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“We are probably the only city in Europe that is building a bridge and does not yet know how it will look.”

“We are probably the only city in Europe that is building a bridge and does not yet know how it will look.”

Bratislava Mayor-elect Ivo Nesrovnal’s comments on the reconstruction of the Old Bridge.

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More aggressive COVID strain probably dominant in Slovakia. It is not necessarily bad news

Virologists report they have found that the B.1.1.7 strain, first detected in the UK, is dominant in the samples from Trenčín.

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News digest: Slovakia will receive more than 4 million vaccines

Schools will continue with distance education. Curfew will be applied on January 25 and 26 too.

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

20. jan