Trade fair organisers welcome events industry reopening

Ljubljana/Celje/Gornja Radgona – Slovenia’s major trade fair organisers are happy the government has reopened the events industry and are busy preparing their annual trade fairs to be held in late summer or early autumn, hoping the existing coronavirus restrictions will be further relaxed by then. A ban on fairs and conventions had been in place for over a year until 24 May.

Second consecutive World Cup podium for ski jumper Ema Klinec

Titisee-Neustadt – Slovenian ski jumper Ema Klinec recorded her second consecutive World Cup podium finish on Saturday as she won third place in Titisee-Neustadt behind the Austrian World Cup leader Marita Kramer and Norway’s Silje Opseth.

Klinec was fourth after the first series with a 126-metre jump and gained one spot in the second series with a jump of 130 metres.

Explainer: Why is the EU taking so long to OK vaccine?

As Canadians, Britons and Americans begin getting immunized with a German-developed vaccine against coronavirus, pressure is building on the European Medicines Agency to approve the shot made by Pfizer Inc. and the German company BioNTech.

German officials have been especially vocal that they want it approved before Christmas. Here's a look at the EMA approval process:


EU drugs regulator say no shortages yet, steering group to monitor

The European Union's healthcare regulator said that no drug shortages or supply disruptions have been reported in the region but that an EU steering group had convened to prevent supply bottlenecks due to the coronavirus outbreak.

"As the public health emergency develops, shortages or disruptions cannot be excluded," the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said in a statement on Tuesday.