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  1. Hyperloop promises free ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Slovak Spectator

    Slovaks may travel from Bratislava to Vienna in a tube-based travelling system at 1,200 kilometres per hour, shortening the journey time from about an hour to eight minutes, already in few years. Moreover, the travelling might be for free, Bibop G. Gresta of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies told the Hospodarske Noviny daily.

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  2. Gracefulness of mortuaries restored and shownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Slovak Spectator

    Mortuaries, or relics connected with the deceased, need not be necessarily morbid or dark - they can be very decorative and bear a lot of information, as an exhibition of SNM shows. The Restored Gracefulness of Mortuaries is a unique collection whose fundaments were given by the noble family from RadvaAS, near BanskA Bystrica, called RadvanskA1 2s.

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  3. Tatra village named after the river that never freezesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Slovak Spectator

    The village Spisska Teplica is named after a river that never freezes and has been referenced since the thirteenth century. The village of Spisska Teplica is located in the immediate vicinity of the district town Poprad in the southern edge of the Poprad Basin.

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  4. This is the moment to get TTIP done this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Slovak Spectator

    Negotiations over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership are about to be wrapped up, still during the Slovak EU Council presidency. The Slovak Spectator spoke with the US Embassy's Charge d'Affaires, Liam Wasley, about the shape the TTIP deal is taking and about how the talks will be influenced by the recent Brexit vote.

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  5. Special Envoy Hochstein Travels to Bratislava for Meeting of EU Energy Ministers and to AthensRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Las Vegas Newstrip

    On July 13th and 14th, Special Envoy Amos J. Hochstein will travel to Bratislava, Slovakia and Athens, Greece. In Bratislava, the Special Envoy will participate in an informal meeting for EU energy ministers being held in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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  6. Czech air force to be commanded by SebestaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Prague Daily Monitor

    Former helicopter pilot Brigadier General Jiri Sebesta, 53, will replace Brigadier General Libor Stefanik in the post of Czech air force commander in the days to come, daily Pravo wrote on Monday. According to his CV, he has flown almost all types of the helicopters the Czech military used in the past 30 years.

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  7. Hollande to embark on tour to reinforce EU-27 tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | EurActiv.com

    French President Francois Hollande will shortly be embarking on a European tour in a bid to reinforce ties between EU member states following Britain's referendum to leave the Union. The French president will be visiting Portugal on 19 July, the Czech Republic, Austria and Slovakia on 20 July and Ireland on 21 July 19-21, in order to follow up on work already started with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, and give a "new impulse to Europe at 27", says a communique released by the French Presidential Palace, the Elysee.

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  8. Tourists met in the battlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Slovak Spectator

    The second tourist hike up the hill Hodosik was attended by about thirty enthusiasts, as reported by Miroslav Bober, Head of Department of the Cultural Center in the village Stakcin. "That place is a memory that the First World War was nothing good.

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  9. I was promised Wi-FiRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | The Code Project

    I just got back from a week vacation on a senior cruise along the Danube . My parents invited my grandparents and me, so that was a three generation vacation! Extra awesome since my grandma went with my parents and me for 16 years, but a few years ago she grew old, tired and afraid .

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  10. New routes to Slovakia and Lithuania from Leeds Bradford AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Ilkley Gazette

    Robin Kiely, from the airline, said: "We are pleased to launch two more new routes from Leeds Bradford to Bratislava and Vilnius, as part of our winter 2016 schedule, which will deliver 1.1 million customers p.a. and support 825 jobs at Leeds Bradford Airport, as we grow by over 20 per cent. These twice weekly services will be popular with both leisure and business customers and we look forward to continuing to grow both traffic and jobs at Leeds Bradford Airport."

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  11. Ryanair adds new routes at Leeds Bradford AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    The Irish airline will now fly to Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia, and Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital, from the Yeadon site. Ryanair's Leeds Bradford winter schedule now includes two weekly flights to Gran Canaria and two to Warsaw in Poland.

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  12. Voderady outlet awaits new investorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Slovak Spectator

    The One Fashion Outlet 1 company, which owns the first outlet in Slovakia situated in Voderady , will soon start the restructuring process, the Hospodarske Noviny daily reported. In the beginning, the expectations were high and the idea was to open a kind of Slovak Parndorf centre, i.e. the outlet offering well-known brands for favourable prices.

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  13. Slovakia to change rules for land acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia will accept the critical comments from the European Commission and change the rules on foreigners acquiring land adopted by former agriculture minister Lubomir Jahnatek in 2014, the Sme daily reported. Under the current rules, people are entitled to acquire agricultural land if they have been active in agriculture production for at least three years and must have a residence permit in Slovakia valid for at least 10 years.

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  14. Largest mass-scale event in Slovakia is Levoca pilgrimageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Slovak Spectator

    Neither a folklore performance nor a traditional rock festival is the most mass visited event in Slovakia. Every year, about half a million people come to the Marian Hill - MariA nska hora - in LevoA a during two days of pilgrimage.

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  15. Juncker: We are not at war with Slovakia, we are friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker sought to downplay the impression that tensions are building as a result of the push of member states, under the leadership of the Slovak presidency which started today , to repatriate powers at the expense of the Union's institutions. Juncker and Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico appeared before the press in Bratislava, following bilateral meetings held between the College of Commissioners and the Slovak government.

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  16. Brussels to get a taste of Slovak cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia will present itself during its first presidency over the Council of the European Union not only with diplomatic events, but also with a rich cultural programme composed of music, dance, theatre, film, design and artistic performances and exhibitions. The events are planned to be held within the country, and also in other states where it has diplomatic representation or cultural institutes.

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  17. Five embarrassing European upsets Scottish sides will be wanting to avoid a repeat ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Daily Record

    ARTMEDIA Bratislava. FBK Kaunus. Vaduz. All names that live in Scottish football infamy and make supporters of the national game shake to the very core.

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  18. Stalled process gains momentum as EU, Turkey open new membership chapterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkey's stalled European Union membership process gained new momentum on June 30, as a new chapter on financial and budgetary provisions was opened amid soured relations after the bloc asked Ankara to change its anti-terror laws before granting Turks visa-free travel to the Schengen area. Turkish Foreign Minister MevlA1 4t A avuAYoAYlu, EU Minister and Chief Negotiator A-mer A elik and Finance Minister Naci AAYbal joined a news conference held in Brussels on June 30 to announce the opening of Chapter 33, which usually opens when a candidate nears membership, according to Turkish EU Ambassador Selim Yenel.

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  19. Anton Safarik to become new head of SISRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Slovak Spectator

    The man to replace outgoing Jan Valko still must be approved by President Andrej Kiska, as must be also the departure of the incumbent head. Valko, in office since 2012, has asked to step down from the position.

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  20. Apollo Business Centre to be demolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Slovak Spectator

    The doomed Apollo Business Centre I in downtown Bratislava will be replaced by a new building, to be constructed by the HB Reavis Group developer. The poly-functional real estate property in the Ruzinov borough of the capital will be designed by the British studio Make Architects.

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