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Cabinet agrees tolimit MPs' immunity

THE CABINET's legislative council approved Justice Minister Daniel Lipšic's plan to limit the immunity currently granted to MPs.

According to Lipšic's plan, MPs would only be protected in voting and in statements presented in parliament. Currently, MPs enjoy wide legal protection from prosecution that can only be removed through a vote in parliament based on a prosecutor's request.

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The Bratislava airport has competition in Vienna

The airport in Vienna, only about 60 kilometres from the Slovak capital, gains 17 new low-cost airliner flights.

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Surcharges for night, weekend and holiday work will go up in two phases

Social partners agree upon a compromise solution.

Royal chocolate made by Slovak Photo

Some of the chocolate art pieces are decorated with gold or silver.

Giving a voice to those unheard

The Sme daily celebrates 25 years since its founding. It is of immense importance that it remains independent and free, writes its editor-in-chief.