Committee, advisor to decide on SPP sell-offs

A privatisation commission for the sale of a 49% stake in gas utility SPP, along with privatisation advisor Credit Suisse First Boston, are to decide within two weeks how many of SPP's non-core business properties to sell off before the entry of a strategic investor.

The government is expected to launch a tender for the stake at the end of this month. The firm, the world's second largest gas distributor, has been valued at between $6 and $8 billion.

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News digest: High-profile arrests and discussion on reopening schools continues

PM Matovič proposes pilot testing for schools. Slovakia will have the very first Slovak ambassador to the EU.

PM Igor Matovič has stepped into the debate about opening the schools for older children.

Another former police president reportedly charged in a corruption case

NAKA charged eight former high-ranking police, SIS and Financial Administration officials.

Milan Lučanský

Matovič could have made comments about the US rather than Mongolia

I am proud of what has been achieved in Slovakia, says Billy Altansukh.

Older children will not return to schools before Christmas

PM Igor Matovič still wants some pupils to return, he proposed a pilot testing plan.

The school in Trebišov.