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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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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.