Daily headlines - Friday, 16 June

Ljubljana, 16 June - Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Friday, 16 June:


Electric mobility
"One in hundred cars to be electric this year": Slovenia is at the tail of EV sales in the EU, but here, too, their share is increasing. (front page, 3)

Women's Eurobasket
"Good start, bad finish": After a strong start in the game against the UK, team Slovenia ultimately lost. (front page, 19)

Frankfurt Book Fair
"Elite level presentation": The Public Agency for the Book presented Slovenia's programme for the Frankfurt Book Fair, where Slovenia will be the guest of honour this year. It will organise 250 events and present 65 authors, among other things. (front page, 16)


Public healthcare
"Surgeries cancelled, shortage of beds": Hospitals are facing a lack of staff willing to work nights and weekends. Many are leaving their jobs for the private healthcare providers. The already problematic situation is all the more pronounced during the summer, when people take vacation. (front page, 2)

President's Serbia visit
"Pirc Musar wants to shift gears, Vučić cannot sleep at night": Visiting Belgrade, President Nataša Pirc Musar said after a meeting with her counterpart Aleksandar Vučić that the EU as well as candidate countries need to speed up the enlargement process. They also talked about violence in northern Kosovo, which is causing sleepless nights for Vučić. (front page)


Peer violence
"Looking for attention": The number of reported incidents of peer violence has increased since the Belgrade school shooting in May. Cases vary substantially, but all have a common denominator: attention seeking. (front page, 14 and 15)

"Police in the claws of politics": Following the excesses of the previous government, led by Janez Janša, the police force continues to be destabilised and dismantled also under the incumbent government. (front page, 2 and 3)

State aid violation
"SIJ would like aid and dividends": The government is demanding that steel maker SIJ repay energy crisis state aid after the company decided to pay out nearly EUR 6 million in dividends and an alleged EUR 20 million in bonuses. (front page, 6)

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