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Top stories from Last Week in Slovakia

Traffic jams on the D1 highway will continue - Households will pay more for electricity - Bratislava ranks number one in Europe for creative people

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

Bratislava isthe city with the highest number of people in Europe working in creative professions. So much stems from a study by the European Centre for Policy Reform and Entrepreneurship. Bratislava belongs among the most appealing cities in the EU for people in the so-called brain sector.

The Blatné intersection on the D1 highway near the capital was opened on Monday.New restrictions, however, will occur near Bratislava where a new intersection, Triblavina, is to be built in the next three years.

The new chairman of the Regulatory Office for Network Industries, Ľubomír Jahnátek, announced thatthe average household will pay several cents more for electricity per month.

Below you can listen to all the headlines from Last Week in Slovakia published on November 29.

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