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Society 13:31

Weather: Rainy or snowy in entire country

It will be rainy or snowy across Slovenia on Saturday morning, with some thunderstorms possible. It will be snowing at lower altitudes from the mid-day, starting from the north. Morning lows will range from 7 to 15 degrees Celsius, from 3 to 6 degrees in the north.

Politics 13:09

Ministry approves EU funds to reduce flood risk in Drava watershed

The Cohesion and Regional Development Ministry has approved EU funds for two projects to reduce flood risk along the Drava and two of its tributaries in northeast Slovenia. The projects are valued at EUR 52 million, EUR 42.5 million of which will be drawn from the European Regional Development Fund.

Society 13:02

Christmas lights switched on for festive season

Christmas lights are being switched on across the country to usher in the festive season. Maribor was the first to get into the festive mood with Ljubljana and several other towns joining in today and at the weekend.

Business 12:40

Having completed huge investments, ski resorts optimistic about new season

Slovenian ski resorts have invested a combined EUR 84 million in modernisation of infrastructure since the last season. Most of them expect the first skiers next weekend. Tickets are generally a few euros more expensive than last year, with daily passes at around EUR 40 for adults and just over EUR 20 for kids.

Society 11:05

Cosmologist UroŇ° Seljak developing methods to detect exoplanets

UroŇ° Seljak, a Slovenian cosmologist at the University of California, Berkeley, has made significant contributions to the understanding of the theory of the origins of the universe. He is also working on the development of statistical methods that could improve the detection of new planets.

Politics Press Review 7:44

Delo says lasting peace in Middle East necessary, unlikely

Delo argues in Friday's commentary that a permanent ceasefire in Gaza is a necessity, but it acknowledges that the chance of that is "practically zero" given how much is at stake for Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu.