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Quotes of the Week


"I didn't attack Štefan Nozdrovický. Yes, I grabbed him by the throat, but his guardian angels were looking after him. If I had attacked him, he would have wound up in the hospital, not back at work."

Jozef Štefanko, Deputy Chief Justice of the Slovak Supreme Court, after hacking his way into his locked flat in the Justice Ministry with an axe and seizing a Justice Ministry official by the throat.




"He has a large Jewish lobby standing behind him."

Štefanko explaining why he thinks Justice Ministry office head Daniel Lipšic charged him with damaging property and assaulting a public official.


Top stories

North-south gas interconnection moves closer

Slovak gas projects will receive finances from the European Union.

The gas pipeline operator Eustream is the biggest taxpayer in Slovakia.

Stopping extremism before it starts

Schools in Slovakia must do a better job of developing their students’ critical thinking skills from an early age, US envoy says.

Danko’s popularity keeps falling

The SNS chair suffers mostly because of the controversial military promotion and his following actions.

Lack of qualified labour needs to be addressed

After visiting carmaker PSA in Trnava, PM Fico says that people do not want to work even for more than €1,300.

PSA Groupe Slovakai in Trnava