Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Quote of the Week

"It's a group of people who like to sit down, have a few drinks, talk about past and future privatisations, maybe even sing a few national songs and, if they can still walk, jump over the bonfire."

Anna Malíková, head of the opposition Slovak National Party (SNS) describing the membership of political rival the Real Slovak National Party (PSNS).

Top stories

Slow down, fashion

Most people are unaware that buying too many clothes too harms the environment.

In shallow waters, experts are expendable

Mihál says that it is Sulík, the man whom his political opponents mocked for having a calculator for a brain, who “is pulling the party out of liberal waters and towards somewhere completely different”.

Richard Sulík is a man of slang.

Poll: Smer followed by SaS, KDH also in parliament

Had the general election taken place in mid-February, the opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) would place second, and the now extra-parliamentary KDH would get nine seats.

Alojz Hlina took over at the helm of KDH

Woman who urinated on the Quran arrested, awaiting trial

Some observers believe the video might lead to increasing security risks for Slovakia.

The accused woman arrives to the court.