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Speaker of Parliament Boris Kollár holds a press briefing on June 23, 2020, in Bratislava, explaining his plagiarism.
The behaviour on display in the latest plagiarism scandal is mirrored by that of some educational institutions too. 12. Jul 2020, at 15:35
The deserted Auckland airport, New Zealand's busiest, in May 2020.
In which your correspondent inadvertently circumnavigates the globe in the middle of a pandemic. 10. Jun 2020, at 8:00
Igor Matovic, the kingmaker who became the king.
We are all struggling with the new reality. Some more than others. 15. Apr 2020, at 15:09
Robert Fico celebrates his 2012 victory.
Slovakia’s voters face some unappetising choices on 29 February. 13. Feb 2020, at 11:25
In which your correspondent is doused in holy water and discusses the economics of collective farming. 27. Jan 2020, at 20:10
Andrej Danko
Slovakia is changing, and (whisper it) some things are getting better. 27. Dec 2019, at 5:32
The idea of demonstrators waving EU flags in Westminster would have seemed faintly ridiculous before 2016; now it is a common sight at moments of parliamentary drama.
‘Who should I vote for?’ Slovak friends sometimes ask. I am in no position to offer advice any more. 2. Dec 2019, at 10:42
The long-term unemployed find it harder to return to work.
Trying to get Slovaks to look on the bright side can be tough at the best of times. In October, their tempers shorten with the days. 30. Oct 2019, at 16:46
Parking is problematic in several boroughs of Bratislava
With the city preparing to impose city-wide car parking restrictions, the character of Bratislava is about to change. 24. Sep 2019, at 15:05
This week, Slovakia marks 75 years since the Slovak National Uprising. But what was the SNP, and what is its significance? 28. Aug 2019, at 9:35
Waiting rooms are full of patients, illustrative stock photo
Getting treated in the Slovak public health care system is never less than an adventure. Some of the surprises are tiresome; many are just odd. 25. Jul 2019, at 16:05
Fried cheese has outlived socialism. Some restaurants serve it as the only vegetari-an meal.
Some level of disbelief greets my reports that Slovaks typically dine out on a hearty two-course meal every weekday lunchtime. 25. Jun 2019, at 14:54
The poorly attended circus that is the European elections is about to come to town. Enjoy the show – but don’t expect too much of the performers. 12. May 2019, at 18:43
Yellow bikes are popular in Bratislava
Bratislava’s current bike sharing scheme is something of a curate’s egg: good in parts. 24. Apr 2019, at 14:06
British PM Theresa May greets her Slovak counterpart Peter Pellegrini.
As the Brexit process lumbers on, the British seem disinclined to take heed of anyone’s views. But Slovakia could offer some advice – and even solace. 23. Mar 2019, at 17:10
The imminence of a presidential election can mean only one thing: the season of cliché and dog-whistles is upon us. 25. Feb 2019, at 18:02
D1 highway, illutsrative stock photo
What does this country stand for? Slovaks could – and should – shout a little louder about what they have achieved, and where they want to go. 22. May 2017, at 8:05
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