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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Slovenia

This year
Two Dutch citizens and a local woman dead as flooding hits Slovenia
A red alert has been issued and the army called in to assist rescue efforts.
Last year
Melania Trump's former lawyer tipped to become Slovenia's first woman president
Pirc Musar was hired to protect the interests of Melania Trump during her husband’s presidency
No injury doubts for Shels as King optimistic ahead of Champions League clash
The Women’s National League champions are in Slovenia, where they face ZNK Pomurje tomorrow.
First qualifying defeat in 11 years a 'wake-up' call for England U21s - Carsley
The Young Lions suffered a 2-1 loss to Slovenia.
Polish, Czech and Slovenian prime ministers meet Zelenskyy in Kyiv
This is the first visit by foreign leaders to Ukraine’s besieged capital since the invasion began.
All time
Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud
Authorities managed to pick up the hand and have it sewed back on in time.
'Genetically, we're behind': Gordon Strachan gives bizarre reason for Scottish failures
His side could only draw with Slovenia on Sunday – a result that ensured they missed out on the World Cup play-offs.
Slovenia v Scotland, World Cup qualifier
There is Irish interest today, as anything other than a win for Scotland will mean the Boys in Green can secure a play-off spot at least by beating Wales tomorrow.
Cakes, slippers and 'Melania tour' - Slovenia taps into marketing its future US First Lady
The number of American visitors jumped by 11% to 80,000 between January and October last year compared to the same period in 2015.
A bit of festive cheer: People are getting an extra bank holiday just for Christmas in Slovenia
“It is time we showed citizens that we can move forward,” said the country’s Prime Minister.
Joe Hart comes to England's rescue in Slovenia
Wayne Rooney was the centre of attention on the bench but England’s saviour was their goalkeeper.
'I won't quit' - Wayne Rooney defiant after England axe
Rooney won’t be in the starting line-up for England’s World Cup qualifier against Slovenia on Tuesday.
FAI-backed candidate elected new Uefa president
Aleksander Ceferin defeated Dutch FA president Michael van Praag by 42 votes to 13 in today’s election.
Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia
The ancient olm only give birth once in a decade and can live for up to 100 years.
A top-flight coach found a new right-back using an online networking site
Alvaro Brachi joined Slovenian side NK Domzale last week.
Harry Redknapp could be set for a return to management
The veteran manager has not been in work since leaving QPR in February
Slovenia rejects same-sex marriage in referendum
Even the Pope got involved.
After sixth attempt in 18 years, Ukraine end play-off curse
Slovenia suffered a night of frustration as Ukraine moved through to Euro 2016.
Ukraine have one foot in Euro 2016 after comfortable win over Slovenia
The first leg hosts won 2-0 today.
Jack Wilshere says Gazza inspired his Slovenia golazo
The midfielder ended his international scoring duck last weekend.
Alleged rape victim was accused of crying on cue during cross-examination
The woman has been awarded €13,500 after the European Court of Human Rights ruled she was mistreated during the course of her trial.
A group of Polish tourists have just invented a new country
They have done so on a strip of unclaimed land between Slovenia and Croatia.
Irish canoeist killed in Slovenia river accident
Diplomatic officials made contact with the young man’s family yesterday.
Two Trinity students win Jailbreak challenge by making it to Slovenia with no money
Over €58,000 has been raised for charity.
Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill
And you thought Marks and Spencer’s was pricey…
Finally... Someone's given a European bear a camera and sent it to the woods to make a documentary
Don’t try this at home…
Mobile users targeted by phone scam involving Lithuanian numbers
Last month customers on the 087 prefix were targeted by a Slovenian premium number scam.
Regulator says mobile users shouldn't pay price for Slovenian scam
ComReg says it has worked with mobile networks so that users are now unable to return calls to a Slovenian premium line.
Mobile phone users targeted by Slovenian premium number scam
Users have been getting brief calls from a Slovenian premium number that could be mistaken for an Irish mobile.
11 EU nations get go-ahead for 'Robin Hood tax', Ireland not among them
Concerns about jobs at the IFSC are among the reasons that Ireland has not signed up to implementing a levy on financial transactions despite Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Germany and France all doing so.
Video: A night at the opera... with Gangnam Style
It’s the one you’ve been waiting for! An operatic version of the viral hit….
Slovenia shuts nuclear plant after Sava river swells
The nuclear power plant in Solvenia has been “preventively” shut down due to heavy rains.
Europa League: Spurs facing elimination following draw in Slovenia
Gylfi Sigurdsson rescued a point for the Londoners who are still without a win in their group.
Slovenia ploughs ahead with plans to set up its own NAMA
The parliament has approved the bill a second time, despite advice from a council that it may be unconstitutional.
Poll: Should Ireland introduce a financial transaction tax?
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has rejected the introduction of a tax on financial market transactions but what do you think of the idea?
Four die in Slovenia hot air balloon crash
The incident occurred when 32 tourists were aboard the balloon, which caught fire and crash-landed in a field near Ljubljana.
Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
Irish team finish sixth in European Swimming Championships final
Meanwhile, there was disappointment for Fiona Doyle and Shani Stallard today.
EU nations call on Dutch government to condemn far-right website
The website, set up by the far-right Freedom Party, asks people to report central and east Europeans “for general nuisance, pollution and labour market displacement.”
Ratings agency may downgrade Ireland - and 5 other eurozone countries
Fitch ratings agency has this evening said it is considering downgrading Ireland, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Slovenia and Cyprus by one or two notches.