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Poll on 2014 presidential election

IF FORMER prime minister Iveta Radičová were to stand as a candidate in the 2014 presidential elections she could attract 33 percent of the vote, according to a poll conducted by the MVK polling agency in late June among 1,124 respondents.

IF FORMER prime minister Iveta Radičová were to stand as a candidate in the 2014 presidential elections she could attract 33 percent of the vote, according to a poll conducted by the MVK polling agency in late June among 1,124 respondents.

The poll found that Radičová would have received support from 33.3 percent of the respondents, followed by current Prime Minister Robert Fico at 30.1 percent and Ján Čarnogurský at 14.9 percent, the SITA newswire reported.

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Jourová: Fico not fully informed on all EC’s activities on double standards

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet with Fico to discuss double quality standards of foods on July 27 in Brussels.

European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová

Heatwaves to continue in Slovakia over the following days

More than 40 people collapsed due to hot weather on Thursday.

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava Video

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between July 21 and July 30, including concerts, parties, festivals, classical music, inline skating, exhibitions and more.

Analysis: Slovakia lacks competitive tourism

Neither Slovakia nor the Czech Republic are countries in which tourism could be viewed as the bedrock of their economies, an analysis by UniCredit Bank finds.

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