The prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages in Slovenia last year were in tune with the EU average, while prices for tobacco products were considerably lower than in most EU member states, the Eurostat statistics office reported last week.
Slovenian ice hockey superstar Anže Kopitar, who has become a new captain of his Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), said he has been exceptionally honoured with the title, adding that it also means great responsibility.
President Borut Pahor decorated with state orders on Monday top alpine climbers Marko Prezelj and Tomo Česen as well as mountaineering officials Andrej Brvar and Bojan Pollak for their contribution to Slovenia's mountaineering.
Slovenian poet Uroš Zupan has won the Polish Wislawa Szymborska literary prize for a collection of poems dubbed Slow Sailing. According to a report by the daily Večer, the award was conferred on Zupan in Krakow on Saturday.
Implantation of a prosthesis involves complex surgery conducted in a sterile environment. Still, sometimes implants get infected with dangerous bacteria. The consequences can be very serious. Why does this happen and what can be done to prevent it?