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"Do you know you are destroying my life? Christmas is coming, couldn't you do this after the holidays?"


"Do you know you are destroying my life? Christmas is coming, couldn't you do this after the holidays?"

Former secret service boss Ivan Lexa to state examiner Július Šáray during a police interrogation. Lexa is in pretrial custody charged with ordering a 1996 car bombing that killed Róbert Remiáš, a key witness in the 1995 abduction of Michal Kováč Jr, son of the former president.


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Surcharges for night, weekend and holiday work will go up in two phases

Social partners agree upon a compromise solution.

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.

The Sme daily celebrates 25th anniversary

The newspaper, which was established as a protest against autocratic power, has been published for 25 years.

The first issue of Sme in own printing house; publisher Alexej Fulmek (C) with chief editor Karol Ježík (R).

Ryanair changes its cabin bag policy as of Monday, January 15th

The low-cost airline operates dozens routes from Bratislava.

ryanair plane, illustrative stock photo