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"Right wing parties have become better organised and mobilised. They've got support in the opposition, in cooperation with which they could put Langoš's law on inheritance tax across. It's a very hazardous and irresponsible game, though, which can threaten the continuation of the current coalition."

Finance Minister Brigita Schmögnerová responding to a question asked by a reporter with the Slovak daily Národná Obroda, on the reasons behind the government's approval of a set of tax cuts proposed by Deputy Prime Minister for Economy Ivan Mikloš August 20.


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Kysuce highway stalled due to missing money

Money is missing to finish the section of highway between Žilina and Poland, stopping the completion of the D3 highway project.

Road-blocking protest in Povina, Kysuce, demanding completion of highway bypass - February 16.

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear

State insulation falls behind expectations, ministry widens support

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the insulation programme.

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the state insulation programme. Illustration stock photo

US philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies

The man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83.

Michael Novak