Daily headlines - Thursday, 11 January

Ljubljana, 11 January - Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Thursday, 11 January:


Person of the Year
"Delo's Person of the Year 2023: Romana Lesjak": Črna na Koroškem Mayor Romana Lesjak showed people how to lead a community in difficult times, Delo says as it declares her Person of the Year 2023 for her flood relief efforts. (front page, 4-5)

Pay negotiations
"Promising deal overshadowed by strikes": The government and a number of public sector trade unions signed an agreement on partial pay indexation and early holiday allowance payment, but the situation is still heated when it comes to judges and doctors. (front page, 3)

"Roglič has one job this year: to win the Tour": Cyclist Primož Roglič will go after the only title that has eluded him so far - the Tour de France. He also intends to compete for Slovenia in the Olympic Games in Paris and World Championships in Zurich. (front page 19)


Agriculture minister candidate
"Candidate's only virtue is confidence": The chair of the parliamentary Agriculture Committee was disappointed by the presentation of the candidate for agriculture minister. (front page, 2)

"Up in arms about proposed lax punishment": The court is expected to hand down a ruling in a case involving a former head teacher accused of sexual assault. The prosecution proposes he be sentenced to three years and ten months in prison, a punishment that is considered too lax by many. (front page, 5)

"Israeli film about Hamas causes rift between MPs": Only opposition MPs came to a screening of Israel's graphic film about Hamas's 7 October attack. Another screening for journalists and diplomats was first cancelled, but then went ahead at a different location. (front page 3)


Spade of the Year
The front page highlights another quote nominated for the newspaper's Spade of the Year award: architect Boris Podrecca criticises turbo-capitalism, which he believes replaced socialist democracy in Slovenia.

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