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UPDATED: RTVS Radio news section head resigns from her post

Stano Maťašovská, who led the news section in public-service radio RTVS, has left her job, citing recent “pressure from some politicians” as the reason. This may be connected to last week’s controversial “handbook”…Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2018, at 13:41

Petra Stano Maťašovská leaves her position in RTVS.

Police are doing house searches at Kočner’s placesVideo

The shady businessman is participating in person in these house searches, conducted in connection with his suspected violent criminality - the murder of Ján Kuciak.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2018, at 13:37

House search at Kočner’s property in Chrasťová 22, Bratislava, on October 16, 2018.

Kiska for Prime Minister?

Almost one third of respondents can imagine incumbent president Andrej Kiska as the next Prime Minister while almost two thirds cannot.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2018, at 3:32

Court acquits Slovak Indian in case of fatal knife attack

The verdict was self defence.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2018, at 3:21

Nishit T. before the court delivered its verdict.

When do you need a referral slip from a doctor?

All you need to know about referral slips for medical specialists.Zuzana Matkovská15. Oct 2018, at 22:55

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NAKA makes a raid near Bratislava

The special police unit’s crackdown is connected with environmental criminality.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Oct 2018, at 13:49

NAKA, illustrative stock photo

Prosecutor Trnka will not pay for his misstep

The General Prosecutor’s Office failed to rule on time in the disciplinary proceedings against him.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Oct 2018, at 13:39

Dobroslav Trnka

How an unlikely community of neighbours was created

You do not make a community with barbecues, Dušan Martinčok claims, adding that it is rather heavy topics and issues that can bring people together.Ela Rybárová13. Oct 2018, at 12:38

Dušan Martinčok

What the first month of bike-sharing in Bratislava showed us

During the winter months the bike-sharing scheme will be adapted to the weather.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Oct 2018, at 7:02

Yellow bikes are popular in Bratislava

RTVS short news not to cite other media and inform about opposition proposals

The new rules introduce several controversial rules for the radio short news coverage. The opposition is calling for the dismissal of their author.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Oct 2018, at 6:32

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Awarded teacher: We should not let our modesty hinder good ideas

My parents thought electrical engineering was not for girls, says award-winning IT teacher Zuzana Tkáčová.Nina Francelová, 11. Oct 2018, at 17:33

Zuzana Tkáčová received an award Teacher of Slovakia.

Brace yourselves for longer queues at the Foreigners’ Police

What are the police doing to solve the current problems?Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Oct 2018, at 13:26

Foreigners Police building in Bratislava.

Foreigners in Slovakia: We did not feel welcomed at first

In the eyes of foreigners Slovaks are friendly when they overcome their first fears.Nina Francelová, 11. Oct 2018, at 7:00

Azim, Naima and Ameer

Older murder of ex-mayor linked to Kuciak case

The woman who allegedly ordered Ján Kuciak's murder has also been mentioned in the murder of a mayoral candidate in the Slovak town of Hurbanovo.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Oct 2018, at 23:40

Alena Zs led to court in Banská Bystrica, end of September 2018

Military aircraft crashes near Sliač airport; both pilots survivePhoto

The crash near the army air base in Banská Bystrica was caused by engine failure.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Oct 2018, at 23:31

The crashed Albatros military plane near Sliač

When they found out whom they killed, they asked for more moneyVideo

Balaclavas, handcuffs and submachine guns: the man charged for the murder of Kuciak and Kušnírová was planning another crime, according to the Specialised Criminal Court’s ruling.Adam Valček10. Oct 2018, at 20:22

Alleged hitman Tomáš Sz. is led to court hearing.

Children are convincing their parents to stop smoking

The non-profit organization Život bez závislostí (Addiction-Free Life) is helping break the cycle of addiction in families.Zuzana Schaleková, Pontis Foundation10. Oct 2018, at 16:51

What you need to know about the Constitutional Court changes?

Parliament will soon have to elect nine of 13 Constitutional Court judges, but it is still not clear under what rules.Michaela TerenzaniRadka Minarechová, 10. Oct 2018, at 16:16

Some judges of the Constitutional Court; illustrative stock photo

AKO Survey: The current coalition would not form a government

In an imaginary early October election, Smer would still be a winner – even improving – but would fail to form a cabinet.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Oct 2018, at 13:29

Slovak parliament, illustrative stock photo

Police have new information in the case of the missing journalist Rýpal

Unrelated to this, a relative of the reporter missing since April 2008, claims that he was murdered.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Oct 2018, at 13:26

Pavol Rýpal