Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Bush leaves for US

US President George W Bush completed an overnight stay in Bratislava and left Slovakia several minutes after 19:00, the TASR news agency reported.

The US President had been in the Slovak capital for a summit meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.

Air Force One, with the US President and his wife Laura on-board, took off from M R Štefánik airport and headed to Washington.

Bush has now completed his 5-day European visit that began on February 20 in Brussels.

Compiled by Spectator staff from press reports

Top stories

My five-year-old daughter will almost certainly encounter a Weinstein too

It’s not that I thought sexually harassing women was okay, it’s more that I accepted that was just part of how things worked. Unfortunate, yes, but also standard.

Harvey Weinstein

Socialism elections were parody of free vote

After the revolution in 1989 the number of people participating in elections fell from 99 percent to around 60 percent.

Elections during socialism regime.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 17 and November 26, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Lúčnica

Top 3 stories from Last Week in Slovakia Video

Chinese could produce e-cars in Slovakia - PM Robert Fico does not see election defeat - Poliačik leaves the strongest opposition party

PM Robert Fico