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New EU labour authority officially launched

Slovakia’s labour minister says that the European Labour Authority can serve as a small European Commission.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Oct 2019, at 14:03

The European Labour Authority will reside on Landererova Street in Bratislava.

Bratislava's Petržalka to be extended

The new urban district of Nesto is projected to grow organically.Jana Liptáková, 17. Oct 2019, at 8:50

Visualisation of Nesto
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 18 and October 27, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2019, at 12:11

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The construction of Slovakia’s first skyscraper may start soon

Eurovea Tower, part of the Eurovea 2 project, will be 168 metres high.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Oct 2019, at 12:47

A visualisation of the Eurovea 2 project, including Slovakia's first skyscraper, Eurovea Tower
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Bratislava wants more municipal rental apartments

The capital lacks 100,000-150,000 apartments with affordable rent.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Oct 2019, at 19:03

Permanent residence business: 1,500 people registered at one flat

The practice may benefit clients after changes to parking policy in Bratislava.Jozef Tvardzík11. Oct 2019, at 11:48

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Ring road constructor will not remove materials containing asbestos

The opposition OĽaNO party claims that the contractor does what he pleases.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Oct 2019, at 13:40

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Parking changes in Bratislava’s Old Town

Residential parking cards will be cheaper; paid parking for visitors to the city centre will be extended.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Oct 2019, at 22:56

Bratislava criticised for its transport and traffic jams

Slovakia's capital ranked 84th in the 2019 Smart City Index.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Oct 2019, at 22:25

Bratislava came 84th in the 2019 IMD Smart City Index

A newly opened junction near Dunajská Lužná to ease traffic

The construction is part of the D4/R7 road project.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Oct 2019, at 22:17

Transport Minister Árpád Érsek (Most-Híd)
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 11 and October 20, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Oct 2019, at 17:55

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His paintings were sold for lots of money, but Benka dreamed of career in music

Martin Benka became Slovakia’s national treasure for his artistic craft.Anna FayPeter Dlhopolec, 3. Oct 2019, at 16:46

People attend the Martin Benka exhibition at the SOGA auction company in Bratislava on September 10, 2019
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A well-known Spanish architect redesigned Eurovea’s surroundings

The city has already greenlighted the plan, which includes more space for cyclists and pedestrians.Tomáš Vašuta3. Oct 2019, at 9:57

A design by Spanish architect Beth Galí.
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 4 and October 13, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Oct 2019, at 18:40

Bitka o Bratislavu 2018
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Only the bomb shelter will remain from the former hospital

Eset unveiled its plans to turn the former hospital into a research and innovation campus.Jana Liptáková, 1. Oct 2019, at 13:15

Eset wants to keep the bomb shelter when building its new R&D campus on premises of the former military hospital and use it in a creative way.
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UPDATED: Strong wind caused problems around Slovakia

A fallen tree killed a schoolboy in Nitra.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Sep 2019, at 13:32

A tree fell on Podunajská Street in Bratislava.
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Slovak premiere of Les Misérables reviewed by US theatre website

It is a “fresh and vital interpretation”.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Sep 2019, at 13:22

The cast of the Slovak version of Les Misérables, together with director Marie Zamora (l).

The White Night festival illuminated Bratislava

Check out the selection of pictures from the first day of the festival.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Sep 2019, at 12:54

Luke Jerram: Gaia
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White Night: People think art should be nice. It does not have to be

Art should make people react, the festival's art director Z. Pacáková says.Monika Moravčíková26. Sep 2019, at 11:37

Zuzana Capáková, 33, studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. She took up some internships in France, too. After her return to Slovakia, she decided to organise the White Night festival.
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