Quote of the Week:

"Did he murder somebody?"

"Did he murder somebody?"

Anna Belousovová, vice-chair of the coalition Slovak National Party, when asked whether Ján Rydlo, a deputy for the party,

should resign as an MP after it was revealed that he had been unlawfully receiving a Swiss state disability pension for several years.

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News digest: New week starts with several changes to rules

Higher age limit for testing and longer test negativity for events. No Olympic medals for Slovakia so far. Collusive custody will change.


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Sme Rodina leader Boris Kollár (right) and Health Minister Vladimír Lengvarský (OĽaNO nominee).

The tested and the vaccinated will be treated the same. Coalition passes a Delta compromise

MPs pass a law with mild advantages for the vaccinated, but vaccination will be required to see the Pope live.


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UK Ambassador to Slovakia Nigel Baker

UK Ambassador: Britons in Slovakia are a resilient community

Life is as it was before Brexit for British nationals in Slovakia once they've got their documents sorted.


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Conditions for mass events and age limit for testing change

Most of the new rules came into force on July 26, 2021.


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