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Quote of the Week:

"There will be more non-Smer than Smer candidates on the Smer list in the next parliamentary elections."

- Ján Cuper, a deputy for the opposition party, Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), reacts when two former HZDS deputies recently defected to Smer

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.