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Slovenia's Andraž Šporar and Serbia's Nikola Milenković at the Slovenia-Serbia Euro 2024 game. Photo: Jure Makovec/STA
Slovenia was clearly a better side in the first half in the match in Munich Football Arena in front of some 63,000 spectators, with Timi Max Elšnik having the best chance in the 38th minute, hitting the goal post from right inside the box.
Elšnik was also involved in play as Slovenia scored the fir
Romana Tomc, the SDS lead candidate in the EU election, and SDS leader Janez Janša at a campaign event in Celje. Photo: Božidar Kolar/STA
Slovenian member of the European Parliament Romana Tomc has been elected one of ten vice-chairs of the European People's Party faction in parliament after making it clear that she plans to act as the conservative wing of the group.
Tomc, a member of the Democrats (SDS) who secured her third consecu
Business conference Invest and Connect: Slovenian Business Pitch. Photo: Jure Makovec/STA
Slovenia and Germany's industrial powerhouse Bavaria have long nurtured close economic ties and bilateral trade amounts to roughly €3 billion annually. Slovenia however wants to expand cooperation in the light of current geopolitical developments, which have underlined the need for Europe to step u
The Russian Embassy in Ljubljana. Photo: Bor Slana/STA
An alleged Russian spy who was recently expelled from Austria had worked unnoticed in Slovenia for several years posing as a journalist, acocrding to a series of reports that comes a year and half after two Russian sleeper agents were arrested in Ljubljana.
The man in question went by the name Ivan
Mobile finance. Stock photo by Halfpoint/EnvatoElements
Fintech firm Fliqa, which already has two products on the market, has been named Slovenian Startup of the Year, an accolade awarded by peers from the startup community.
The firm offers one-click transactions with merchants directly from the user's bank account, without having to have or use a credi
Team Slovenia at the Volleyball Nations League match with Argentina. Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA
The Slovenia national men's volleyball team secured a berth at the Summer Olympics by defeating Argentina in a Nations League tournament match on 18 June, becoming the third Slovenian team to secure a ticket to Paris.
Slovenia needed only one more win after accumulating enough points from the prece
Event marking the start of the academic year in Ljubljana. Photo: Boštjan Podlogar/STA
Slovenian 15-year-olds perform below average in creative thinking, view aspects of creativity more negatively, and are less open to obtaining new knowledge and experience, according to fresh study results that have educational authorities concerned.
The PISA Global Competence survey, coordinated b
Prime Minister Robert Golob and ESA director general Josef Aschbacher sign Slovenia's membership agreement. Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA
Slovenia has signed an agreement to become a full member of the European Space Agency (ESA) effective in 2025, a move years in the making that is seen as a major boost to the local aerospace industry.
The agreement was signed on 18 June by Prime Minister Robert Golob and ESA director general Josef
This year's winners of Michelin stars. Photo: Bor Slana/STA
Ten Slovenian restaurants have been deemed worthy of Michelin stars by the famous French restaurant guide, one more than in 2023. Ana Roš's Hiša Franko has retained three stars and restaurant Milka, run by chef David Žefran, has kept its two. Eight restaurants now have one star.
Hiša Franko, servin
The largest Slovenian flag ever made is hoisted up above Logatec. Photo: STA
A giant Slovenian flag measuring 15 by 7.5 metres has been hoisted up a 50-metre flagpole on a hill above Logatec, honouring the national flag as a symbol and marking the upcoming Statehood Day.
The largest flag in the country was hoisted on Sekirica, a 545-metre hill, by the Guard of the Slovenian
E-book reader. Photo: Hina/STA
Members of Slovenian public libraries can access 2,000 digital books on a new public e-book lending platform called Cobiss Ela that has been lunched after a public-private partnership fell apart.
Cobiss Ela replaces Biblos, a platform that was discontinued after eleven years this may due to financi
An aerial view of Moon Bay. Photo: courtesy of the Strunjan Nature Reserve
A small stony beach on the Slovenian coast has been named among the best in the word by Big 7 Travel, a global travel advice website.
Moon Bay is located in the Strunjan Nature Reserve between Strunjan and Izola, and can only be reached by foot.
It is an undeveloped beach with no amenities at the f