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Registered jobless rate drops

THE REGISTERED unemployment rate fell 0.54 percent month-on-month in May to 11.33 percent, 3.14 percent lower year-on-year, according to data from the National Labour Office.

The number of unemployed ready to take up a job was 293,071, which is 85,700 down year-on-year, the SITA news agency reported.

In total the labour offices registered 330,751 unemployed in May.

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High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava

LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

Crisis ends in Danko’s defeat

Education minister steps down following Fico’s call, Danko not ruling out he might leave politics.

Former education minister Peter Plavčan and PM Robert Fico on July 24.