralympic world championship, May 19.