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Another For a Decent Slovakia protest was also joined by farmers

People took to the streets for the eighth time. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Jun 2018, at 19:37

Farmers with tractors awaited the protesting crowd at the SNP Square in Bratislava.

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Farmers staged a protest driving their tractors across the country to the capital. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Jun 2018, at 17:54

Protesting farmers arrive in Bratislava, June 20.

Police detain another person in promissory notes case

Ex-director of private broadcaster TV Markíza, Pavol Rusko, was detained shortly after being heard. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Jun 2018, at 22:40

Pavol Rusko

Weather warnings against heat and storms issued

Slovakia will be hit by a significant temperature drop during the weekend, and snow is expected at some places. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Jun 2018, at 12:55

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NAKA detains businessman Kočner

The shady businessman featured in several scandals was detained June 20 in connection to questionable promissory notes and tax-related crimes. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Jun 2018, at 5:36

Marián Kočner

Protesting farmers refuse to leave Bratislava before meeting PMPhoto

The farmers driving tractors caused a traffic collapse in some areas. As of now, PM Pellegrini has no intention of meeting with them. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Jun 2018, at 5:33

Protesting farmers in Bratislava, June 20.

Last Week in Slovakia: Farmers staged a protest by driving across the countryAudio

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Jun 2018, at 15:49

Farmers also met President Andrej Kiska in Bratislava

Digital News Report: What are the biggest challenges of Slovak journalism?

Trust in the media slightly increased following the murder of journalist but it may not last. Nina Francelová ,20. Jun 2018, at 14:43

Oncology register will get an update after 10 years

Screening, prevention and registering of incidences can help reduce risk of cancer – which is supposed to become the most frequent cause of death in a few years. HPV vaccination to be introduced has provoked protest… Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Jun 2018, at 13:55

The Avon march strives to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Measles continue spreading in the east

From the original source of infection, the village of Drahňov, the infected who violated quarantine rules have spread measles to other places. Six cases also involve medical staffers. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Jun 2018, at 13:20

Vaccine, illustrative stock photo

Parliamentary committee disagrees over President Kiska’s campaign financing

Some members believe Kiska clearly violated the law while others are criticising the committee for acting outside of its jurisdiction. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jun 2018, at 21:07

Andrej Kiska

Slovak women scientists prove that science is not just for men

I grew up with the conviction that science belongs to men, said one awarded Slovak scientist. Nina Francelová ,19. Jun 2018, at 14:07

Mariana Derzsi and Andrea Straková Fedorková

Five years after the Moldava raid, the victims have turned into perpetrators

June 19 marks the fifth anniversary of the brutal and much-discussed raid in the Roma settlement; and it points to five of those beaten being charged with perjury. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jun 2018, at 13:41

Moldava nad Bodvou

Murdered Filipino taken home by Slovak government planePhoto

The body of expat killed in a violent street incident in downtown Bratislava at end of May has been transported to his homeland. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jun 2018, at 13:29

Commemoraitve gathering at the site of Henry Acorda’s killing, June 9.

Hoax: Beware of HIV-infected oranges

One joke got out of hand while a false declaration was used to promote the anti-immigrant agenda. Here are some recent hoaxes spreading on social media. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jun 2018, at 22:53

The HIV-infected orange hoax

Two cops charged with corruption in case allegedly involving illegal dump

The illegal dump represents a risk to drinking water in the Žitný Ostrov area. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jun 2018, at 19:50

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For a Decent Slovakia organise another protest for June 22

At the same time, they are suing ex-PM Robert Fico, in response to his statements made during the protest rallies in February, citing fear-mongering and defamation. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jun 2018, at 13:36

For a Decent Slovakia represenattives - L-R: Lukáš Füle, Karolína Farská, Juraj Šeliga and Veronika Bruncková - filed a suit against ex-PM Robert Fico June 15.

Youngest Slovak village is like New YorkPhoto

Dedina Mládeže (The Youth Village) was a mere experiment during the communist era. Now, the still inhabited village has morphed into an open-air museum.Mário Šmýkal16. Jun 2018, at 17:39

Dedina Mládeže

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President Andrej Kiska delivered a harsh state of the republic address in parliament. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Jun 2018, at 7:40

Policeman from anti-corruption unit arrested for corruption

The case might be linked to illegal waste dump. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Jun 2018, at 0:07

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