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"Next year I will come to Slovakia not as a speaker promoting the flat tax, but as a tourist. Slovakia is a spectacular country. Next time I come I want to travel around some parts of the country by bicycle."

US billionaire and media magnate Steve Forbes, in Slovakia to promote the country's planned 19 percent flat-rate income tax plan. Forbes twice ran for the US presidency on a flat tax platform.

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Police will check overpriced EU presidency

The presidency will also be scrutinised by state auditors.

The ceremonial launch of the Slovak presidency's logo.

Inspectors to focus on firms with foreign staff

Scrutiny follows media report by Serbian journalist concerning conditions in a Galanta-based plant.

Labour Minister Ján Richter

Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.

SaS denies Russian media reports on its support of Slexit

The opposition party has objected to news in some Russian media stating that it supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, i.e. Slexit.

Richard Sulík