Daily headlines - Monday, 19 July

Ljubljana, 19 July - Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Monday, 19 July:


Tour de France
"King of Paris": Slovenian cyclist Tadej Pogačar has won the Tour de France for the second time, capping a race in which Slovenian cyclists won five stages. (front page, 11, 12)

Energy firms
"Staffing and battle for Gen-I": The Slovenian energy sector is in turmoil. In the first pillar, HSE, they are grappling with losses. In the second pillar, Gen-I, a battle is under way for control of the company. (front page, 3)

North Stream pipeline
"Controversial gas pipeline will be launched": At the end of August North Stream 2, one of the most controversial energy projects in recent years, will start pumping gas from Russia to Germany. (front page, 6)

"Climate change is causing severe weather": Flooding has hit large swathes of West Europe. In the worst floods in Germany on record, at least 157 people have died. (front page, 5)


Tour de France
"Ruler of the cycling world": At age 22, Tadej Pogačar has made Slovenian and global cycling history by becoming the youngest double winner of the Tour de France. He also picked up the jerseys for best young rider and best climber. (front page, 12-15)


Notary revenue
"Such are the takings of the biggest notaries": Total revenue of notaries remained level in 2020 on the year before, but the largest three have seen their revenue increase. (front page, 5)

Subsidies for short-time work
"Who can get short-time work subsidies": Only companies prevented by regulation of performing their business can apply for the latest short-time work subsidies. (front page, 2, 3)

"Marjan Batagelj buys Ravbar Mansion in Mengeš": Businessman Marjan Batagelj has bought the Ravbar Mansion in Mengeš at auction for the asking price of EUR 2.5 million. It is unclear whether he bought the property for himself or whether he plans to develop it for tourism. (front page, 5)


Tour de France
"King of the Tour, redux": Tadej Pogačar has won the Tour de France the second time, leading the race like nobody before him in years. (front page, 2, 16, 17)

"When nature strikes": In Western Europe, in particular Belgium and Germany, heavy flooding has killed hundreds and destroyed countless homes. (front page, 6, 7)

"On the track of cues": The National Forensics Laboratory, the only such lab in Slovenia, looks for ways to track criminals who are increasingly ingenuous. (front page, 12, 13)

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