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Analysts: US tariffs not a threat to Europe’s economy for now

A possible hike in tariffs on cars may hurt Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Jun 2018, at 0:49

Lack of political courage cost us money last week

Three years after the worst of the Greek crisis, Europe has done little to address the roots of eurozone problems.Benjamin Cunningham, 4. Jun 2018, at 9:44

Finance Minister Peter Kazimir

Slovaks’ debts increase the most in the EU

Central bank report finds that the debts of Slovaks increase the most in the European Union, planning measures to tackle the situation.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. May 2018, at 13:31

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Slovakia's bathing water lacks in quality

Only slightly more than half of bathing sites are of excellent quality.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. May 2018, at 13:27

Zlaté Piesky lake offers a lot of opportunities to enjoy the summer.

6 percent of Slovaks lived in another EU country

According to a recent Eurostat data release, the number of EU citizens at a productive age living in another member state has been growing.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. May 2018, at 13:57

Czech Minister: We cannot automatically rule out extremist proposals

Politicians only pretend to solve citizens’ problems and I cannot do this, outgoing Czech Foreign Minister Martin Stropnický tells Sme.By Matúš Krčmárik28. May 2018, at 10:45

Outgoing Czech Foreign Minister Martin Stropnický

Pro-EU voters vote for anti-EU governments

This phenomenon is no longer limited to Central Europe.Benjamin Cunningham, 25. May 2018, at 17:30

Hungarian and foreign students took to the streets of Budapest to support CEU.

Slovaks not interested in EP elections

But support for the EU is on the rise.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. May 2018, at 23:32

European Parliament, illustrative stock photo

How will the new EU budget impact Slovakia?

The country will have to prepare for the changes proposed in the new EU budget. Its focus on subsidised areas is part of it.Radka Minarechová, 10. May 2018, at 17:12

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Culture and quizzes: How Bratislava celebrated Europe’s birthdayPhoto

Visitors can learn more about all EU member states.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. May 2018, at 13:06

Third consecutive candidate for EGC judge rejected

The EU General Court in Luxembourg rejected the third Slovak candidate in a row, allegedly due to his professional skills among other reasons.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. May 2018, at 22:49

Ivan Rumana

Slovakia second best European country to raise a family

Switzerland came in last place.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. May 2018, at 7:50

New EU budget: less for structural funds and agricultural policy

The European Commission also plans to condition the drawing of EU money for 2021-2027.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. May 2018, at 0:05

European Parliament, illustrative stock photo

Slovakia celebrates 14 years in EU

Slovakia became part of the European Union on May 1, 2004 along with nine other countriesCompiled by Spectator staff, 2. May 2018, at 14:02

EU funds will be allocated according to different criteria

Slovakia has benefited greatly from EU subsidies in the past but that may change in the future.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Apr 2018, at 22:57

Milan Nič

Will rum-flavoured spirit change taste?

Slovak rum gets temporary exemption from EU cancer-related banCompiled by Spectator staff, 23. Apr 2018, at 22:10

The local rum-flavoured spirit is popular in Slovak pubs as well as kitchens.

I have never seen a France like this

Unlike the populists Macron offers a positive vision of where politics and Europe can go.Benjamin Cunningham, 20. Apr 2018, at 18:55

Emmanuel Macron

Our shared values are the cement of the European Union. Let us defend them!

Political evolutions in our countries have shown than we need more than ever to reassert our shared commitment to the respect for rule of law and of human rights, writes Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister…Didier Reynders4. Apr 2018, at 6:30

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Blog: Slovakia needs its Macron

"For a Decent Slovakia", where next ? Reflections from a Brit living in Slovakia.Alan Gillman18. Mar 2018, at 11:42

For Decent Slovakia, protest in Lučenec on March 9.

Slovakia and central-European region to receive millions from EU

A new special fund founded by the European Investment Bank is expected to increase capital investments for SMEs in central Europe.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Mar 2018, at 22:36

L-R: President of the International Investment Bank Nikolai Kosov and Deputy Chairman of European Investment Fund, Hubert Cottogni.