Quote of the week


"At this point we shouldn't make an elephant out of a flea."

Ladislav Orosz, caucus leader of the SDĽ ruling coalition party, responding to information that party MP Viliam Sopko owned a stake in a company that had imported black coal last year for energy utility Slovenské Elektrárne, then run by SDĽ appointee Štefan Košovan.


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News digest: Delta variant changes conditions for travelling

Vaccinated people will enjoy more freedoms when crossing borders. Registration for Johnson&Johnson vaccine launched. Slovakia’s recovery plan approved.


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Marian Kočner in Supreme Court during the appellate proceeding in the Kuciak murder trial.

A retrial of the Kuciak case could sway people’s trust in the justice system

Slovakia breathes a collective sigh of relief as Kočner is stripped of his not-guilty verdict – for now.


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Extremely hot weather continues, storms expected

Hydrometeorologists have issued several warnings for the coming days.


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Igor Matovič (l) and Veronika Remišová (r)

Fico grows in popularity, Matovič and Remišová see their support drop

On the other hand, the public's trust in Robert Fico of Smer is rising, according to a recent Focus poll.


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