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Quote of the Week:


"It's about 10 light years away."


- SDKÚ MP Ferdinand Devínsky, quoted by the SITA newswire, estimating how soon the law will be changed to increase teachers' salaries. The Education Ministry promised to raise wages from the current Sk16,700 a month to match the national average of Sk19,800 a month by 2010.


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Bratislava growing high Photo

High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava

People of Pezinok fighting against landfill again

Dispute over controversial Pezinok waste dump, which started 18 years ago, continues.

The controversial landfill site in Pezinok

Crisis ends in Danko’s defeat

Education minister steps down following Fico’s call, Danko not ruling out he might leave politics.

Former education minister Peter Plavčan and PM Robert Fico on July 24.

First Slovak woman crossed the English Channel

Before her, only six Slovak men had managed to complete the difficult swim.