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Three men were sentenced for a Slovak gangland murder

The three defendants in the 2004 murder of Peter Čongrády were refused their appeals and sentenced to many years in prison.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Sep 2018, at 23:36

Illustrative stock photo

Presidential survey: Which candidates would stand a chance?

Scientist Robert Mistrík would have been elected president if the election had taken place on the break of August and September 2018. There are small differences among the candidates, though.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Sep 2018, at 13:35

Scientist Robert Mistrík is leading presidential candidate.

Suicide rate in Slovakia has declined

Statistics published on the World Suicide Prevention Day show that last year the number of suicides in the country fell, committed mostly by men and under the influence of alcohol or addictive drugs.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Sep 2018, at 13:24

U2 paid tribute on June 11, 2018 to US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain who committed suicide shortly before.

Barrack no. 3 shows how people lived in the concentration camp in SereďPhoto

The former concentration camp has served as Holocaust Museum since 2016.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Sep 2018, at 5:08

Barrack no. 3

People are interested in bike-sharingPhoto

However, some bikes have already been destroyed by vandals.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Sep 2018, at 14:18

Bike-sharing in Bratislava

AKO poll: Smer keeps its preferential votes, extremists from ĽSNS decline in popularity

The new Spolu (Together) party also fell in popularity.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Sep 2018, at 13:32

ĽSNS MPs sitting in parliament.

Afraid of maths? A Czech student shows there is nothing to fear

Marek Liška has written textbooks in a language close to students. He now plans to introduce them to Slovak schools.Radka Minarechová, 9. Sep 2018, at 19:30

Marek Liška

Bratislava has launched a new bike-sharing systemPhoto

Initially, 70 stations and 550 bicycles will be at the public's disposal.Peter Kapitán8. Sep 2018, at 10:38

Bike-sharing stands in Bratislava

Spring forward, fall back: Slovaks do not want daylight savings time

Like the majority of Europeans, Slovaks have voted to stop the time change.Nina Francelová, 6. Sep 2018, at 17:59

The first Slovak F-16 will first remain in the US

The final agreement with Slovakia might be signed until the end of this year, head of Lockheed Marin said in an interview.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Sep 2018, at 14:04

F-16 fighter plane, Lockheed Martin

President: Every name holds a story of the Holocaust victims and their families

Jews deported to the extermination camps during WWII were remembered with the reading of names from deportation lists in Bratislava.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Sep 2018, at 13:55

l-r: journalist Ľuba Lesná, President Andrej Kiska and actor Martin Huba

Employment of Roma people remains Slovakia’s perpetual problem

Unemployment rate is low maybe in Slovakia, but it does not apply to Roma community.Nina Francelová, 6. Sep 2018, at 13:46

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Primary schools will get free lunches

Chairman of the ruling Smer party, Robert Fico, has promised free lunches for all pupils of primary schools and the last grades of nursery schools.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Sep 2018, at 21:45

A school canteen, illustrative stock photo

Holocaust remembrance divided over several days

The ceremonial Reading of the Names of Holocaust Victims takes place this Wednesday, September 5.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Sep 2018, at 14:04

The holocaust museum in Sereď

Parliamentary committee approved October 30 as one-time state holiday

The centenary of the adoption of the Declaration of the Slovak Nation prompted MPs of the Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee to make October 30, 2018 a one-time holiday.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Sep 2018, at 13:48

The "Martin Declaration" published in a newspaper

FAQ: How can foreigners vote in municipal elections in Slovakia?

Foreigners living in Slovakia can influence the results of the upcoming municipal elections. Here is what you need to know before visiting a polling station.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Sep 2018, at 11:35

Fewer thefts but more violence and extremism in Slovakia

Overall, less crimes were committed this year compared to recent years.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Sep 2018, at 21:52

Police, illustrative stock photo

No need to celebrate the Constitution; it's a remnant of Mečiar's era

Unlike some other state holidays, Constitution Day was even attended by ex-prime minister Robert Fico.Lucia Krbatová4. Sep 2018, at 20:23

Constitution Day 2018 in Slovak Parliament

She won a running race without sports footwear. Now she met the presidentPhoto

The story of a young girl who won a run back in June – in ballerina shoes – went viral on Facebook.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Sep 2018, at 14:28

President Kiska meets young Roma runner Annamária Horváthová September 9.
Traffic jam between Trnavské Mýto and Račianske Mýto