Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Reader feedback: Hefty fine

Re: Bill gets tough on smokers, Volume 11, Number 10, March 14 -20, 2005

If this bill gets passed it will mark quite a turnaround in official attitudes since I was in Slovakia in 2002. Then I was amazed by the lack of restrictions on smoking. The fine suggested for breaching the regulation is quite hefty I must say, too high in my opinion, and I am not a smoker.

Brisbane, Australia

Top stories

Enough of Smer, people chanted in streets Video

Government resignation is not enough, the crowd called for early elections. This is how it looked like in Bratislava on March 16.

Fico fell. These are good, not perfect, developments

Unlike Kaczyński’s case there are two other parties in the coalition with Smer who can still bring the government down at any time.

Media are the ultimate frontiers in defending freedom in society today

Miklós Haraszti’s keynote speech at the Budapest award ceremony of the European Press Prize, March 14, 2018.

Fico is going. So why does the crisis continue?

These 10 answers will help you understand why the coalition’s decision to rebuild the government from scratch does not satisfy the critics and protesting masses.

Most-Híd chair Béla Bugár comes to the Government Office, March 13.