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Slovenia – what lies beneath (and outside Hiša Franko)?

In June, at the time covid-stricken restaurant industry desperately needed a push, Slovenia got its first Michelin guide – the stars always mean a...

Two Slovenians Lead Charge for Voting Rights for Persons with Disabilities...

A European court case has the power to reshape disability access to polling places all over a continent

WASHINGTON - Slovenia is in the middle of an European Court of Human Rights case that could redefine the spirit of equality and define issues of accessibility for persons with disabilities throughout nearly the entire European continent.

National Assembly confirms latest stimulus package

Ljubljana - Parliament adopted in a 51:11 vote on Wednesday the sixth stimulus package designed to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus on the...

Tourism getting ready for multi-year recovery

Ljubljana - Slovenian tourism is preparing for long-term recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic. The recovery plan will span until the end of 2023, with...

N26 launches premium offering in Slovenia

The Mobile Bank N26 launched its premium accounts to customers in Slovenia. On this occasion Slovenia Times spoke with Sarunas Legeckas, General Manager of Greater Europe Markets.

Chef Ana Roš awarded two Michelin stars, five restaurants get one...

Ljubljana - Chef Ana Roš of Hiša Franko was awarded two stars as Michelin presented its first ever rating for Slovenia on Tuesday. Five other restaurants got a star each: Vila Podvin (Uroš Štefelin, Mošnje), Hiša Denk (Gregor Vračko, Zgornja Kungota), Atelje (Jorg Zupan, Ljubljana), Pri Lojzetu (Tomaž Kavčič, Vipava) and Dam (Uroš Fakuč, Nova Gorica).

NIJZ chief Krek says each uninfected person counts

Ljubljana - If people do not become more consistent in abiding by anti-coronavirus measures, the second wave of the epidemic could last until March,...

The Right to Be Protected from Fear

“I was proud to participate in the protests but when I was arrested, it was over for me. They use a strategy of fear. I don’t want to go through that again. I have anxiety attacks and haven’t been able to find work: employers ask for criminal records. I was painting graffiti murals, but now I’ve stopped. Everything has changed.” Humberto Caporalli, 24 year-old graffiti artist, who was charged under Brazil’s National Security Law after taking part in a demonstration for better education in São Paulo on 7 October 2013 (They use a strategy of fear. Amnesty International, Peter Benenson House, UK, 2014).

Govt legal office says STA independent also from government

Ljubljana - The Government Office for Legislation has issued an opinion on the suspension of financing of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) by the...

Connecting the borders on foot

The Slovenian coastline is 44km long, one of the shortest European coasts. Only shorter are the coastlines of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Monaco, at 21km and 8km respectively. Slovenia's coastline has three bays: the bays of Koper, of Strunjan and of Piran, and some picturesque small towns that can all be seen in a day's walk, or even better, a run!
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