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Adamčík to run for the post of Sieť chairman

The five “rebels” criticising incumbent chairman of the coalition party Sieť / Network, Radoslav Procházka, now have a clear idea about who should replace him. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Jul 2016, at 13:41

Eduard Adamčík

Another man intruded into presidential palace

Unlike the previous case, security guards caught the man right after he overcame the fence. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Jul 2016, at 13:30

Presidential Palace in Bratislava.

People rallied again in front of Bonaparte

In Prešov more than 300 rallied against Fico and Kaliňák. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Jul 2016, at 7:02

The sixth protest in front of the Bonaparte complex.

In Bojnice zoo, bear escapee was put to sleep

A brown bear escaped from the enclosure on July 21 morning and got close to visitors. Compiled by Spectator staff , 25. Jul 2016, at 13:28

Bojncie zoo has a tardition of bear breeding, illustrative stock photo.

New law targets shell firms

Anti-corruption advocates argue that new measures don’t go far enough. Michaela Terenzani , 24. Jul 2016, at 6:30

Justice Minister Lucia Žitňanská

Slovak police published new crime maps

Long term problematic districts of Bratislava dropped out of the most dangerous zone. Compiled by Spectator staff , 21. Jul 2016, at 22:22

Police Corps vice-president Ľubomír Ábel.
Updated: 22. Jul 2016, at 12:12

Charities started to distribute food parcels

A total of three charities are involved in distribution of parcels within the Operational Programme Food and Basic Material Assistance. Compiled by Spectator staff , 21. Jul 2016, at 21:49

Distribution of food aid.

Sihoť island gets new trees

Activists and nature conservationists would like to see more native tree species planted there. 21. Jul 2016, at 17:32

Reforestation of the Sihoť island.

Quote of the week

“It would be a sin to scrap the protests.” Compiled by Spectator staff , 21. Jul 2016, at 16:36

OĽaNO-NOVA leader Igor Matovič (front) and Daniel Lipšic (back)

Rajtár files criminal complaint due to VAT fraud in Bašternák case

MP Jozef Rajtár (Freedom and Solidarity-SaS) filed a complaint on July 20 with the General Prosecutor’s Office (GPO) concerning the VAT scheme in the Bašternák case. Compiled by Spectator staff , 21. Jul 2016, at 13:55

MP Jozef Rajtár

Supreme Court: Harabin lies, not fit for public office

The Supreme Court released official salary documents of former court chief Štefan Harabin for 2009 and 2010 on July 20. Compiled by Spectator staff , 21. Jul 2016, at 13:28

Štefan Harabin

NKÚ confirms auntie Anka flaws

Auditors of the Supreme Audit Office (NKÚ) found that the contracts the state-run health insurer concluded with the aunt of Marcel Forai, former general director of the insurer, were disadvantageous for the state. Compiled by Spectator staff , 21. Jul 2016, at 11:44

Marcel Forai (r) resigned his post at VšZP.

Former SIS agent interrogated in the Gorilla case

Former SIS employee identified as Peter H. was interrogated on July 20 as ordered by the investigator of the specialised team of the so-called Gorilla case, Compiled by Spectator staff , 20. Jul 2016, at 23:02

The Gorilla file has caused many protests in Slovakia.

Hunter's association may have blocked teacher protest

Groups of teachers sought permits to protest, but found all of Bratislava's major squares were already reserved by Lovu zdar group. Roman Cuprik , 20. Jul 2016, at 14:51

Teachers march on Obchodná Street

Planned purchase of Polish army vehicles fails

The Slovak army decided to purchase four-wheel vehicles first. Compiled by Spectator staff , 20. Jul 2016, at 12:49

The Alligator vehicle

Anti-Kaliňák protests to continue

The opposition does not intend to attempt to recall the speaker of parliament and his deputy, for now. Compiled by Spectator staff , 20. Jul 2016, at 7:06

l-r: Ľubomír Galko, Richard Sulík (both SaS), Igor Matovič, Daniel Lipšic (both OĽaNO-NOVA)

Harabin asked to return bonuses

But the judge claims the premiums were premiums for the agenda of a special judge. Compiled by Spectator staff , 20. Jul 2016, at 6:53

Štefan Harabin

Top parliamentary officials may be dismissed

Several politicians face problems for causing chaos at the session concerning no-confidence motions against the PM and the interior minister. Compiled by Spectator staff , 19. Jul 2016, at 13:52

Speaker of Parliament Andrej Danko

Monday crowds dwindling in front of Bonaparte apartment complex

Protests against Kaliňák continue. Compiled by Spectator staff , 19. Jul 2016, at 6:52

OĽaNO-NOVA leader Igor Matovič

Prosecutor to decide in the suspended Košecký/MH Development case

The supervising prosecutor should decide by the end of July on the scandal surrounding state-run company MH Development and its dismissed authorised representative, Ladislav Košecký. Compiled by Spectator staff , 18. Jul 2016, at 14:02

Former economy minister Pavol Pavlis stepped down in 2015 over nepotism allegations.

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