Top 3 stories from Last Week in Slovakia

Bratislava prepares for food quality summit. Regional elections campaign takes shape. State budget is out now - what will it bring?

These top three stories from Slovakia are the selection of headlines from a weekly overview that subscribers of The Slovak Spectator can read or listen to.

Bratislava prepares to host some top EU politicians for the Dual Quality Food summit, while elsewhere in Slovakia, the regional election campaign is in full swing. The Finance Ministry has put forward its draft state budget for next year, along with the so-called social package that brings some major changes to the labour market.

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Railway station in Košice

Who’s the foreigner in this country now?

The virus has highlighted some differences between migrants and locals, but erased others.

12 h
Košice

News digest: Slovakia has passed the peak of the second wave, health minister says

Polish doctors will help take swabs in Slovakia this weekend. People who have had COVID can just show their positive test result.

22. jan
Rapid testing in Košice

Nationwide COVID-19 testing – and criticism – starts again

Longer ‘screening’ different to October operation.

22. jan
Ján Sýkora is an easy-going ice-hockey player who has got a great sense of humour.

Fashion brands mean nothing to me. Professional hockey player about his life in central Slovakia

In an entertaining interview, the down-to-earth ice hockey player, Ján Sýkora, talks about being a busy bee with a poor memory.

21. jan