Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

NEWS BRIEFS

EU, Nato entry support remains high

A PUBLIC survey carried out in mid-October by the Slovak Statistics Office has found that almost 58 per cent of respondents were in favour of Slovakia's joining Nato, while over 77 per cent were in favour of EU entry.

Slovakia has among the highest rates of public support for joining the two alliances in central and eastern Europe. An invitation to join Nato is expected to be issued at a November summit in Prague, while Slovakia's EU membership bid should be approved at a December summit in Copenhagen.

Top stories

How the national emblem appeared – including so far secret communism designs

Even Slovaks often do not know why the national emblem depicts a white double-cross, and not the Kriváň peak, or the design by artist Vincent Hložník. They also do not know why it makes a difference whether it is…

Offical Slovak national emblem and colours

Bratislava Zoo will have new wolf breeding station

One of most significant investments of the Bratislava Zoo in the year 2017 will be the building of a new wolf breeding station.

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia Photo

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 17 and February 26, including a race on old wooden sleighs, an operetta premiere, a lot of jazz, classical and rock music, and more.

Rce in krňačky sleighing, Turecká 2017

Some food really is better in Austria, study finds

EC says its role is to monitor safety, not quality – but Slovaks want the same as Austrians, says minister.

Illustrative stock photo