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Quotes of the Week

"I couldn't go because I had more important things to do. We were killing a pig."
Pensioner Mária Štulajterová from the village Čierny Balog, near Brezno, explaining why she did not vote in regional elections.


"I couldn't go because I had more important things to do. We were killing a pig."

Pensioner Mária Štulajterová from the village Čierny Balog, near Brezno, explaining why she did not vote in regional elections.




"Hypermarkets are only built in countries which are on their knees."

Head of the Slovak National Party (SNS) Anna Malíková responding to the growing number of hypermarkets being built.




"It's depressing."

Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda after meeting Bill Gates and discovering Gates' wife runs marathons faster than he does.


Top stories

Employee of the ministry’s agency accused of corruption

If found guilty, the employee of the Agricultural Paying Agency may spend up to eight years in prison for taking a bribe.

Sagan wins first race of 2017 Video

The Slovak cyclist triumphed at the second race of the Belgian classics.

Peter Sagan

Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Legendary Luna bar to reopen Photo

The programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies.

Luna Bar in the Kyjev Hotel