Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

IN SHORT

Slovak embassy in Stockholm evacuated

A PACKAGE with explosives was found on November 27 in a five-storey high building within which the Slovak embassy in Sweden is situated, the SME daily wrote.

"We suspected that the package contained explosives, which was confirmed," a Swedish police spokesman said. Experts destroyed the package and nobody in the building was endangered, the spokesperson said.

According to the Swedish media local police are searching for a suspect spotted running away from the building. The man allegedly threw the package away on the staircase.

Juraj Tomaga, spokesman with the Slovak Foreign Ministry, said that all employees of the Slovak embassy were safe. He said that the Swedish police called the embassy at around 13:00 asking that people leave the building. By 14:30 they were able to return to work.

Top stories

Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

Dominika Truban

The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

Education Minister Martina Lubyová

Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

Bratislava