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Polish women travel to Slovakia for abortions

Slovakia’s with liberal abortion laws, low prices as compared to western Europe and close proximity make it a popular destination for Polish women seeking abortions. Ján Krempaský 4. May 2016, at 16:33

Slovakia remembers the death of Štefánik

Several events held across Slovakia commemorated the tragic death of one of the founders of the first Czechoslovak Republic. Compiled by Spectator staff , 4. May 2016, at 12:33

President Andrej Kiska in Ivanka pri Dunaji

Fico leads first governmental session after surgery

Only a few days after being released from the hospital, Prime Minister Robert Fico attended the May 4 governmental session in person. Compiled by Spectator staff , 4. May 2016, at 12:31

PM Robert Fico at May 4 governmental session.

Slovakia will change aircraft for €50 million

The Interior Ministry will soon replace three governmental special planes. Compiled by Spectator staff , 4. May 2016, at 6:30

Illustrative stock photo

A children’s corner to be opened in parliament

Children will be allowed into the parliament, but not the assembly hall. Compiled by Spectator staff , 4. May 2016, at 6:30

Lucia Nicholsonová

Sieť continues falling in polls

Only six parties would make it to the parliament in late April, without coalition Sieť. Compiled by Spectator staff , 3. May 2016, at 13:44

Fico leaves hospital to recover at home

Prime Minister Robert Fico was released from the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NÚSCH) in Bratislava to continue his recovery from heart surgery at home. Compiled by Spectator staff , 2. May 2016, at 15:10

Robert Fico

Number of schools should be reduced

Many may be closed during the government’s tenure, but wise approach is needed. Radka Minarechová , 2. May 2016, at 5:30

There should be fewer schools and teachers.

Quote of the week

“Thank God I got a chance to meet a person who can be the leader of a party, can laugh and is of another nationality.” Compiled by Spectator staff , 29. Apr 2016, at 6:30

Andrej Danko (l) and Béla Bugár (r)

MP not allowed to bring her baby to parliament

Rules do not allow for anyone else to come to parliament, except for MPs themselves. Compiled by Spectator staff , 28. Apr 2016, at 23:55

Independent MP Simona Petrík

Moldava case is heading to court

Police officers are examined by their colleagues. Compiled by Spectator staff , 28. Apr 2016, at 23:54

Settlement in Moldava nad Bodvou

Remiáš murder resurfaces

On the last Friday of April, 20 years will have passed since the death of Róbert Remiáš. Michaela Terenzani , 28. Apr 2016, at 17:04

The grave of Róbert Remiáš in Bratislava.

Police harassment of Roma boys returns to court

The case of Košice police officers who harassed six detained Roma boys is returning to the district court. Compiled by Spectator staff , 28. Apr 2016, at 14:32

Roma boys at Košice police station, a still made from a video.
UPDATED: 28. Apr 2016, at 8:00

Fire-brigade extinguishes fire at Bratislava hospitalPhoto

Fire-fighters from Bratislava were called to help with the fire at Bratislava University Hospital (UNB) in Mickiewiczova Street on April 27 evening. Compiled by Spectator staff , 28. Apr 2016, at 0:05

Fire at University Hospital Bratislava

Government not obliged to report on EU-funds and investigations

Slovak government will not be obliged to submit progress reports involving investigations into cases as well as the drawing of EU funds. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 23:56

Daniel Lipšic in parliament

State health insurer terminates dubious contracts

Current VšZP chair criticises his predecessor, who signed agreements with firms linked to his own aunt. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 13:04

Miroslav Vaďura

Iraqi refugees told their story

The Pokoj a Dobro (Peace and Goodness) civic association organised a meeting of Slovaks and Iraqi refugees who arrived in the country last December. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 12:51

Updated: 27. Apr 2016, at 13:12

Committee discussed excessive VAT refunds at closed session

The session was disrupted by the confidence vote on the government's programme statement, but is set to continue. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 6:50

Head of Financial Administration František Imrecze

Government wins confidence

After a week-long debate the parliament approved the programme statement of the new government. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 6:45

The new government had a photo-session before its first meeting.

Mazák to run for the EU General Court

A new candidate proposed, after Mária Patakyová was rejected due to her lack of French. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 6:40

Ján Mazák

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