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"We made a mistake. We ran into the room at the last moment and pushed the wrong button,"

Robert Kaliňák, MP for the opposition Smer party, explaining why he and Smer MP Maroš Kondrót voted in favour of the flat income tax despite Smer's opposition to the measure.


Top stories

The Bratislava airport has competition in Vienna

The airport in Vienna, only about 60 kilometres from the Slovak capital, gains 17 new low-cost airliner flights.

Illustrative stock photo

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.

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.