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4 hrs ago | SBWire

New Market Research Report: Wine in the Czech Republic

Czech consumers drank more still rose wine during 2013 and they continued to drink more still white wine than still red wine.

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9 hrs ago | This is The West Country

REVIEW: The Bratislava Hot Serenaders

BEAUTIFULLY attired and pitch-perfect, the Bratislava Hot Serenaders from Slovakia left their crowd gobsmacked at Taunton 's Brewhouse Theatre last Tuesday.

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13 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Hungary's MOL holds to production forecast after quarterly downturn

Hungarian oil group MOL expects to meet its forecasts of rising crude output through 2018 on the back of investments in fields including in Iraq's Kurdistan region, it said on Friday after posting a sharp drop in production in the past quarter.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Low mortgage rates make house more accessible

THE AVAILABILITY of housing in Slovakia is increasing, with people motivated to take out mortgages thanks to favourable interest rates.

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Slovak Spectator

Court cuts sentence for former SWAT team officer for robberies

THE BANSKA Bystrica District Court reduced from 13 to 12 years a prison term for former SWAT team officer Miroslav Jacko in connection with armed robberies in the house of the parents of former Slovak national football team player Vratislav GreA ko and that of lawyer JA n Smetana in 2004 and 2005 respectively.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Football.co.uk

Bruce aiming for Europa group stage

Hull City are facing a club with close links to Dutch giants Ajax for their historic first foray into European football.

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Nationalist

Holocaust survivor at Ballingarry Famine Warhouse

Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental said he had first hand experience of hunger and starvation when he addressed the Famine 1848 walk in Ballingarry on Saturday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Xinhuanet

Sonar inspection reveals bombs in river close to Bratislava center

A sonar inspection has revealed that four suspect objects are buried below the riverbed near the pillars of the dismantled Old Bridge in Bratislava, mayor of Bratislava Milan Ftacnik said at a press conference on Tuesday.

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Canadian Plastics Magazine

Magna expands interiors facility in Slovakia

In a move to accommodate new business, auto parts maker Magna International Inc. has announced plans to nearly double the size of its automotive interiors manufacturing facility in Trnava, western Slovakia.

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Slovak Spectator

Pollak calls on Slovaks to remember Roma holocaust

THE HOLOCAUST of Roma, or Poraimos, as it is known among the Roma, should not become a forgotten chapter in Slovakia's history, government's proxy for Roma communities Peter Pollak told the SITA newswire as he called on municipalities, NGOs, churches and community centres around Slovakia to remember the Roma victims of Nazism.

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Radio Prague

Czech and Slovak banks to support joint business ventures on foreign markets

The Czech Republic's Export Bank and Slovakia's Eximbank on Tuesday signed an agreement on cooperation in supporting joint Czech and Slovak business ventures abroad.

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Slovak Spectator

RegioJet to launch Kosice-Bratislava route

THE LARGEST private train carrier in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, RegioJet, will enter the national long-distance transport in Slovakia after it got permission from the state-run Zeleznice SR company.

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Slovak Spectator

Poprad-Luton airline to be resumed this autumn

PASSENGERS from northern Slovakia will be able to fly to the UK regularly, with a service connecting Poprad, in the Presov region, with London's Luton airport to be relaunched on October 28, the TASR newswire reported.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Government approves 3 million for Vratna Dolina relief

SLOVAK areas of Terchova and Vratna dolina will receive a 3-million financial aid from the state to spend on relief work after last week's landslides and torrential rains.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Diplomat: Pragmatism steers UK opinion on EU

"WE believe in sticking to rules and we are also quite passionate in our defence of our sovereignty," says Gill Fraser, ChargA© d'Affaires of the British Embassy in Bratislava, when explaining some of the roots of EU-scepticism in the United Kingdom.

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Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Mixed message on sanctions

THE JULY 17 downing of Malaysia Airline flight 17 continues to reverberate as European Union foreign ministers were still engaged in discussions about boosting sanctions on Russia when The Slovak Spectator went to press.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

GamersHell.com

Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms Video Dev Diary #1

The first Developer Diary gives a brief introduction of the developer studio Games Farm in Kosice, Slovakia.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Svecova will be the first candidate for Supreme Court head

Daniela A vecovA will be the first of candidates nominated to run for the post of Supreme Court's chairperson.

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Slovak Spectator

MVK poll: Bratislava favours Smer in municipal politics

Ahead of municipal elections in the fall Smer is the most popular party in Bratislava, according to a MVK poll conducted between July 18 and 21 on 802 respondents with permanent residence in the Slovak capital.

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Slovak Spectator

Kiska supports tougher sanctions

THE SITUATION in Ukraine dominated the talks between Slovak President Andrej Kiska and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck on July 23. Kiska informed Gauck about July 22 meeting of Visegrad Group presidents with representatives from the Baltic states, Bulgaria and Romania in Warsaw regarding the Ukrainian crisis.

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