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“Enjoying a little ‘joint’ at dinner and then making a decision is easy peasy – that’s what I reject.”

“Enjoying a little ‘joint’ at dinner and then making a decision is easy peasy – that’s what I reject.”

Prime Minister Robert Fico responds sarcastically to a Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) offer to support draft laws which require a constitutional majority.

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They reported corruption at the Foreign Ministry. Now they receive an award

The tenth year of the White Crow award, celebrating young people and activists who break prejudices and go against the tide.

White Crow award laureates

Blog: Slovakia’s time to shine is now

People may be able to recognise Slovakia’s neighbouring countries through associations with food, drinks, beautiful cities or well-known political events. But Slovakia remains very much "hidden".

Bratislava Castle

The day that changed the Tatra mountains for good Photo

The windstorm damaged 12,000 hectares of woods on November 19, 2004.

Tatras after the 2004 calamity

Smer follows a downward trend but may escape oblivion

What does the defeat in regional elections mean for the future of Slovakia’s strongest party?

“How could it be a fiasco when a political party wins most councillors among all parties?” asks PM Robert Fico.