NEWS BRIEFS

Judges to declare assets

PARLIAMENT has approved a Judicial Council Law that reduces political influence over the judiciary, increases judges' self-governance, and requires judges, their wives and minor-age children to declare their assets. "I feel as if a stone has fallen from my heart," said Justice Minister Ján Čarnogurský after the vote, in which 81 of 82 MPs present in the 150-seat chamber supported the law.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Better times ahead for the Calvary in Bratislava

The last preserved station was restored this summer.

The last preserved station of the Stations of the Cross in Bratislava

Why you need to buy a belt

On this Black Friday, with society teetering on the brink of chaos, I ask that we all do our part.

Roundup: Bratislava’s Old Market Hall hosts Christmas markets

If you have not watched the 'Dracula' miniseries, filmed in Slovakia last year, it is about time.

Bratislava’s Old Market Hall will provide visitors with Christmas vibes in the coming four weeks. Each week, from Wednesday to Saturday, people can do a little bit of Christmas shopping at the venue.

Fico admits to ties with Bödör

Former prime minister stands by his praise for the state secretary who confessed to corruption and court interference.

Robert Fico during his November 26 press conference.