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Quotes of the Week

"I asked my fellow member of parliament Peter Muránsky, who is a biologist, whether similarly sexually queer practices existed among bugs. He said clearly that bug society would marginalise such individuals in order to stop the bug species from dying out."

MP Víťazoslav Moric arguing in parliament against a bill that would give homosexual partnerships the same status as marriages

"We're not economists, we're idiots."

PSNS Chairman Ján Slota regretting tax breaks for to foreign firms

"Didn't I shout enough?"

Brigita Schmögnerová on her anti-corruption record

Top stories

Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.