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Simulated Mars mission stopped

The crew members struggled with several problems, including serious injury and one member's decision to leave. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Apr 2018, at 23:30

Michaela Musilová

Kiska: Saková is a wasted opportunity

But he has no other option than to appoint her as interior minister. Opposition and civic initiatives are also critical. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Apr 2018, at 23:18

Denisa Saková met with President Andrej Kiska.

Contaminated soil might be used for the Bratislava ring-road

The consortium building the road has refuted the claims. The Slovak Environmental Inspectorate is cooperating with the police. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Apr 2018, at 14:10

The Triblavina junction will be part of the Bratislava ring-road.

Measles still a threat for Slovakia

Due to decreasing levels of vaccination, the outbreak of measles may be threatening the country. Two new cases of measles in Slovaks working in Austria have been reported recently. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Apr 2018, at 14:03

Illustrative stock photo

Former Kaliňák deputy to become interior minister

The ruling Smer chooses Denisa Saková as the replacement for Tomáš Drucker. Her name creates concern among transparency watchdogs. Michaela Terenzani ,24. Apr 2018, at 13:44

Denisa Saková

Tragic road accident took death tollPhoto

Two passengers killed in a bus crash Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Apr 2018, at 22:17

The tragic accident took place near Badín in central Slovakia.

Slovakia to extradite Vadala to Italy for prosecution

Slovak court approves the change of custody from pre-trial to extradition for Italian businessman active in Slovakia, leading to his actual extradition. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Apr 2018, at 16:42

Antonino Vadala at´the Košice court's session on Aprl 20, which decided on his extradition.

Four unexploded WWII bombs found in ŠtúrovoPhoto

The random finding of World War II bombs in a small Slovak town required the evacuation of an entire street. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Apr 2018, at 16:36

Ammunition found in Štúrovo on April 19.

Train full of missiles photographed in Ostrava a hoax

It seems that wartime conflicts are almost always accompanied by hoaxes, recent stories show. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Apr 2018, at 8:20

Photos from the set of the feature film Revolution Man were misused for propaganda.

When sheep and goats become gardenersPhoto

Living four-legged mowers help take care of precious orchids and butterflies. Jana Liptáková ,20. Apr 2018, at 11:30

Restored pasture in Devínska Kobyla

Pellegrini and Danko agree on better communication

They also want to cooperate in the upcoming municipal elections. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Apr 2018, at 21:23

PM Peter Pellegrini (l) and Speaker of Parliament Andrej Danko (l)

New Spartan plane becomes a subject to warranty claimPhoto

The army used the plane for six months only. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Apr 2018, at 21:18

Students will return to streets on Friday

They will hold up the letters of the last sentence from the last story by murdered Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Apr 2018, at 19:27

The April 15 protest in Bratislava

Special prosecutor Kováčik will not leave for now

His resignation was among the demands of people attending the For a Decent Slovakia rallies. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Apr 2018, at 13:34

Special Prosecutor Dušan Kováčik

Concert to be held on murdered couple’s planned wedding day

The main idea is to unite the families and people who care about Slovakia, the organisers said. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Apr 2018, at 13:26

Istanbul ratification still nowhere in sight

The international document preventing violence against women was one of the reasons why a former justice minister left the government. Michaela Terenzani , Radka Minarechová ,19. Apr 2018, at 11:22

The Bodva river is clogged with bottles

Thousands of plastic bottles clog the Bodva riverbed every year. Locals think that putting deposits on PET bottles would help. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Apr 2018, at 22:33

Island of plastics in the Bodva river.

PM Pellegrini explains his property purchases

But he failed to persuade enough MPs that he did not violate the law. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Apr 2018, at 21:25

Pellegrini's apartment in Bratislava

International team will help investigate Kuciak’s murder

The agreement was signed in The Hague. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Apr 2018, at 21:10

General Prosecutor Jaromír Čižnár

Last Week in Slovakia: Police boss will leaveAudio

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Apr 2018, at 20:49

Tibor Gašpar

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