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Dimly lit self-checkout row at a Ljubljana department store.

Mandatory paper receipts returning

Retail businesses in Slovenia must again give out a receipt for goods or services to customers, who have to accept it after this was...
A model of a new office space development.

Slovak developer launches green offices project

Slovak developer Corwin has broken ground on Vilharia, a €100 million office complex next to Ljubljana's central train station which it says will set...

Clug powerless as Bolshoi picks his ballet to drop Kremlin-critical artist

Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre has decided to cancel a ballet production by the Kremlin-critical director Kirill Serebrennikov and replace it with a ballet by Slovenian-based...
An army helicopter pictured against the backdrop of a green landscape with white fume rising behind it.

Slovenia stepping up defence spending

Slovenia will step up defence spending to meet the target 2% of GDP by 2030, five years earlier than planned so far, under a...
An old-fashioned countryside restaurant.

Old countryside inns brought to life

Three entrepreneurs from the west of the country have joined forces to bring long-forgotten country pubs back to life for a day in a...
A drumming battery in greenish light with the inscription orto in the background.

Orto Fest for rockers of all ages

Ljubljana's celebrated rock club Orto Bar will host the 23rd iteration of the Orto Fest from 30 March to 29 April. The 2023 line-up...

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Attracting talent depends on broader ecosystem

Attracting and retaining the right talent is a major challenge for companies, where well-thought-out and targetted measures are needed. Meanwhile, the role of the...
Economist Mojmir Mrak addresses an audience from a lectern.

EU and Slovenia need to tackle vulnerabilities

Economist Mojmir Mrak discussed the challenges of the increasingly multi-polar world bearing on smaller players such as the EU in his address to the...
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Competitive environment key to attracting FDI

To attract more foreign direct investment, Slovenia needs to provide a stable and competitive regulatory framework, ensure transparency and improve human resources management where...
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Call for reforms at outset of FDI Summit

Slovenia needs to realise its potential to create a friendly and stimulating work environment for a highly-skilled labour force and continue to invest in...

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The headquarters of the Slovenian intelligence and security agency SOVA.

Indictment filed against alleged Russian spies

The prosecution has filed an indictment against two alleged Russian spies who were arrested in Slovenia in December, media reported on 3 March. The...
Animation showing breasts and genitalia in the shape of a house.

Granny’s Sexual Life wins animation Cesar

Granny's Sexual Life, the multi-award-winning Slovenian-French animated documentary, won the Cesar for best animated short at the 48th iteration of the French film awards...
Boštjan Poklukar, Slovenia's new interior minister, pictured seated with a Freedom Movement folder on the desk in front of him.

Boštjan Poklukar reinstalled as interior minister

Boštjan Poklukar, 52, has been appointed as Slovenia's new interior minister, a job that he held in the government of the incumbent Defence Minister...
The landing slope of the Planica giant hill with a mountain in the background at dawn.

Planica, a site of mythic proportions

Planica, an Alpine valley in Slovenia best known for its gigantic ski flying hill and home to a state-of-the art Nordic centre since 2015,...

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Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani and Slovenia's Tanja fajon speaks to the press after a meeting.

Slovenia and Italy to continue joint efforts against illegal migration

Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon and her Italian counterpart Antonio Tajani committed to further cooperation between...
The villa housing the Russian embassy in Ljubljana surrounded by trees and railings.

Russian ambassador summoned as indictment against spies final

The Foreign Ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador after the indictment against two alleged Russian...
Portraits of Slovenian skiers Ilka Štuhec and Žan Kranjec.

Štuhec and Kranjec keep Slovenian skiing fans proud

Slovenian Alpine ski racers kept their contact to the world's best this season, owing to...
Production halls of Baumüller Dravinja pictured from air.

Baumüller Dravinja marrying Slovenian know-how with German capital

Baumüller Dravinja, a Slovenske Konjice-based company, specialises in production of electrical enclosures and control panels....
The sunlit bell tower of the Koper cathedral against the deep blue sky pictured from a frog's eye view.

Koper to host religious dignitaries from 15 countries

The Slovenian Catholic Church will host a meeting of religious dignitaries from 15 countries in...
Yellow no-smoking sign along on a black surface.

Stricter tobacco legislation coming

The Health Ministry has drawn up changes to tobacco legislation to further restrict access to...