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Weather: Sunny

After a foggy morning in some low-lying areas, Saturday will be sunny. Morning lows will range from 6 to 11 degrees Celsius, up to 13 at the coast. Daytime highs will be between 19 and 24 degrees, up to 26 in the southeast.

Politics May 17, 2024, 19:30

Anti-money laundering official question previous boss's conduct

A parliamentary commission of inquiry questioned on Friday an employee of the Office for the Prevention of Money Laundering who highlighted several unusual practices under a previous boss, who is now the subject of a police investigation.

Politics May 17, 2024, 18:53

Poklukar sees no change in Slovenian-Italian relations

Interior Minister BoĊĦtjan Poklukar said there had been no change in Slovenian-Italian relations when it came to the border as he talked to MPs at a session on Friday called in the aftermath of a statement by Italian Interior Minister Antonio Tajani which the opposition interpreted as a vote of no confidence in Slovenia.

Politics May 17, 2024, 17:31

Cvelbar Bek appointed ambassador to France

Foreign Ministry State Secretary Renata Cvelbar Bek has been appointed Slovenia's new ambassador to France where she will replace Metka Ipavic. The order appointing Cvelbar Bek was published in the Official Gazette on Friday, as was the order for Ipavic to be recalled on 8 September.

Politics May 17, 2024, 17:12

The Greens focus on quality of life

The Greens will prioritise health, quality of life and empowerment of people in its programme for the EU elections, the party said at a press conference on Friday. They will advocate for human rights, a just green transition, gender and generational equality and a solidarity-based Europe.

Politics May 17, 2024, 16:51

Slovenia gains two places on Rainbow Map, but issues persist

Slovenia ranked 19th on the latest Rainbow Map, which is published annually by Europe's leading LGBTI organisation, ILGA-Europe. The country gained two places, but the NGO warns that the government has failed to renew its LGBTI action plan. An EU survey meanwhile suggests that bullying and harassment targetting LGBTI people is still rampant.