Quote of the week

“He couldn’t surprise [us] unless he said something meaningful.”

“He couldn’t surprise [us] unless he said something meaningful.”



Political analyst Miroslav Kusý’s reaction to a characteristically insubstantial New Year’s address by President Ivan Gašparovič.


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Vast damage after the supercell storm in southern Moravia.

Tornado damaged villages just across the Slovak borders

Czech authorities report three dead and hundreds of injured in southern Moravia region.


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A man waits outside a mobile Covid-19 vaccination centre outside Bolton Town Hall, England, where case numbers of the Delta variant have been relatively high.

How to change people's minds about vaccination? Experts hesitant that money is the answer

The state fears a third wave may hit hard in poorly vaccinated districts. The state should try whatever could work, researcher claims.


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The Weekend of Open Parks and Gardens has became a popular event in Slovakia

Pandemic highlights the importance of parks and gardens

Parks and gardens across Slovakia will open during the Weekend of Open Parks and Gardens


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Marian Kocner and his lawyer at the Supreme Court

The wrong way to put things right

Overturning not-guilty verdicts, especially in cases as emotive as the Kuciak murder trial, is a very bad idea.


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