United Kingdom: general facts

Political system: constitutional monarchyCapital: LondonTotal area: 242,500 square kilometresPopulation: 60.975 million in mid-2007Official language: EnglishCurrency: pound sterlingNumber of British citizens living in Slovakia: about 1,000

Political system: constitutional monarchy
Capital: London
Total area: 242,500 square kilometres
Population: 60.975 million in mid-2007
Official language: English
Currency: pound sterling
Number of British citizens living in Slovakia: about 1,000

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Teachers trust conspiracy media, they think the government is not handling the pandemic well

One-third of teachers think the coronavirus vaccination is a preparation for implanting chips, recent poll shows.

The school in Trenčianske Stankovce.

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Overview of news from Monday, October 19, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič announcing some details about nationwide testing on October 18.

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PM Igor Matovič shows the antigen testing kit that should be used in the nationwide testing project in Slovakia.

The best concert I have ever heard was in Bratislava, says Dutch ambassador

Ambassador Henk Cor van der Kwast cycles with Slovakia's mayors and loves the Slovak capital for its rich music history.

Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok, centre, with the Embassy team, including Ambassador Henk Cor van der Kwast, left of the minister, on March 15, 2019.