Barbara Coudenhove-Kalergi was born in Prague in Czechoslovakia in 1932 in a noble family with mixed Austrian, Greek and Japanese ancestry. After WWII her family was forced to leave Czechoslovakia and settled in Austria where Barbara became a journalist.
A total of 56 percent of Slovaks regard the Velvet Revolution that led to the fall of the communist regime in then Czechoslovakia in November 1989 as a positive historical event, according to a survey carried out by the Sociological institutes of the Slovak and Czech Academies of Sciences and the Institute for Public Affairs, a think-tank based in Bratislava.
In less than half a year Slovaks will take to the polling stations to choose their MPs.
At least 20 million euro per year should be allocated for a special financial mechanism for the financing of sports. Meanwhile, the state already contributes between 150-200 million euro per year to sp ...
Two of Bratislava's boroughs decided to charge higher monthly fees for children who are attending public kindergartens there but do not have permanent residency in that particular borough.
Bratislava is Slovakia's largest city and a fast developing one. With this June the hottest on record in Slovakia, the capital's inhabitants - especially those living in the communist era style tall co ...
We've all heard of 'bitcoin' and other cryptocurrencies, but what are they exactly, and how do they work? Bratislava bitcoin expert Juraj Bednar explains for us this new and complex world of alternativ ...
The Slovak Government wants to attract back home skilled Slovaks currently living abroad. But do they come?
We shall observe 9th May, also known as Europe day, by making a phone call all the way to Brussels, the heart of the European Union, and speak to a long-term Slovak correspondent based there.
As the Washington Post recently noted, a casual viewer of the White House's upcoming schedule might ask: "Why are Central European leaders getting invited to descend on Washington this spring?"