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Which areas of Bratislava house the most people?

Data about population density helps to better plan transport and adjustments to public spaces.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Feb 2020, at 19:32

Population density in Bratislava.

Initiative questions interior minister's warning against votes from abroad

Denisa Saková said she only wanted to motivate voters from regions outside Bratislava.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Feb 2020, at 13:26

Interior Minister Denisa Saková

Matovič’s OĽaNO party jumps in the polls

The party benefits mostly from its media campaign, according to the AKO pollster head.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Feb 2020, at 13:17

Igor Matovič (centre) and his party colleagues.

Wind speed in western Slovakia may exceed 100 km/h

Meteorologists have issued warnings for the upcoming days.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Feb 2020, at 13:12

Illustrative stock photo

Which party has the most transparent campaign?

Vlasť and Smer parties among those running most untransparent campaigns.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 7. Feb 2020, at 9:41

The coalition of non-parliamentary parties Progressive Slovakia/Spolu has the most transparent campaign.

Environmental disaster: Dangerous substances flood land and leak into a stream

The disaster happened in a village near Krupina.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Feb 2020, at 0:12

An ecological disaster occurs in Čabradský Vrbovok, near Krupina, on February 6, 2020.

Did a teenage girl really drive a Bratislava tram?

She had the uniform and is said to have many friends among the tram drivers.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Feb 2020, at 0:04

A teenage girl has recently caused a problem for the Bratislava Transport Company (DPB) after she was photographed in a tram cabin.

Court rejects MPs’ complaint about the right to vote from abroad

A group of 37 MPs turned to the Constitutional Court.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Feb 2020, at 23:15

A woman carries an election ballot box in a village near Zvolen, central Slovakia, during the 2019 European Parliament elections.

Former dean who was fired: I should have left abroad 20 years ago

I never thought it was so easy to get rid of a professor, says Mária Bieliková.Daniela Hajčáková, 6. Feb 2020, at 16:19

Maria Bielikova

The luxury flat Fico lived in will be for sale

The administrator has set the auction date.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Feb 2020, at 13:49

UPDATED Feb 7, 2020 8:00

IT experts testified on Threema, Kočner had many questions

His defence is based on questioning the authenticity of the messages.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Feb 2020, at 13:42

Jozef Kuciak

Anti-fascist street protests: Who's going to benefit?

Expert sees more of a pre-election campaign than an effective solution.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 6. Feb 2020, at 9:00

ĽSNS gathering and anti-extremism protest in Trnava

Slovakia expels a Vietnamese diplomat in relation to abduction case

The diplomat has been declared persona non grata; he has 48 hours to leave.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Feb 2020, at 21:56

Slovakia's Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák.
UPDATED: Feb 10, 2020 at 18:00 (IPI reaction added)

Police press charges against a prominent commentator

Charges pertain to Michal Havran's commentary in the Sme daily criticising a controversial Catholic priest.Daniela Hajčáková, 5. Feb 2020, at 15:15

Michal Havran

Youth in Slovakia most critical toward the US among V4 peers

They tend to position Slovakia somewhere between the east and west.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Feb 2020, at 14:13

Illustrative stock photo

Fico did not say whether he met with Kočner about GP election

I go to the police like I go to a violin class, he said.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Feb 2020, at 13:58

Robert Fico

Outages and fallen trees as strong wind strikes Slovakia

The SHMÚ has also issued wind warnings for February 5.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Feb 2020, at 21:58

Prístavny Bridge in Bratislava is partially closed after a lorry tips over on February 4, 2020.

Foreigners’ Police in Dunajská Streda moves to a new address

A new building stands on Mlynská Street.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Feb 2020, at 21:39

Foreigners' Police in Dunajská Streda, southern Slovakia, changes its address on February 4, 2020.

Kuciak murder trial: Mental health professionals on Zsuzsová

Only Tomáš Szabó was present at the court on the eighth trial day.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Feb 2020, at 13:57

Tomáš Szabó

Police investigate the parliament speaker's plagiarism

SNS leader Andrej Danko had already been interrogated.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Feb 2020, at 13:49

Andrej Danko