Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

BUSINESS BRIEFS

SAD bus privatisation gathers pace

FOLLOWING the approval last month of bids for 49 per cent stakes in the Bratislava and Dunajská streda public bus services, the local SAD services in Nové Zámky, Banská Bystrica, Prešov and Košice have all received binding offers, and tender commissions will announce winners next week. SAD is an umbrella company uniting 17 local bus services. Selling off the bus lines is expected to help renovate Slovakia's ageing bus parks.

Top stories

Daughter to father: I’m going to kill you

Children are often manipulated against their parents while authorities decide about divorces and custody.

Who will stand up for journalists in Turkish prisons?

Journalists living in countries where politicians (for now) do not send people to prison for their opinions, who only sigh in relief that they are lucky this story does not concern them, are deeply mistaken.

Protesters in front of the court building.

Camping in a tree? Try it in Bratislava

A creaking wooden floor and the wind swaying the branches of trees around you. Have you ever wondered how it would feel to spend a night in a tree house?

The tree-house at Kačín

Bratislava’s main railway station is getting a face lift

The derelict station still has to wait for its complete rebuild though.

The main railway station in Bratislava.