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Quote of the Week:


"Although I am a constitutional official I don't feel like I have to show my accounts to you like this and say what I paid for yesterday and what I will pay tomorrow."


- Pavol Rusko, Economy Minister and head of the ruling ANO party, responds to questions about the bills of exchange that he signed to a private businessman as a guarantee for the debts of firms close to the minister. According to Pravda daily, the bills of exchange stood for €2.56 million.


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

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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