A nurse dresses a baby at the Kezmarok hospital in Kezmarok, Slovakia. Monika Krcova did not want to follow the official guidelines and remain in the hospital for four days after her third baby’s birth. And so she escaped. Slovakia’s Ministry of Health strongly recommends four-day stays for mothers and babies, regardless of health. But many hospitals — seeking insurance reimbursements — have turned guidance into mandate.
The Czechs slowly got into the game and grabbed the lead in the 32nd minute when AS Roma forward Schick ran onto a chipped through ball by Jakub Jankto before lobbing a nifty left-foot shot over onrushing Slovak keeper Martin Dubravka. read more
Sathiyan began his impressive run in the elite Platinum tournament, featuring 59 out of the world’s top 60 players, by beating the recently-crowned Youth Olympic champion Wang Chuqin from China. read more
Police said the Cisar family lured their victims to the north of England from Slovakia with the promise of better life, often targeting people in extreme poverty. But when their victims arrived, they had to renovate and clean properties for “pitiful... read more
Ankur also won the team bronze in the event along with compatriots Md. Asab and Shardul Vihaan, their tally of 409 points putting them behind China’s 410 and the gold winning team Italy’s tally of 411. read more
Karolina Pliskova’s Wimbledon preparations suffered a setback in a 6-2, 6-3 defeat by Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia in the opening round of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Monday. read more
Stefan De Vrij, whose contract with Lazio expires on June 30, was at the centre of drama on the final day of the season when his side and Inter Milan met in what was a play-off for the final Champions League spot. read more