What the Papers Say: Monday, 22 October 2018

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Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Monday, 22 October 2018, as prepared by the STA


Garnbret's Climbing World Cup victory
"Teenager, but with third cup": Slovenia's teen climbing sensation, Janja Garnbret, has secured the overall Climbing World Cup victory in the women's lead discipline for the third time in succession. (front page, 13)

Germany's industry
"Germany's new industrial strategy": German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier has announced a new industrial strategy of the fourth biggest economy in the world. (front page, 3)

Border control
"Bavarian border control unconstitutional?": Having Bavarian police patrol the southern border of the federal state since August is not in line with the constitution, legal experts have found, noting that the federal authorities should control the border. (front page)


Real estate tax
"Šarec does not want to repeat his predecessors' mistakes": The Marjan Šarec government plans to draw up a bill introducing a real estate tax in 2020. It obviously does not want to repeat the mistakes of previous governments in this respect, the paper says. (front page, 2-3, 16)

Ikea's problems in Ljubljana
"Key to new Ikea still in the hands of municipality": The construction of an Ikea store in Ljubljana's shopping district BTC cannot start until the municipality builds a road linking Kajuhova and Ameriška streets. (front page, 11)

"Marquez already world champion, Hamilton misses title by just an inch": Honda rider Marc Marquez secured his third MotoGP championship in four years on Sunday by winning the Japanese Grand Prix, while in Formula 1 Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettle in Austin, US, but was five points short of becoming world champion early. (front page, 20)


"Did you know that only 21 Slovenian municipalities have above average pay?": The paper brings a list of municipalities whose residents receive more than EUR 1,073 in average net monthly pay. (front page, 2-3)

Public sector pay talks
"At the start of negotiations: how high are the wages, how many employees, what trade unions want": The paper presents the situation in the public sector and compares it to the private sector, as public sector pay talks got under way on Friday. (front page, 4)

Schengen zone
"Austria, Germany extending border controls - what can MEPs do?": MEPs meeting in Strasbourg today will discuss the Schengen zone, including temporary border controls introduced by Germany and Austria. (front page, 5)


Local elections
"Battle for Maribor": The paper's first public opinion poll ahead of the 18 November local election shows Franc Kangler, the mayor who was forced to step down amid mass protests, emerging as the top candidate, while incumbent Andrej Fištravec is in fifth place. (front page, 2-3)

"Early morning classes payable in some towns": Pupils arriving to school early are attended to free of charge only if they are first-graders; some schools charge the service for older children. (front page, 4)

Traffic accidents
"Two fatal accidents": A 32-year motorcyclist died in Paka pri Velenju on Saturday, while on Sunday a 24-year-old passenger lost his life in a car accident between Vipava and Ajdovščina. (front page, 12)

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