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Slovakia vs Cyprus – 25th November 2017 in Piestany – rugby XV »

  On Saturday 25th November 2017, Slovakia will play against Cyprus, in Piestany, at 14:00, Stadion PFK Piešťany, Kuzmányho 15. It’s the participation for the European championship Conference 2 for rugby…

22 Nov 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Current Affairs

Brexit Talks Show Progress for Brits Abroad »

By Ilovetheeu

The EU and UK must ensure citizens’ rights remain a key priority and guarantee all the remaining rights of 1.2mn…

18 Dec 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Where to go in Bratislava?

The Expat

Let’s Talk About Pizza »

Pizzeria on Laurinska, long gone (c) TheDaily.SK

In Bratislava, you can get a slice or two of “meh” pizza from almost any kebab shop. You can get a slice of thin-crusted Italian goodness with rocket leaves and sundried tomatoes in Primo Amore on Kollarovo Namestie. The only problem is that such quality…

3 Jan 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Go Vote in Local Elections Says Local Expat »

Banska Bystrica Governor Kotleba's LSNS party protesting against gays in 2011 (c) The Daily.SK

See that guy walking across the zebra crossing on a red light with a carrier bag of beer who just threw the cigarette butt on the road? See that old lady holding up the queue at the post office buying scratch cards for 20 minutes?…

31 Oct 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Special Report: Skin and Bones

Future of Tissue Business In Question »

photo: Kate Willson, International Concortium of Investigative Journalists

The affair surrounding the exporting of human bones, muscle and other tissue from Slovakia to Germany to be processed into medical products raises ethical questions and points…

25 Sep 2012 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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Political Affairs Protests leading to the ousting of President Yanukovich, which kicked off the chain of events, photo: Maya Zakhovaiko

Ukraine Still Suffering, Death Toll Rises

The conflict in eastern Ukraine continues to claim lives, cause damages and generate additional humanitarian needs. In May 2017, OHCHR recorded 76 civilian casualties (eight deaths, 68 injuries), which represents 8 per cent increase comparing to…

20 Jun 2017 / Read More »
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How Slovakia Can Balance Trade, Even With Those Pesky Chinese

The Slovak Economy Ministry has encouraged a change of course in policy toward China to balance the Slovak-Chinese trade deficit. According to a recent report by TASR, 7% of Slovak imports come from China, while only…

20 Jun 2017 / Read More »
UK Forced Adoptions Protest in front of British Embassy over forced adoptions in UK (c) TheDaily.SK

UK Social Services Took 116 Slovak Children in 2012

An article in today’s daily SME details the cases involving Slovak children being taken by British social services, inclusive of the statistics, which show 46 Slovak children were taken into care so far this year, with…

7 Jul 2014 / Read More »
The Daily Diary Protesters in front of British Embassy in Bratislava, 2012 (c) TheDaily.SK

The Journalist, TheDaily and Slovak Media

Part 1 of The Daily Diary editorials It may come as a surprise to some, but I have worked in journalism in Slovakia for over 20 years. From early days compiling emerging markets digests for Reuters…

13 Jan 2017 / Read More »

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