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“I feel really sorry for him, because with his five bypasses he perhaps lacks oxygen in his blood and his main organ for thinking might not be well-perfused.”

“I feel really sorry for him, because with his five bypasses he perhaps lacks oxygen in his blood and his main organ for thinking might not be well-perfused.”



SNS chairman Ján Slota speaking about his coalition partner, Vladimír Mečiar of HZDS


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News digest: Who is ready for a vaccine in Slovakia

Vlhová won again. Boris Kollár is at home and will meet coalition partners to discuss GP vote. Justice Minister shows a new map.

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Roundup: Bratislava’s Old Market Hall hosts Christmas markets

If you have not watched the 'Dracula' miniseries, filmed in Slovakia last year, it is about time.

Bratislava’s Old Market Hall will provide visitors with Christmas vibes in the coming four weeks. Each week, from Wednesday to Saturday, people can do a little bit of Christmas shopping at the venue.

From COVID-19 miracle to apparent resignation to death and dying

The natural reflex of all failed politicians – and their uncritical fan clubs – is to point to cultural or geographical differences between “us” and “them”.

The COVID-19 ward in the University Hospital Martin