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Štuhec bags another small crystal globe15.03.2017 18:42

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Slovenian skier Ilka Štuhec has won another small crystal globe in today's world cup downhill race in Aspen, US.

She has thus become the 7th female skier in history to win the overall world cup in the discipline that she became a world champion in in the same season.

Lindsey Vonn of the US came through the finish line with the second fastest time, followed by Sofia Goggia of Italy.

She has a chance to win another small crystal globe in tomorrow's super-G. There, the 26-year-old from Maribor faces a tighter race. Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein is namely trailing her by only 15 points ahead of the season finale in the discipline.

Slovenian book days kicking off in Maribor today
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The Slovenian Book Days will be held in several towns across Slovenia this week. The festival will begin in Maribor tonight with a presentation of an installation entitled Time Capsule. It is made from worn out and disused...

Slovenia Celebrates Easter
16.04.2017 18:12

Slovenian Christians are celebrating Easter this weekend. The religious festivities began on Thursday and culminated with Sunday masses. Many, especially in north-eastern Slovenia, mark Easter Sunday by setting off makeshift...

Philosopher Žižek Winner of Hemingway Prize
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Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek has been awarded the 2017 Hemingway Prize. The prize is given out by the Italian city of Lignano celebrating the adventure of thought. Žižek will receive the accolade in mid-June. The jury...

Two Trains Crashed in Western Moscow
09.04.2017 13:24

Two trains crashed in western Moscow last night. The crash occurred after one of the trains suddenly had to break to avoid a person that was on the tracks, causing the trains brakes to stop working properly. When the train...

EU reinforces identity checks on Schengen borders
08.04.2017 19:10

The EU started face systematic identity checks at the external borders of the EU’s Schengen yesterday. As a result, the congestion at Slovenia's border crossings with Croatia is not expected to clear any time soon. The move is...

Hungarian foreign minister discusses rail project with Erjavec
06.04.2017 18:55

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto is paying an official visit to Slovenia today. Talks with his host, Karl Erjavec, focused on infrastructure projects, including the planned construction of a second...

Exhibitions at Ljubljana Castle to focus on reformation language
05.04.2017 18:37

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation movement will honor the language of reformation. The event will be marked by the opening of two exhibitions at Ljubljana Castle tonight. The first exhibition titled “Looking in the Mouth”...

IKEA logistics center in Lendava?
05.04.2017 07:49

A massive new investment could be coming to Lendava soon. Austrian horticulture company Herneth Gartenbau is interested in setting up 30 hectares of greenhouses and an IKEA logistics center there. Altogether it could mean around...