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Commission: Former Police Chief Lucansky Committed Suicide

Bratislava, April 16 (TASR) - The investigation of a special commission into the death of former national police chief Milan Lucansky in custody in...

UVZ: People Entering Slovakia Must Go into Quarantine

Bratislava, April 16 (TASR) - Vaccinated people who arrive in Slovakia from Monday (April 19) at 6 a.m. and were during the past 14...

UVZ: People Who Recovered from COVID in Past 180 Days Won’t Need Test

Bratislava, April 16 (TASR) - Negative test for coronavirus won't be required for an exemption from the curfew in Slovakia from April 19 for...

UVZ: Swimming Pools, Lidos, Cinemas and Theatres Remain Closed

Bratislava, April 16 (TASR) - Swimming pools and lidos, wellness facilities, gyms, theatres, cinemas and concert venues will remain closed even after April 19,...

NKU: Health Ministry and UKS Members Shirked Responsibility for Pandemic

Officials of the Health Ministry and members of the Central Crisis Management Team (UKS) were avoiding responsibility in connection with the coronavirus pandemic, leaving decisions up to the Public Health Authority (UVZ), Supreme Audit Office (NKU) vice-chair Lubomir Andrassy said on Friday in connection with an audit carried out by NKU in the second half of last year.

Slovak Organisations Turn to EC over Different Approaches to School Closures

There are huge differences in attitudes towards education and in how long schools have been closed in EU countries, 24 Slovak organisations have stated in a letter sent to the European Commission (EC).

Jozef Majsky Asks to Be Released on Parole

Slovak tycoon Jozef Majsky, who has been sentenced to nine years in prison for tunnelling non-banking financial companies and is now serving his sentence in the Czech Republic, has applied to be released on parole, Prague 4 District Court vice-chair and spokesman Michal Dvorak told TASR on Wednesday.

Blanar: Matovic Stirring Up Greater-Hungarian Fervour

Bratislava, April 14 (TASR) - Finance Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) is stirring up Greater-Hungarian fervour, Smer-SD and Parliamentary Vice-chair Juraj Blanar stated on Wednesday...

Some Measures to Be Lifted from Monday, Stores and Services Reopen

Bratislava, April 13 (TASR) - Slovakia is going to ease its anti-pandemic measures from next Monday (April 19), opening all stores and zoos, and...

Bitto Ciganikova: We Should Abandon Country-wide Antigen Testing

It would be better for Slovakia to abandon country-wide antigen testing, said parliamentary health committee chair Jana Bitto Ciganikova (Freedom and Solidarity/SaS) on Tuesday, adding that such testing should be reduced to specific cases.