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Nationalists Attack Interior Minister Over Dual Citizenship »

The recent decision of the Ministry of Interior to allow those stripped of their Slovak citizenship to get it back, subject to proof of permanent residence abroad, has enraged the…

20 Jan 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Current Affairs

Slovakia’s Overpriced Motorways, Here Comes Another »


An article in today’s daily Pravda looks at the inflated costs of building a motorway bypass around Bratislava, pointing to…

29 Jan 2015 / 2 Comments / Read More »

BA: Cyclists Rally to Give Blood »

How safe is a blood transfusion? (c) Rama

Blood is one of the most precious liquids, as it saves life. NTS – National Transfuse Station regularly struggles with…

28 Jan 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Watch Out for Ransomware Virus CTB-Locker »


Everyone should be cautious and aware of a computer virus that is taking victims also in Slovakia, according to recent…

26 Jan 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Parking Chosen Over Archaeological Findings at Castle »

Bratislava Castle (c) TheDaily.SK

There has been a public outcry against the planned garages to be built at Bratislava Castle as it will mean the destruction of one of the rarest archaeological findings in Central Europe. Previous objections of archaeologists and others were not heeded, however, with the disputed…

8 Dec 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »

Fly Niki To Launch Shortest International Flight in World; Bratislava-Vienna »

Bratislava Airport © The Daily.SK

Austrian airline Fly Niki will be launching new flights from Bratislava from April 2015 [CORRECTED], including the shortest international commercial flight on the planet, between Bratislava and Vienna. The trip, which should only take about ten minutes of flight, will be operated six times a week and…

5 Dec 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »

Government Passes Bogus Procurement Amendment »

Slovak Parliament (c) Tibor Macak, The Daily.SK

With shouts for change on how state contracts are dished out to suppliers with hidden owners, the government took it on itself to change the Public Procurement Act, but the amendment, given green by 84 MPs, changes nothing of the big picture, with anonymity still…

4 Dec 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »


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Thousands Take To Budapest Streets Over ‘Internet Tax’

Thousands of people took to the streets in Budapest on Sunday to protest against Hungary’s proposed internet tax. Although there were conflicting reports of the precise numbers involved, according to reports the crowd (which included those…

27 Oct 2014 / Read More »
Essential pipelines (c) Jarle Vines

Oil Pipeline May Run Through Petrlzalka, Bratislava

The long-debated route for a new oil pipeline that has been threatening the protected nature reserve of Zitny Ostrov has still not been decided on, but information leaked by daily Hospodarske Noviny may appease environmentalists, who…

7 Oct 2014 / Read More »
Bratislava Quiz night at Goblins Pub

Tuesday 27th – BA English Quiz Night

It’s that time again, when we gather to test our wits for the English Quiz Night at Goblins! Make sure to reserve your table early! just call Goblins on 0948582362 to make your reservation. We continue…

23 Jan 2015 / Read More »

Internationals Bratislava Welcome Back Party

Just back from winter holidays? Missing the Internationals Bratislava atmosphere? Then it is the right moment to recharge your batteries at a new International party organized by the organization Internationals Bratislava’. When you arrive each person…

9 Jan 2015 / Read More »
The Expat Romana Schlesinger at the forefront of gay rights in Slovakia (c) The Daily.SK

No Freedom Till We’re Equal, Slovakia’s Referendum

The upcoming referendum on the tightening of the legal definition of ‘family’ in Slovakia is a political issue that is causing much public discussion. The interesting aspect of this discussion is that the scope for balance…

23 Jan 2015 / Read More »

Internationals Bratislava Christmas Party

Ready for a surprise? For one night, in little Bratislava there is a cosmopolitan event where people from over 90 countries and six continents gather together, socialize and party. It is with great pleasure to announce…

8 Dec 2014 / Read More »
Culture music-concert

BA Concert: Gonsofus and Serpico Acoustik, Friday 9th

Gonsofus is an interesting musical project which mixes various genres such as reggae, rock, funk, ska and afro-beat and combines it with vocals in different languages. Their music, played by a two-man band, has a solid…

7 Jan 2015 / Read More »
Eurovea shopping centre, Bratislava

Christmas From a Slovak Perspective

In Slovakia, the period of Christmas starts after All Saint´s Day. This is the time when cities, villages and shops are decorated. The most common decorations are the Christmas trees which must be present everywhere, just…

22 Dec 2014 / Read More »

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