Spain: General facts

Political system: parliamentary monarchyCapital: MadridTotal area: 505,370 square kilometresPopulation: 47 millionMain language: SpanishCurrency: euroSource: CIA/The World Factbook

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News digest: No disruptions at Bratislava airport

Explore a new Mexican restaurant in Bratislava or read a foreigner's hellish experience of buying a flat in the Slovak capital.


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Dubious deals between Slovak and Italian nuclear waste companies

Two contracts were concluded during Smer governments.


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Seven stages of buying a flat in Slovakia

The Slovak property market is like a swimming pool full of confused sharks.


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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Commission greenlights Slovakia’s request for €400 million

Money should arrive in mid-summer, after a committee’s opinion is delivered to the Commission.


27. jun
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