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New flats are lacking. Should Bratislava prepare for a crisis scenario?

Red tape and resistance to developers have dried the supply of new flats.Tomáš Vašuta24. Jan 2020, at 10:42

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Various holiday destinations in one place. Bratislava hosts the biggest travel fair

Nearly 350 exhibitors from Slovakia and abroad came to Incheba.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jan 2020, at 13:38

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Environment minister resigns after a fight

László Sólymos resigned after a January 22 incident in a Bratislava restaurant.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jan 2020, at 13:34

László Sólymos

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 24 and February 2, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jan 2020, at 12:55

Irán:ci Film Festival 2020 Bratislava
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Bratislava airport will offer new destination in Russia

Planes operated by Wizz Air will fly to Russia four times a week.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jan 2020, at 12:39

Orthodox icon Virgin of Kazan is projected at the Kazansky Cathedral with a statue of Field Marshal Prince Mikhail Kutuzov on the left in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Retreat for filmmakers pops up in Bratislava

A residency project for screenwriters and directors wants to help put Slovakia on the cinematic map.Michaela Terenzani, 21. Jan 2020, at 13:41

Pop Up Film Residency networking event in Bratislava

Iconic industrial building in Bratislava may host craft brewery

Heineken is looking to ride the wave of craft beers in Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Jan 2020, at 17:39

The historical wareholuse may turn into a craft brewery and offices.

Kočner’s library opened in Bratislava

Journalists can now access the data seized during the investigation of Ján Kuciak’s murder.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jan 2020, at 13:12

Marian Kočner at the court

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 17 and January 26, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Jan 2020, at 19:45

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Giving new life to old things

Bratislava’s municipal waste management company wants to extend its re-use centre.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Jan 2020, at 18:01

OLO’s waste-collection yard at Stará Ivánska Cesta 2

Suché Mýto used to be a lively part of today’s Bratislava

Part of it was pulled down after WWII and other buildings made space for elevated crossings in the late 1970s.Jana Liptáková, 10. Jan 2020, at 13:52

Historical Suché Mýto with the St Michal tower in the background.

Hauliers strike continues for third day

PM Peter Pellegrini considers the strike political.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Jan 2020, at 0:18

Trucks blocked the streets of Bratislava again on January 9.
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Regular buses will connect Bratislava with Budapest

The buses will operate both weekdays and weekends.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Jan 2020, at 14:17

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Growth drives investment in real estate

Bratislava is getting a new downtown area.Jana Liptáková, 9. Jan 2020, at 8:41

The area of Nivy has changed into a big construction site.

The problem for Bratislava’s municipal police is a shortage of officers

New municipal officers will get €900 plus benefits monthly.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Jan 2020, at 0:02

The municipal police force in Bratislava is looking for new officers.

Railway company pays compensation for delay of some trains

Applies mostly for the reconstructed part of the railway, where trains are usually on time.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Jan 2020, at 13:47

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 10 and January 19, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Jan 2020, at 12:38

Travel cinema: Thailand (Illustrative stock photo)
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Spectacular Slovakia with almost 60,000 plays in 2019

Listen back to the 10 most listened to Spectacular Slovakia episodes.Peter Dlhopolec, 2. Jan 2020, at 13:39

Artificial snow is being made at the ski resort Vrátna Malá Fatra-Paseky, central Slovakia, on December 2, 2019.
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Top five events in Bratislava in 2019

Reconstruction of tram tracks, new developments, higher taxes, parking policy as well as new heads of municipal companies.Jana Liptáková, 31. Dec 2019, at 14:40

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Bratislava will welcome the New Year with a firework show

Other big cities either did not plan fireworks or scrapped them.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Dec 2019, at 13:51

New Year's Eve celebration in Bratislava
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