STA, 3 October - For almost a month Slovenia's tallest peak, Mount Triglav, was without the Aljaž Tower, a symbol not only of Slovenian mountains but of the country at large. On Wednesday, the landmark was returned to the top of the mountain, where it had stood for 123 years before it had to be lowered to the valley for much needed repairs.
STA, 26 September - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Gospodarska zbornica Slovenije; GZS) handed out on Wednesday its awards for best innovations to companies, innovators in companies and public research institutes, selecting the winners of ten golden awards among 42 best innovations at the national level.
STA, 22 September 2018 - A retirement home in Maribor which has introduced an innovative approach to the understanding of age has been declared the best facility for seniors in Europe by the European Centre for Research and Education in Ageing Services.
STA, 14 September 2018 - Acclaimed Slovenian composer Ivo Petrić, one of those who broke with traditionalism in the 1960s, died in Ljubljana on Thursday, aged 87, several media outlets reported.
STA, 9 September 2018 - Europe's first beer fountain, which opened in Žalec in east-central Slovenia two years ago, has proved such a success that it will be franchised abroad.
STA, 5 September 2018 - The wood technology department of the Ljubljana Biotechnical Faculty is creating a new technology for developing improved coatings for wood based on the use of plasma. Professor Marko Petrič claims that the method of surface processing of wood and hardening of coatings is a novelty on the global scale.
Interviews with BSF secretary-general, Peter Grk, and programme director Meliha Muherina.
STA, 24 August 2018 - Slovenian scientists in cooperation with their Canadian and Brazilian counterparts have solved a 150-year-old mystery about how light causes movement. They discovered that light can cause elastic waves, similar to those generated during an earthquake.