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The top 5 facts you need to know about road closures in Bratislava

Closures of frequently used roads will complicate traffic in the Slovak capital.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Feb 2019, at 0:07

Traffic in Bratislava will get complicated as of February 15.

Protest gatherings will return to Slovakia one year after the murders of Kuciak and Kušnírová

The gatherings will be held under the slogan “We won’t forget! We will continue!”.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Feb 2019, at 13:56

November 16 gathering in Bratislava

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between February 15 and February 24, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Feb 2019, at 19:00

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Tesco halts its non-stop operation

The chain is responding to the work surcharges that employers have to pay employees for night and holiday shifts.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Feb 2019, at 23:44

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Best places to travel to in Europe in 2019? Bratislava is on the list!

The capital of a neighbouring country was voted first.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Feb 2019, at 13:53

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Bratislava roads will be closed again for Mike Pompeo’s visit

He will be the first US secretary of state to visit Slovakia since 2005 when Condoleezza Rice accompanied then-US president George Bush to the Bush-Putin summit.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Feb 2019, at 13:24

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Bratislava’s Polus shopping centre to get €4 million facelift

The shopping centre will have a completely new look.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Feb 2019, at 15:01

Polus City Center

Curator’s investigation leads to mystery with a loose end

The stories of artefacts in collections of galleries or museums are sometimes more interesting than the artefacts themselves.Jana Liptáková, 8. Feb 2019, at 8:10

Tiny Okimono depicting a fisherman with a boy

Bratislava will have a square named after Masaryk

It will become a self-standing part of Vajanského Nábrežie riverbank. The president’s statue stands nearby.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Feb 2019, at 22:03

Archive photo of ceremonial unveiling of the sculpture of T.G.Masaryk on October 28, 2010.

Merkel awarded for developing relations between Slovakia and Germany

The German chancellor arrived for a one-day visit to Bratislava to attend the V4 summit. She was presented with a state decoration from the president.7. Feb 2019, at 17:05

President Andrej Kiska presented German Chancellor Angela Merkel with the Order of the White Double Cross.
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between February 8 and February 17, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Feb 2019, at 19:35

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Free buses to moderate impact of traffic restrictions in Bratislava

The Bratislava bypass and the new bus station will bring traffic restrictions, increasing traffic jams by 20 percent.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Feb 2019, at 8:15

Traffic jams on Prístavný Most bridge are common.

Bratislava is preparing for the most complicated traffic restrictions in its history

Two key construction projects will restrict traffic in the Slovak capital concurently.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Feb 2019, at 8:43

Nivy Street will be completely closed for six months.
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Hviezdoslavovo Square has a peculiar history

It was not only a promenade and a place of entertainment, but people could shop, send mail or visit their tailor.Jana Liptáková, 1. Feb 2019, at 16:09

Hviezdoslavovo Square on a historical postcard
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Planes will fly from Bratislava to Moscow every day

At the same time, Pobeda airlines launched the sale of plane tickets for the summer season.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Jan 2019, at 22:54

Pobeda launched flights between Bratislava and Moscow in December 2015.

Restored Mlynica shortlisted for prominent Mies van der Rohe Award

The Mies van der Rohe Award is considered to be the most prestigious architectural award in Europe.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Jan 2019, at 12:59

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Family of collectors donates record number of art works to national gallery

The Slovak National Gallery will exhibit a portion of the works worth €3.5 million within its reconstructed premises.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jan 2019, at 22:01

Idyllic country with a lake, around 1850
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Spectacular Slovakia #20: Bratislava is like Prague, but without the crowds

You should get there before everybody else does.Michaela Terenzani, 30. Jan 2019, at 17:08

Bratislava's Blue Church
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between February 1 and February 10, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jan 2019, at 19:25

Bratislava castle

Volkswagen Bratislava restricts production due to the strike in Hungary

If the strike continues for a longer period of time, the production of some vehicles in the Slovak capital might be stopped completely, analyst predicts.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jan 2019, at 13:41

Audi Hungaria workers on strike in Győr