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Mečiar prosecution should be shelved, prosecutor says

A state prosecutor handling the investigation of former Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar for allegedly authorising illegal bonus payments to members of cabinet from 1993 to 1998 has again recommended that the case be dropped.

Mečiar allegedly approved 13.7 million Slovak crowns in end-year performances to his cabinet colleagues despite having been informed by a state watchdog body that the law did not entitle the cabinet to such bonuses.

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Slovak AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its flying car Photo

The company is losing a key figure – inventor Štefan Klein.

Prince Albert II of Monaco (r) and Juraj Vaculík, CEO and co-founder of AeroMobil, unveiled the latest prototype of a flying car in Monaco on April 20.

Legitimising fake news

One of Slovakia’s media schools has invited a well-known conspiracy theorist to an academic conference. What does this say about the state of the Slovak media?

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Suicide game does not exist and visa-free regime for Ukrainians is not a lie

The Slovak Spectator brings you a selection of hoaxes from the past two weeks.

There is no computer game that makes people commit suicides.