Gamblers head to Bratislava

January 8, 2015

BUSES with gamblers from Vienna headed to Bratislava on New Year’s Eve after the Austrian capital banned all slot machines as of January 1. Bratislava claims that its powers to regulate gamblers houses are limited.

Relatives of Jewish family who died in Auschwitz reunited with possessions

January 8, 2015

Relatives of Jewish family sent to their deaths in Auschwitz are reunited with treasured photographs and possessions found stashed in attic 9,000 miles away Surviving relatives of Holocaust victims who stashed treasured possessions before being sent to Auschwitz and their deaths have been tracked

Slovak and US Defence officials meet in Washington

January 8, 2015

Slovak Defence Minister Martin Glváč accompanied by the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces General Milan Maxim left for an official visit to the United States on January 7.

STU students develop device to monitor fitness

January 8, 2015

Students and scientific workers at the Institute of Electronics and Photonics of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) have developed a monitoring device that help track a person’s daily physical activity, communication manager of the STU Andrea Settey Hajduchova told the TASR n

RegioJet to deploy long distance buses with or without approval

January 8, 2015

Private bus carrier RegioJet wants to service the route between Bratislava and Banská Bystrica through Nitra Region despite the fact that regions failed to grant it the necessary transport license, the Sme daily wrote on January 8.

Electronic bracelets to be used for house arrest

January 8, 2015

The cabinet approved the use of electronic bracelets and other devices to monitor people under house arrest January 7, and the Ministry of Justice plans to launch a pilot project of electronic monitoring July 1.

Cabinet streamlines of investment aid approvals

January 8, 2015

THE APPROVAL process for investment assistance is to be made quicker and more efficient according to an Economy Ministry amendment to the Investment Assistance Aid Act that was cleared by the cabinet January 7.

Beblavý takes legal action against Kotleba

January 8, 2015

CITING the violation of constitutional legislation on conflict of interest for public officials, the Sieť party deputy chairman Miroslav Beblavý filed two criminal complaints against Banská Bystrica Regional Governor Marian Kotleba on January 7.

BA Concert: Gonsofus and Serpico Acoustik, Friday 9th

January 7, 2015

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 spine of percussion and live looping of various instruments.

Bratislava Indoor Flea Market This Saturday

February 5, 2015

This Saturday one of Bratislava’s best bars, Goblins Pub on Dunajska, will be hosting an indoor Flea Market event where you can bring along all your unwanted stuff and sell it to someone who wants it.


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