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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.


Top stories

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.

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.

Veľký Rozsutec is open, just don´t forget your climbing irons Photo

One of the most photogenic mountains in the Malá Fatra range is open in the winter, too.

Veľký Rozsutec, a photo from the mountain top.