Daily headlines - Friday, 21 October

Ljubljana, 21 October - Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Friday, 21 October:


Presidential election
"Logar and Pirc Musar to make it to final, as it seems": The latest opinion poll indicates that presidential candidates Anže Logar and Nataša Pirc Musar will make it to the second round of election. (front page, page 2)

United Kingdom
"The expected farewell of Liz Truss": Liz Truss's resignation as British prime minister after a record short stint could hardly be described as a surprise. The move has brought relief amid speculations about who will succeed her. (front page, page 6)

"The Slovenian four ready for premiere": The Slovenian alpine skiing team has been decimated due to injuries and only four competitors will appear at the opening event of the new World Cup season in Sölden, Austria, this weekend. (front page, page 18)


United Kingdom
"Arm-wrestling broke PM": Liz Truss made history as British prime minister with the shortest stint as she announced her resignation after only 44 days in office. (front page, page 7)

Local elections
"Mayoral races kicking off": While the presidential election campaign is ending, the campaign for the 20 November local elections has just started. In Ljubljana, there are nine candidates for mayor. (front page, pages 2-3, commentary 14)


Regional economy
"Creme de la creme in Podravje": In cooperation with the Štajerska chamber of commerce and industry and Ebonitete agency, Večer has presented awards for the best companies in the Podravje region in 2021. Aluminium producer Impol has received the award for the fifth time. (front page, pages 2, 4, 5)

Local elections
"Kangler again running for mayor": A total of 15 candidates are standing in the Maribor local election. Just an hour or so before the deadline, former Maribor Mayor Franc Kangler's bid was filed. (front page, page 2-3)

"City holiday for people": The Maribor municipality has organised five concerts on five hills surrounding the city for the second time in a row to mark the holiday dedicated to the city. (front page, page 14)

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