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"Madam, you have some nerve calling for information at a quarter past two [on a Friday afternoon]. You won't get hold of anyone here at this time."

Ladislav Sakál, an Interior Ministry spokesman, answering a request from a Slovak Spectator journalist to be put through to a ministry official. The ministry is officially open until 16.00.



"I must say that I now see so well that when I returned home from the operation I said to my wife, 'Irenka, you've grown so old in the past three days, what were you doing while you were on your own?"

President Rudolf Schuster claiming to see his wife in a new light after his recent eye operation.


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It takes nuts to help Kenyans

Slovakia has provided more than €10 million to the Kenyan people since 2005.

Muruku slum in Naorobi

Lack of experts challenges ICT sector

To maintain the competitiveness, the Slovak government must support digitising the economy and take a positive stance towards the ICT sector, according to experts.

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Our exit from the EU will not weaken our links

The UK has no intention of undermining the stability of the EU, nor do we want to become more distant to our European neighbours, including those here in Slovakia, the ambassador writes.

Flags displayed on a tourist stall, backdropped by the Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower containing the bell know as Big Ben, in London.

Roma civil patrols will continue

The Interior Ministry allocated €10 million for the project.

Roma patrols in Veľká Lomnica.