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United Kingdom: General facts

Political system: constitutional monarchyCapital: LondonTotal area: 242,500 square kilometresPopulation: approximately 63 million (2011 census estimate)Main language: EnglishCurrency: pound sterling

London is hosting the 30th modern Olympics(Source: SITA)

Political system: constitutional monarchy
Capital: London
Total area: 242,500 square kilometres
Population: approximately 63 million (2011 census estimate)
Main language: English
Currency: pound sterling

Topic: Foreigners in Slovakia


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Governmental campaign should bring Slovaks home from the UK

The Slovak cabinet plans to persuade its expats living and working in the UK with at least a bachelor degree to return home: a campaign offering specific jobs should help.

Young researchers, IT experts and medical staffers are needed in Slovakia, illustrative stock photo.

EU lawyers claiming the Russian annexation of Crimea as legal is a hoax

One lawyer does not mean all EU lawyers; immigrants attacking a shepherd dog and HAARP causing hurricanes in the US are hoaxes, too.

Hoax on immigrants attackign two German shepdherds and ebing bitten yb them

Co-founder and co-owner of Sme daily dies

A major Slovak entrepreneur, Peter Vajda, died in Prague on October 15. He was exceptional for his innate sense of democracy and believing in equal opportunities for all.

Peter Vajda

Šefčovič: Slovakia’s economy has grown 60 percent since joining the EU

Slovak consumers are growing economically stronger and will be an important stabilisation factor in the future

European Commission Vice-president for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič