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Facts about the 2009 EP elections

EUParliamentary term:2009 – 2014Election days: June 4 - 7Registered voters in the EU: about 375 millionTotal seats in the EP: 736

EU
Parliamentary term:2009 – 2014
Election days: June 4 - 7
Registered voters in the EU: about 375 million
Total seats in the EP: 736

SLOVAKIA
Election day: June 6
Registered voters: over 4.3 million
Seats for Slovak MEPs: 13
Political parties and coalitions taking part in Slovakia: 17
Total number of candidates in Slovakia: 185

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Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.

Slovaks in the UK do not have to fear Brexit

Brexit itself should not impact the position of Slovaks in the UK, an interim agreement between the European Union and Great Britain suggests.

Brexit, illustrative stock photo

Russians win the Tatry Ice Master 2018 Video

Ice-sculptors worked with a massive 50 tonnes of ice on the weekend of January 12-14; their sculptures remain on display.

The ice scupltures at Hrebienok, Tatry Ice Masters

The Bratislava airport has competition in Vienna

The airport in Vienna, only about 60 kilometres from the Slovak capital, gains 17 new low-cost airliner flights.

Illustrative stock photo