Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

BUSINESS IN SHORT

Slovakia ejected from food scheme

SOCIALLY disadvantaged citizens of Slovakia will not receive free food under the food aid scheme of the European Commission, after the EC excluded Slovakia from the scheme for 2013, the SITA newswire reported on October 9.

SOCIALLY disadvantaged citizens of Slovakia will not receive free food under the food aid scheme of the European Commission, after the EC excluded Slovakia from the scheme for 2013, the SITA newswire reported on October 9.

Slovakia failed to create suitable conditions to secure the safe, appropriate, and timely implementation of this programme next year, according to the spokesperson of the EC Representation in Slovakia, Ingrid Ludviková, as reported by SITA.

Slovakia will also have to return the deposit of €1.1 million that it received from the EC budget for this purpose.

Top stories

Hold onto your hats - heavy storms in Slovakia continue

Summer storms cause property damage, destroy gardens and possibly the harvest

Liberation of Mosul and the fight against ISIS

The United States, Slovakia, and the entire Global Coalition will continue to support our regional partners until ISIS has been defeated and the suffering ends.

Iraqi civilians flee their homes during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, in March 2017.

Lúčnica leader Štefan Nosáľ dies

Štefan Nosáľ, long-time choreographer and artistic director of the Lúčnica folklore ensemble, died at the age of 90.

Štefan Nosáľ and Lúčnica

Emergency declared in Prešov after Sunday storm Video

A powerful storm swept through the city on July 23.

Strong storm hit prešov on July 23.