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Supreme Court judges nominate Majchrák

JURAJ Majchrák, deputy head of the Supreme Court has been nominated by the majority of judges in the Supreme Court to head the organisation. Alternative candidates were Sergej Kohut and former head Štefan Harabin.

Harabin was originally selected last year but Kohut, his opponent for the post at that time, complained of irregularities in the selection process and the election was declared invalid by the Constitutional Court.

The Judicial Council will make its selection for Supreme Court chief justice on May 7.

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Dozens of people die of COVID every day. A drop not expected for at least two weeks

People who would otherwise survive may die of other serious diagnoses due to the epidemic.

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News digest: Pilot testing deemed successful

Coronavirus affects bus connections, gastronomy businesses send an open letter to the prime minister. Take a look at the latest in our news digest.

PM Igor Matovič presents the results of the pilot nationwide testing on October 26.

Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.