STA, 23 October 2018 - A project which tells a story about the past along the river Ljubljanica from its source near Vrhnika to Ljubljana has won the European Heritage Days Grant Award 2018.
STA, 23 October 2018 - Slovenia recorded the sharpest decrease in general government debt in the EU in the second quarter of the year, show the latest figures released by Eurostat.
STA, 22 October 2018 - Delivering the closing arguments in a trial of a doctor charged with killing four of his patients and several other crimes, the prosecution demanded on Monday that Ivan Radan be sentenced to a combined 20 years in prison and stripped of his medical licence.
STA, 22 October 2018 - A small municipality at the foot of the Karavanke mountain range is in for an interesting election race, as two mayoral candidates are ex-prisoners. Pavel Rupar will try to get back to Town Hall after more than a decade, while Duško Krupljanin is on trial for having attacked a police officer.
STA, 22 October 2018 - Večer'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 in 2012, emerging as the top candidate, while his closest rival is a businessman who entered the race at the eleventh hour, Saša Arsenovič. The incumbent is far behind.
Figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS) show that “consensual unions” – when a couple live together without a formal, legal relationship – are becoming ever more common, their number having increased by 7.1% since the start of 2015, a rise of 5,500. Consensual unions now represent 14.4% of all families in Slovenia, compared to just 2% in 1981, when such data was first collected.
STA, 21 October 2018 - Capping almost three years of hearings and a series of twists, the trial of a doctor charged with killing four of his patients will hear closing arguments on Monday in a case without precedent in Slovenia.
STA, 20 October 2018 - Addressing a ceremony commemorating fallen WWII resistance members in Žužemberk on Saturday, Prime Minister Marjan Šarec stressed the importance of the movement for "our freedom" while also regretting the "events after the war that our nation cannot be proud of."