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For the first time, the 22nd year of the Association of Contemporary Theatre Award went also to a project which got massive support from those voting but did not fall into any of the categories.
The reason is a vulnerability in the chips that are used in Slovak ID cards
Ex-TV Markiza head and former politician Pavol Rusko was arrested as a murder suspect
Half of Slovaks have positive view of Slovakia’s EU membership
Winter flight schedule for Bratislava Airport starts on Sunday
Governors and regional councils decide about health care, education and road management.
While the prime minister has called extremist Marian Kotleba “evil” in the long term, the wife of the new head of the anti-corruption office heads Kotleba’s HR department.
The Slovak unemployment rate in September continued to fall to new historic minimum levels, despite the traditional influx of secondary school leavers, according to an analyst.
The electrically-powered bicycle, claimed as the first in the world by its producer, costs the same amount as a new passenger car.
Historical former watchman’s cabin has been reconstructed to house the new centre for visitors near a tourist attraction.
The One World festival chose the documentary about Islam and migration as its Slovak winner while the audience, on the other hand, chose the documentary about giving birth in Bratislava-based maternity hospitals as their favourite.
The fatal accident of the van carrying Slovak caregivers has opened a discussion on how these women work and live. The job agencies abuse both the drivers and the caregivers, a former caregiver in Austria, Angelika Horňáková, claims.
It is pointless to talk about the wins and losses of Czech political parties - the one who lost is the Czech Republic.
The smallest region in Slovakia has several specifics affecting various fields that will have to be addressed by respective regional authorities.
Hoaxes that have appeared on the internet in Slovak over the past two weeks
“Liquid gold” from Slovak apiary cleaned out awards at the Apimondia contest in Istanbul.
It would take too long to list all the crazy distortions the international media presented about Central Europe and the Czech election campaign this week.
The property deed was in bad shape after 533 years.
After the capital, three places in the Bratislava Region – Stupava, Senec and Budmerice - will get to see one piece from the festival of modern visual art that attracted hundreds of thousands.
The aim of the project is to create a place where respect for the deceased and respect for nature interconnect.
The economy minister has already replaced its management
Eset protects Chrome users from unwanted software
The Slovak National Party came up with the idea last year
But the Health Ministry claims the patients do not have to fear the changes.
The Bratislava regional authority turned its attention to the Adelais Clinique one year ago, following complaints of health complications by some patients.
Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 20 and October 29, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.
Despite a mounting list of scandals Andrej Babiš, the billionaire ex-finance minister of Slovak origin, and his ANO party remain the frontrunners in the Czech Republic’s October 20-21 general election.
Constitutional Court decided in favour of National Memory Institute which included Andrej Babiš in its list of communist secret service confindants.
Open letter of Theresa May to EU citizens in the UK.
Voters’ indifference affects regional votes - Can Slovaks be lured back from Britain? - Petit Press majority owner dies
It is definitely good news that at least one emblematic scandal did not end in vain.
Part of it will be a traditional granary.
The post is very popular on Facebook.
The Defence Ministry considering a change of law.
Entrepreneurs complain that needless bureaucracy discourages them from further investments and growth.
Doctor boasted about slapping a mother-to-be to calm her down, now losing his job.
The case is still not concluded. The Supreme Court will have to deal with the appeal of ex-ministers; the case of embezzlement by the non-licensed banking institution of Jozef Majský has also become protracted.
Eighteen electric buses will be deployed by next June at the latest
The Operalia Banská Bystrica 2017 festival which has changed its date and also moved indoors will be opened by the local State Opera and its Traviata, conducted by Lorenzo Tazzieri.
The amendment should secure greater protection from speculators for farm and forest land .
The adoption of the Kigali amendment to the Montreal Protocol should reduce the global temperature by 0.5 °C.
State administration bodies should observe certain principles when closing deals with lawyers, parliament agreed.
The engineering plant from Krupina, which until recently has been controlled by the Slavia Capital financial group, may be involved in the trade.
The facelift of the underpass crossing should be completed by summer. Fate of nearby Istropolis still not known
The recent Bratislava summit raised some suggestions on solving the problem, but it will be a long process.
The town in western Slovakia ended a project connecting two education paths, offering a route full of sites of interest.
Former construction ministers of the SNS party have received years in prison for the scandal surrounding the infamous bulletin-board tender. The other three defendants, ministry officers, have been acquitted.
The newly set-up committee meant to prepare a law on the more detailed property disclosures of politicians is headed by ex-minister Martin Glváč from Smer, who is refusing to publish details of his assets.
A cross-border bridge connecting these two countries over the Danube River – through the towns of Komárno and Komárom – will fill the gap and insufficient capacity.
The wizard sport, fighting for its status in the real sports world, has won the hearts of some Slovaks.
The country is below the European average in savings but this could change for the better in the future.
The record fraud was based on fictitious high expenses for advertising; they divided the differences among themselves in cash.
The girl with seven names saw the first public execution in Korea aged seven.
Magdaléna Rybáriková improves her position in the WTA ranking.
Some signature codes could potentially be abused, but the Interior Ministry stresses the risk is still only theoretical.
On weekends, the path in the tree-tops causes kilometre-long traffic jams.
The theft in the ammunition depot was not used for arming extremists or terrorism.
The airport prepares several changes for its winter schedule.
The Bratislava-based university ranks among 2.4 % of worldwide best universities, according to the Centre for World University Rankings.

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