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Harsher discipline in parliament

SPEAKER of Parliament Pavol Hrušovský has promised to punish absenteeism among members of the legislature, which recently caused much public distrust in the institution, as harshly as the law allows.

Members of the Smer party have even proposed that MPs caught playing hookey be forced to do charity work to make up for their delinquency.

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News digest: The Gale targets corruption, cabinet officially prolongs curfew

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Mobile testing units were built in the Hviezdoslavovo Square in Bratislava.

The big testing: When and where to show up, and what if I don't want to? (FAQ)

Here is what we know about the practicalities of the nationwide testing so far. Testing also applies to foreigners and diplomats in Slovakia.

Pilot testing in Bardejov

Storm transforms into Gale. More judges and an influential businessman detained

The police raid related to corruption in Bratislava courts.

Businessman Zoroslav Kollár (l) was brought to NAKA.