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State health insurer refuses firms of auntie Anka

The State health insurer will not renew the contracts with companies connected with Forai’s aunt. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jan 2017, at 21:47

Slovakia commemorates plane crash near Hejce

On 19th January 2006, a military plane crashed in the Hungarian village of Hejce flying from Kosovo to Košice. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jan 2017, at 21:36

Report: Children placed in care without expert opinions

Findings of Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcová reveal several flaws in resocialisation facilities. Radka Minarechová ,19. Jan 2017, at 15:50

Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcová

Golden mystery solved - including by a Slovak

Slovak researcher Lukáš Félix Pašteka is among the authors of the international study that brings a groundbreaking explanation about why gold is special. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jan 2017, at 13:30

Bratislava City councillors filed motion concerning public lighting

The contract between the capital’s city council and the Siemens company, concluded without a public tender, is a subject of criticism. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jan 2017, at 13:24

Bratislava city lights

The famous dissident charter, Charta 77, appeared forty years ago

The first Slovaks who signed it included political analyst Miroslav Kusý, writer Hana Ponická or politician Miklós Duray.Ján Krempaský19. Jan 2017, at 9:51

Former Czechoslovak and Czech President Václav Havel

Heart surgeon sentenced for bribery, allowed to work again

Renowned heart surgeon Viliam Fischer who was handed a suspended sentence, a fine and a work ban for accepting a bribe will be allowed to practice again. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jan 2017, at 23:36

Heart surgeon Viliam Fischer

SHMÚ: Freezing temperatures return, 2nd degree alert issued

Second-degree warnings concerning extraordinary freezing temperatures issued, with 1st degree for warnings of snow-drifts for drivers. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jan 2017, at 23:07

Ice and frost force people to grit and salt roads to make them safer.

Access to scientific databases to resume by end of week

Slovak scientists have been complaining that the access to scientific databases, crucial for their work, has been halted since the beginning of this year. It should be resumed by the end of this week. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jan 2017, at 22:59

Education Minister Peter Plavčan

Bratislava-Hainburg line changes operator

Slovak Lines takes over operation of the 901 route. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jan 2017, at 22:35

Composters should mushroom in 2017

As of this year, new and more specific rules apply for the separation of biodegradable elements from municipal waste. Composting is one of the two ways to dispose of green waste. Adriana Petková ,18. Jan 2017, at 16:43

Beblavý cooperates with Progressive Slovakia

The new project is aims to open discussions on various topics related to politics and policy. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jan 2017, at 13:46

Miroslav Beblavý

State bank acted illegally

The export-import bank Eximbanka did not have a reason not to provide documents on a big coal project in Turkey. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jan 2017, at 13:38

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Bratislava’s sky-high ambitions to be capped

City council plans to limit the height of new buildings, and restrict sites via zoning. Jana Liptáková ,18. Jan 2017, at 6:39

Bratislava's skyline is changing.

Slovak doctors use unique technology when operating on children

Surgeons use gore-tex in cases where children suffer from aortic valve disease. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Jan 2017, at 23:58

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Bird flu source confirmed near Trnava

The virus has now been confirmed in six cases. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Jan 2017, at 23:43

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Government repeated the same lies in 2016

The number of lies stated by top politicians increased in 2016, according to a survey. Roman Cuprik ,17. Jan 2017, at 14:47

Prime Minister Robert Fico

Famous owner of healthy food plant will challenge Kotleba

Ján Lunter may fight with at least three other candidates. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Jan 2017, at 13:36

Ján Lunter (l) and President Andrej Kiska (r)

Citizenship Act has deprived almost 1,650 people of Slovak passport

All attempts to mitigate the questionable act have failed so far. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Jan 2017, at 22:55

Slovak neurosurgeons cited in prestigious foreign magazines

New method developed to identify and preserve capillaries while removing brain tumor. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Jan 2017, at 22:39

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