Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Focus survey shows SMER-SD at top of popularity chart

Were parliamentary elections held in early December, the opposition party

Were parliamentary elections held in early December, the opposition party

SMER-SD would have won, according to a survey by the Focus polling agency. Focus interviewed 1,054 respondents, 21.7 percent of whom said they would not vote and 20.2 percent of whom were undecided.

Of the respondents who did answer the survey, 33.2 percent backed SMER-SD, the winner of last year’s election. The opposition SDKÚ placed second with 12.4 percent and the ruling SNS was the third strongest party, also with 12.4 percent. The ethnic Hungarian SMK received 10.7 percent. The opposition KDH followed with 9.2 percent and the governing ĽS-HZDS with 8 percent. Other parties did not get enough support to make it into parliament. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

A tattoo, illustrative stock photo

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

President Andrej Kiska granting awards, January 1, 2018

Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

The snowfall in Sahara can be seen in this satellite picture.

Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

AeroMobil