BUSINESS BRIEFS

SPP investors take board seats

AT A SHAREHOLDERS MEETING on July 11 the SPP gas utility elected members of an investment consortium which bought a minority stake in the firm earlier this year to its board of directors.

Ulrich Scholer, board president, and Jan Massman will represent Ruhrgas, while Philippe Boucly and Jean-Francois Carriere will sit for Gaz de France.

A third member of the consortium, Gazprom, has not yet paid its share of the transaction.

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Grandson turns his blue-haired grandma into an Instagram sensation

President Zuzana Čaputová is one of her nearly 13,000 followers.

Photographer Marek Pupák takes pictures of his grandmother. He also created the blue.grandma profile on Instagram, where he posts the photos of her.

Roundup: Shoe boxes turn into Christmas gift boxes to cheer up lonely older people

People can fill and hand in their own box until December 6.

The White Night Festival takes place in Bratislava during Christmas.

Some schools will open on December 7

Matovič pushed through testing at schools, government is launching a pilot project this weekend.

PM Igor Matovič (front) and Education Minister Branislav Gröhling  (back)

Freed in the Kuciak murder case, guilty of another murder

The Specialised Criminal Court sends Alena Zsuzsová to prison for ordering the murder of former Hurbanovo mayor. She appealed against the verdict, insists she is innocent.

Alena Zsuzsová is escorted to the courtroom.