NEWS BRIEFS

Cabinet agrees tolimit MPs' immunity

THE CABINET's legislative council approved Justice Minister Daniel Lipšic's plan to limit the immunity currently granted to MPs.

According to Lipšic's plan, MPs would only be protected in voting and in statements presented in parliament. Currently, MPs enjoy wide legal protection from prosecution that can only be removed through a vote in parliament based on a prosecutor's request.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Weekend testing will be possible on buses as well as in companies

Numbers of victims of human trafficking is alarming. Coronavirus spreads among homeless people in Bratislava.

5 h
Illustrative stock photo

More aggressive COVID strain probably dominant in Slovakia. It is not necessarily bad news

Virologists report they have found that the B.1.1.7 strain, first detected in the UK, is dominant in the samples from Trenčín.

20. jan
Gabriel Šípoš

I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

20. jan