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Justice Minister Gál plans to strip Jankovská of her judge’s robe

Supreme Court judge Štefan Harabin will also face a disciplinary proceeding.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Oct 2019, at 21:51

Justice Minister Gábor Gál (Most-Híd)filed proposals for disciplinary proceedings against two judges: Monika Jankovská and Štefan Harabin

Smer renegades in Košice disappointed by Fico. They want him to go

They may reconsider their return to Smer if the party gets rid of all mischief-makers.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Oct 2019, at 21:44

Monika Smolková, a former MEP and Smer chair in the Košice 3 borough, speaks to the media on June 13, 2019 in Malá Ida, eastern Slovakia

Triple coalition PS/Spolu/Za Ľudí? Not for now

Kiska said no, but there are talks about a broader pre-election coalition across opposition parties.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Oct 2019, at 15:24

Left to right: Igor Matovič (OĽaNO), Ondrej Dostál (OKS), Richard Sulík (SaS), Miroslav Beblavý (Spolu), Michal Truban (PS), Andrej Kiska (Za Ľudí), Alojz Hlina (KDH)

Glváč discussed business and politics with Kočner in Threema

The deputy parliament speaker does not deny the messages. Two more ministers face suspicions.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Oct 2019, at 14:06

Deputy Speaker Martin Glváč (Smer)

Judge steps down for exchanging messages with Kočner

Several people have resigned after appearing in the Threema communication so far.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Oct 2019, at 23:33

David Lindtner

Editor-in-chief of a known conspiracy magazine indicted for extremism

Charges pertaining to a story published from May 2017.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Oct 2019, at 23:31

Hungarian parties join forces before the election

The slate still needs to be discussed by the leading representatives of the parties.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Oct 2019, at 12:31

Most-Híd chair Béla Bugár (l) and SMK leader Tibor Menyhart (r)

Threema app: Kočner reportedly influenced a journalist

The text messages suggest that the journalist wrote positive articles for Kočner in exchange for a luxury holiday.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Oct 2019, at 12:27

Marian Kočner

Prosecutor brings charges against Kočner in the Kuciak murder case

Apart from Kočner, three other people were formally charged.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Oct 2019, at 12:20

Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová were commemorated in Bratislava on August 26.

Man charged with Kuciak murder knows his punishment

Zoltán Andruskó admitted to participating in the murder and has testified against Kočner.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Oct 2019, at 21:49

Andruskó escorted to his meeting with the prosecutors.
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Gorilla sends Slovaks back to the streets

For a Decent Slovakia protests continued in five locations around Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Oct 2019, at 21:38

Košice protest on October 18
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Dzurinda: I have never taken a bribe, Gorilla is about individuals

If the information in the Gorilla file is true, it proves failure of individuals rather than failure of the government, says the then prime minister.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Oct 2019, at 21:26

Mikulas Dzurinda

Will Kotleba and Harabin cooperate in the election?

ĽSNS chair Marian Kotleba invited Štefan Harabin to collaborate. He expects a response by the end of October.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Oct 2019, at 0:44

Marian Kotleba

The promissory notes trial continues

Rusko’s ex-wife confirms the existence of the promissory notes, but claims she has never seen them.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Oct 2019, at 0:31

Pavol Rusko

Nicholson: Only a naive person would believe anything has changed

A former Slovak Spectator and Sme journalist wrote a book about the Gorilla file.Ján Krempaský17. Oct 2019, at 14:40

Tom Nicholson

Ombudswoman inquires about the experience with the Foreigners’ Police

Foreigners can participate in the survey until November 15.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Oct 2019, at 13:57

Some problems with Foreigners’ Police continue.

Millions fly. How they organised kickbacks

Some quotes from the Gorilla recording leaked to the media on October 16.Roman Cuprik, 17. Oct 2019, at 13:55

People who are central to the Gorilla file: Jaroslav Haščák, former National Property Fund head Anna Bubeníková, and former transport minister Jirko Malchárek.

Protests will take place, Pellegrini says Fico can sleep well at night

Read the reactions to the published Gorilla recording.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2019, at 23:57

Smer chair Robert Fico

Two Slovak universities will get millions to excel at R&D

The Accord is the biggest academic investment in Slovakia's history.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2019, at 23:44

Education Minister Martina Lubyová and rectors of two universities, Miroslav Fikar (STU) and Marek Števček (UK), sign a contract that will grant €111 million  to the two higher education institutions

Washington Post describes Čaputová as Slovakia’s success

Columnist Anne Applebaum parallels Slovakia and the USA.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2019, at 13:30

Zuzana Čaputová