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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Top stories

So blue! Slovakia has another record in UNESCO

It is not easy to create a perfect blueprinted fabric.

Russia expels Slovak military diplomat

He must leave the country within 48 hours.

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Slovak airports have unused potential

But several obstacles prevent their growth.

The Transport Ministry will receive more funds from the 2019 budget to support the development of airports in Slovakia.

How can we improve the integration of foreigners in Bratislava?

Municipalities recognise there is a lack of outreach on the part of administrators to foreigners, but the problem goes both ways.

Several foreigners attended the latest round table hosted by the Human Rights League.