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Top investigators of the biggest corruption case are leaving the police

The investigation into bribery linked to agricultural subventions has so far landed businessmen Martin Kvietik and Norbert Bödör in prison and is still ongoing.Matúš Burčík, 30. Jul 2020, at 17:15

Norbert Bödör leaves the Specialised Criminal Court free.

Coming from a risky country? You can now register online

These people still need to stay in home isolation and undergo testing.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jul 2020, at 11:25

Slovak holidaymakers walk towards a Ryanair plane July 4 at M. R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava.

A devastating fire erupted in the Tatras 15 years ago

Damaged nearly 229 hectares of forest.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jul 2020, at 11:23

An extensive fire hit the High Tatras on the last weekend of July 2005.
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News digest: 17-year-long embezzlement case wraps up, U.S. Steel trade unions on strike alert

The overview of news from Wednesday, July 29, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jul 2020, at 17:24

Peter Filip, the lawyer of Jozef Majský, sentenced for the embezzlement of non-banking companies, at the Supreme Court on July 29, 2020.
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Jozef Majský has been sentenced for embezzling non-banking companies

The 17-year-long proceeding has come to an end. He will serve nine years in prison.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jul 2020, at 17:17

Jozef Majský in court.

EU funds should be used for the establishment of courts

Justice Minister Mária Kolíková has introduced several ways Slovakia can use the money allocated to fight the coronavirus.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jul 2020, at 17:10

Justice Minister Mária Kolíková

COVID-19 shot should be free, state not buying it for all its inhabitants yet

Slovakia has 5.4 million inhabitants, will pre-order 3 million vaccines.Daniela Hajčáková, 29. Jul 2020, at 12:28

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Slovakia experienced the hottest day this year

High temperatures were followed by strong storms.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jul 2020, at 11:47

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Deputy interior minister resigns after reports on his secret service work

State Secretary Lukáš Kyselica was allegedly asked to report about the current interior minister.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Jul 2020, at 17:48

Lukáš Kyselica
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News digest: Deputy interior minister quits, more weather warnings issued

Read the overview of news from Slovakia from Tuesday, July 28, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Jul 2020, at 17:40

The former police officer and member of the Military Intelligence, Lukáš Kyselica, has decided to step down as the state secretary at the Interior Ministry.

Storm and heat warnings issued for Wednesday and Thursday

The entire Slovakia will continue to be hit by storms on July 29.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Jul 2020, at 17:37

Stormy weather will hit Slovakia on July 29, 2020.

Prosecutor supervising the Kuciak murder case will serve in the EU prosecutor's office

The EU Public Prosecutor’s Office to launch in late 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Jul 2020, at 17:35

EU's chief public prosecutor Laura Codruţu Kövesi.

Questions over the biggest drug delivery case

Prosecutor talks about lives in danger.Matúš Burčík, 28. Jul 2020, at 12:26

Police warn parents and teenagers against TikTok

Protect your privacy online, police advise people.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Jul 2020, at 11:46

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News digest: Most imported COVID-19 cases from Ukraine, warning against heat

Read the overview of news from Slovakia from Monday, July 27, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jul 2020, at 17:51

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Most imported coronavirus-positive cases were from Ukraine

The infection has not occurred in 18 districts, the recent report shows.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jul 2020, at 17:15

Testing of seniors started in Bratislava Ružinov.

Vote for the name of the new Danube bridge

The Chuck Norris bridge is not an option. The final name will be chosen from eight shortlisted names.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jul 2020, at 17:13

The still un-named bridge over the Danube

Health minister does not want the COVID-19 vaccination to be mandatory

Wearing masks in interior spaces and crowds may be compulsory until 2021.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jul 2020, at 11:25

	
In this handout photo released by the University of Oxford blood samples from coronavirus vaccine trials are handled inside the Jenner Institute in Oxford, England.

The number of new coronavirus cases keeps increasing. Health authorities respond

The town of Myjava has already closed its public swimming pool and cancelled events.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jul 2020, at 11:20

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Culture Ministry's state secretary dies in a car accident

Vladimír Dolinay, who was active in municipal politics, was appointed on July 1.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Jul 2020, at 20:13

Vladimír Dolinay