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Slovenian Ceferin succeeds Platini as UEFA president following landslide election

Aleksander Ceferin completed his meteoric rise through the footballing ranks on Wednesday when the Slovenian was elected president of European football’s governing body…

Aleksander Ceferin completed his meteoric rise through the footballing ranks on Wednesday when the Slovenian was elected president of European football’s governing body…

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Football: Slovenian Aleksander Ceferin elected new head of UEFA

Aleksander Ceferin, the president of Slovenia’s football federation, was overwhelmingly elected as the new head of European soccer’s governing body UEFA at an extraordinary Congress on…

Aleksander Ceferin, the president of Slovenia’s football federation, was overwhelmingly elected as the new head of European soccer’s governing body UEFA at an extraordinary Congress on…

Science_technology

EU-wide emergency call system in cars to save lives

By April 2018 all new car models sold in the EU will have to be equipped with an eCall – an automatic emergency call system. Slovenia is the first

By April 2018 all new car models sold in the EU will have to be equipped with an eCall – an automatic emergency call system. Slovenia is the first

Sport

Ski Jumping: Prevc breaks record for season wins

Peter Prevc became the first man to win 14 ski jumping events in a single season on Thursday. The Slovenia overall World Cup champion flew to the top

Peter Prevc became the first man to win 14 ski jumping events in a single season on Thursday. The Slovenia overall World Cup champion flew to the top

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Hirscher defends World Cup title in giant slalom

Marcel Hirscher kept his composure to claim the giant slalom in Kranjska Gora on Saturday. The Austrian looked in great shape and held on to his

Marcel Hirscher kept his composure to claim the giant slalom in Kranjska Gora on Saturday. The Austrian looked in great shape and held on to his

Sport

Flying Frenchman Pinturault wins 4th straight Giant Slalom

Alexis Pinturault continued his dazzling form of late by winning a World Cup giant slalom race in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia for his fourth consecutive

Alexis Pinturault continued his dazzling form of late by winning a World Cup giant slalom race in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia for his fourth consecutive

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Ski jumping: Slovenia rocks Japan

For the moment at least Slovenia rules when it comes to ski jumping and one family in particular after a European triumph at the World Cup in Sapporo

For the moment at least Slovenia rules when it comes to ski jumping and one family in particular after a European triumph at the World Cup in Sapporo

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Skiing: Germany take the honours in women's giant slalom in Slovenia

Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg triumphed in her second straight women’s World Cup giant slalom in Slovenia on Saturday despite an early mistake

Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg triumphed in her second straight women’s World Cup giant slalom in Slovenia on Saturday despite an early mistake

Europe

Greece under pressure to act on refugees

Greece is under pressure to do more to stem the flow of migrants to northern Europe as the EU mulls extending temporary border controls inside its

Greece is under pressure to do more to stem the flow of migrants to northern Europe as the EU mulls extending temporary border controls inside its

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Prevc wins Four Hills title

Peter Prevc has won the 64th edition of the prestigous Four Hills tournament. He capped off a fine tournament campaign by winning the fourth and

Peter Prevc has won the 64th edition of the prestigous Four Hills tournament. He capped off a fine tournament campaign by winning the fourth and

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Four Hills: Prevc soars to victory in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Peter Prevc produced a gigantic second jump en route to winning the second leg of the prestigious Four Hills Ski jumping tournament at the German

Peter Prevc produced a gigantic second jump en route to winning the second leg of the prestigious Four Hills Ski jumping tournament at the German

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Slovenia rejects gay marriage

People in Slovenia have voted against a law that would have allowed same-sex couples to get married and adopt children. Very disappointed that

People in Slovenia have voted against a law that would have allowed same-sex couples to get married and adopt children. Very disappointed that

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Prevc secures large hill in Russia

Slovenia’s Peter Prevc kept his composure to claim his first ski jumping World Cup win of the season in the large hill in Russia. The 23-year-old

Slovenia’s Peter Prevc kept his composure to claim his first ski jumping World Cup win of the season in the large hill in Russia. The 23-year-old

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Slovenia's police stage protest for implementation of pay rise

Around 3,000 police officers gathered in front of the government building in the Slovenian capital to protest at the government’s failure to grant

Around 3,000 police officers gathered in front of the government building in the Slovenian capital to protest at the government’s failure to grant

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Migrants: fences, funds and claims of discrimination

Work is getting underway on a wire fence to control the flow of migrants from Slovenia to Austria. This is the first time a barrier has gone up

Work is getting underway on a wire fence to control the flow of migrants from Slovenia to Austria. This is the first time a barrier has gone up

Europe

Slovakia goes to court over EU refugee quota plan

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico says his government has challenged an EU policy to relocate 120,000 migrants from Italy and Greece to other member

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico says his government has challenged an EU policy to relocate 120,000 migrants from Italy and Greece to other member

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Thousands trapped as Balkans filter migrant flow to Europe

Balkan countries have begun a priority system to stem the flow of migrants to Europe. The aim is to give priority to those fleeing conflicts instead

Balkan countries have begun a priority system to stem the flow of migrants to Europe. The aim is to give priority to those fleeing conflicts instead

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Schengen: more fences and more checks mean increasing strain

Austria says it plans to build a 3.7 kilometre fence along its border with Slovenia. It is the first time a barrier will have been erected between

Austria says it plans to build a 3.7 kilometre fence along its border with Slovenia. It is the first time a barrier will have been erected between

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Two weeks of danger end with Syrian family's arrival in Sweden

For refugees arriving in Sweden for the first time on the high-speed train it is a taste of the comfort promised by the West. But this has been a

For refugees arriving in Sweden for the first time on the high-speed train it is a taste of the comfort promised by the West. But this has been a