Concerns over possible violence have been running high, with thousands of fans arriving for the match and an England game due to take place on Thursday in nearby Lens.
The Brief from Brussels is the daily round-up of all the top stories from across Europe.
Slovakia’s PM Robert Fico is back at work after a heart scare.
Slovak president Andrej Kiska appointed Robert Fico as prime minister on Wednesday
Austria’s Eva-Maria Brem produced a stunning performance to secure a women’s World Cup giant slalom in Slovakia on Monday. The 27-year-old built a
Coalition is on the cards in Slovakia: incumbent Prime Minister Robert Fico labels the general election results 'very complicated.'
Exit polls suggest the leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico has won Slovakia’s election but is likely to lose his parliamentary majority. If the
Slovakia votes in a general election expected to result in a third term for the prime minister, but the loss of the parliamentary majority for his party.
Jaguar Land Rover has reached agreement to set up shop in Slovakia. Its new one-billion pound (1.38 billion euros) factory will be based at Nitra
Slovakia pipped Ukraine to second place in Group C of the Euro 2016 qualifiers after they beat Luxemburg 4-2 on the final day of action whilst their
Peter Sagan is the new men’s world road race champion, the first Slovakian to win the UCI World Championships to add to his four Tour de France
Seven people were killed on Tuesday after two planes carrying parachutists rehearsing for an air show collided in mid-air near the village of Cerveny
The annual global security conference held in the Slovak capital, Bratislava, Globsec, has ended with delegates painting a grim picture of the
A small group of demonstrators gathered outside Slovakia’s presidential palace on Saturday to denounce Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis. The
The automatic rifles used in the terrorist attacks in Paris last month may have been decommissioned weapons legally bought in Slovakia and
A gay rights referendum in Slovakia has been ruled invalid after it failed to attract big enough voter turnout. Conservatives were hoping to
The flying car is one of modern man’s wildest dreams. The world is not short of prototypes. One of the latest comes from Slovakia.
In the Slovak city of Prešov a group of young people are insisting on being heard. They have set up an alternative parliament and are mobilising
As they do every year, demonstrators marched against fascism on March 15 in Bratislava, the Slovak capital
“Today, the Nazis in Slovakia and all
Getting stuck in traffic jams on your commute to work could be a thing of the past in the very near future, according to the inventor of a flying
“In our school integration and inclusion happen every day. One way is to have Roma language as a working language among children. I think this is the
Are more students choosing to do PhDs rather than starting a career? If so, why? Does it really help when it comes to finding a job? And for those
There is growing concern about the steady decline in the number of people voting in EU elections. And it raises a fundamental question: just how can
In Slovakia and Austria, like much of Europe, women represent only a third of entrepreneurs.
So to try to redress the balance, a major initiative
Slovakia’s big Hungarian minority is at the heart of arguments between Budapest and Bratislava.