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Matovic Sinks Right-Wing Hopeful Prochadzka with Recording »

The potential new leader of the fragmented right-wing in Slovakia, Radoslav Prochdzka, looks set to lose his popularity after a recording was released apparently involving him asking to pay for…

22 Jul 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Government To Declare Water a Strategic Asset »

The government plans to restrict or halt the export of water, or at least put it under its own jurisdiction, as part of a legislative amendment on the protection of…

9 Jul 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Watchdog Attacks Attorney General Over Emissions Scandal »

Independent watchdog Fair-Play Alliance (AFP) is filing a criminal complaint against the Attorney General over how he closed the controversial case involving the sale of Slovakia’s emission quotas back in…

8 Jul 2014 / 6 Comments / Read More »
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Matovic Calls Prochadzka’s Bluff in Tax Dodge Affair »

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Head of the OLaNO party Igor Matovic is not letting up the pressure regarding the recently disclosed audio recording incriminating…

24 Jul 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Raid Power Giant SE in Privatisation Investigation »

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Police have raided the offices of Slovakia’s major power producer Slovenske Elektrarne to confiscate documents and evidence concerning privatisation of…

23 Jul 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

52 Cars Burnt at Holiday Resort »

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A curious case happened at the Vincov Les holiday resort in the Trnava region in Slovakia at the weekend, when…

21 Jul 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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Police Raid Power Giant SE in Privatisation Investigation »

Jaslovske Bohunice Nuclear Power Plant (c) MarkBA

Police have raided the offices of Slovakia’s major power producer Slovenske Elektrarne to confiscate documents and evidence concerning privatisation of a 66% stake in the company to Italian power giant Enel in 2006. Spokeswoman for the Ministry of Economy, Miriam Ziakova, confirmed the news for…

23 Jul 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Procurement Office Disqualifies Cartel Construction Companies »

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The Public Procurement Office has continued disqualifying several major construction companies from state tenders after they were found guilty of a cartel agreement from ten years ago, opening up the market of state orders. The authority had already struck off two of the biggest companies…

16 Jul 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Slovakia’s Economic Sentiment Reaches 3-Yr High »

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Economic sentiment in Slovakia, which has been battling with deflation since February, improved for the fourth month in a row to reach its highest peak in three years, the country’s stats office reported on Monday. The economic sentiment gauge rose to 100.7 in June, compared…

30 Jun 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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Bratislava Bans Public Drinking »

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As of tomorrow, 15 July, you should be careful if having a drink in the summer sun in Bratislava as it will now be illegal…

14 Jul 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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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 »
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KDH Demands Agreement with UK on Children Taken by UK Social Services

KDH party vice-chair Miroslava Szitova has spoken out against the practices of British social services as the number of cases of Slovak chiildren being taken into care continues to rise. Szitova pointed out how the number…

23 Jun 2014 / Read More »
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English Quiz Night is Back! Tuesday 22 July

It’s back! The World Cup is over, so Quiz Night returns to Goblins Pub on Dunajska 29 in Bratislava. We are restarting our regular series of Tuesday international trivia quizzes in English, every 2 weeks at Goblins Pub. Entry:…

21 Jul 2014 / Read More »
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Summer Bazaar at British International School

The British International School Bratislava is having a Summer Bazaar on Saturday 7th June 2014, from 10:00 – 12:30. The Bazaar gives people in the local community a chance to do something great with their unwanted goods…

6 Jun 2014 / Read More »
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BA: Internationals Bratislava beach 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 will gather together, socialize and party. It is with great pleasure to…

10 Jul 2014 / Read More »
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The Changing Face of Ryanair, Not Just Cosmetic

Most people have travelled with Europe’s number one low-cost airline Ryanair, and most also have some bad words to say about them, but without their service, most people in Slovakia would also be lost and unable…

24 Jun 2014 / Read More »
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The Marian Pilgrimage to Levoča

The pilgrimage to Mariánska hora and Levoča took place on the first Sunday of July The pilgrimage to Mariánska hora (Marian Hill) was in the sign of the Year of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows,…

10 Jul 2014 / Read More »
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Unique “Character” performer in Bratislava on Thursday

Bratislava’s “Baby Blue Banana” English comedy club takes a new direction with their next show, moving slightly away from stand-up comedy and presenting a “character act”, Wilfredo. Wilfredo is the creation of the British comedian Matt…

21 Jun 2014 / Read More »

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