Croatia

Where Are the World's Best Hotels?

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Destinations are ranked according to the reputation of their hotels, based on over 82 million hotel reviews and ratings aggregated from over 200 online booking sites. Included in the list are destinations with at least 130 hotels and 60 reviews.

Croatia Defender To Miss World Cup Over Fascist Salute

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Sport

Croatia defender Josip Simunic will miss the World Cup after being banned for 10 matches by FIFA for shouting a fascist salute following his team's pl...

Teenage Kicks

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Sport

Andy Murray gave Great Britain a 1-0 Davis Cup lead following a straight-sets win against Croatian teenager Borna Ćorić. Ćorić, 16, was defeate...

Our Favourite Places: Croatia

Jane Mountain | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Mountain

The best thing about bicycle touring is the contrast. You experience the discomfort of being outdoors in all kinds of weather, eat a variety of strange foods, both good and bad, and sleep in lots of unorthodox places. With the first leg of our bicycle tour, from Rome to Russia, behind us, Stephen and I have been reflecting on the best food, drink, and accommodation we've had.

Planet Appetite: Villa Orsula Offers Boutique Charm in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Rupert Parker | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Villa Orsula was built in 1939, in the Mediterranean style, using the local white stone for the walls and traditional red tiles for the roof. It was completely restored and refurbished for its grand opening in spring 2012. They claim that it's the most luxurious accommodation in the city, and I can't disagree.

Why We Can All Celebrate Croatia's EU Succession

Phil Couchman | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK
Phil Couchman

Croatia's recent accession to the EU has given exporters cause to celebrate too, as the path to international trading with this exciting European market has never been smoother. As the EU's 28th member state, entry into the EU means an increase in the free circulation of goods, services and people between Croatia and the UK, as well as removing some of the existing barriers to trade.

Need Something? Just Ask

Stephen Ewashkiw | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Ewashkiw

In the West we have an inbuilt weakness. We don't want to impose. We don't want to put someone out. We just don't want to make a nuisance of ourselves.

Fireworks And Street Parties As Croatia Joins EU

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK

Just 20 years after a bloody civil war, Croatia is celebrating becoming the 28th member of the European Union to the sound of Beethoven's Ode To Joy, ...

Britain Must not Succumb to EU Enlargement Fatigue

David Clark | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Politics
David Clark

Support for enlargement used to be the nearest British politics got to a consensus on Europe. Whatever else divided them, pro-Europeans and Eurosceptics agreed that widening the EU to bring in new members states would be good for Britain and good for Europe. Not any more.

How the European Parliament Will Make Sure the EU's 28th Commissioner Is Up to the Job

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

On 1 July the European Union will become a little more populous, a little bit bigger and hopefully a little bit better. On that day Croatia will defy current pessimism about the EU to become the latest member state.

Croatia: Seafood, Wine and Olive Oil in Istria

Lauren Razavi | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

Travelling through the Istrian region of Croatia, you'd be forgiven for wondering if you'd stumbled into rural Italy at first glance. Lush expanses of carefully preened produce are everyday scenery in this part of the world. Olive groves and vineyards stretch out in every direction, disturbed only by the occasional mountain and sea view.

Planet Appetite: Bridging the Adriatic, Italy and Croatia

Rupert Parker | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

In the height of summer the town's many clubs churn out 24 hour music, so you might want to escape to Palmižana, on the small island of St. Klement. Only 30 minutes by boat, you enter the world of owner Dagmar Meneghello who has furnished the restaurant with her eclectic art collection.

Eight European Beaches That Rival the Best of the Caribbean

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Europe is home to some beaches that rival those found in the Caribbean. Instead of trotting across the globe to find your little slice of heaven, why not visit one of Europe's most beautiful beaches?

Anti-Valentine's Day Escapes

Polly Allen | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Polly Allen

With the cheese-fest that is Valentine's Day fast approaching, it's time to get your exit strategy in place. For whatever reason (you're recently heart-broken, perpetually single and cynical, or you just happen to have taste), here are the places where you're most likely to be left untroubled by lovebirds.

A Dream In Tartan Tatters?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK Politics

Alex Salmond's dream of an independent Scotland suffered a massive blow as it was revealed the new, break-away country would have to re-apply for EU m...

'Mitt Romney Enters White House', Announces Croatian Newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija

Central European News | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Politics

Newspaper bosses in Croatia have apologised after running a headline saying loser Mitt Romney had won the US presidential election . The country's...

PICTURES: Incredible Lightning Storm Illuminates Split, Croatia

The Huffington Post | Chris York | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

The Croatian seaside city of Split was the site of this beautiful display of lightning on Tuesday. Multiple forks struck the sea and land in a stor...

WATCH: The Most Exciting Advert For Trucks Ever?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK

Two speeding trucks, a zip wire, a host of medical staff and one (crazy) woman makes for one nail-biting stunt on a Croatian highway. World record-...

Eight Czech Tourists Die In Croatia Bus Crash

Posted 23.06.2012 | UK

Eight Czech tourists have been killed and more than 40 injured in a bus crash in central Croatia on Saturday. According to reports the bus hit a cr...

WATCH: Graham Poll Sparks Italian Fury V Croatia In 2002

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Sport

Italy and Croatia, like Spain and the Republic of Ireland, meet at Euro 2012 10 years on from taking on each other at the 2002 World Cup. In what i...

Match Report: Ireland Versus Croatia

sportinglife.aol.co.uk | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK Sport

Giovanni Trapattoni stuck with the starting XI he announced yesterday for the Republic of Ireland's European Championship opener against Croatia tonig...

Kranjcar To Leave Spurs For Dynamo Kiev

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Sport

Niko Kranjcar has confirmed he will leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer for Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev. The Croatia midfielder, 27, is currently pr...

It's Time the Left Apologised for Its Denial of the Srebrenica Massacre

James Bloodworth | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Politics
James Bloodworth

Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic intended to "ethnically cleanse" Bosnia, the opening day of his war crimes trial at the Hague heard yesterday.

Serving the Perfect Soufflé - The European Parliament Way

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

The European Parliament is the EU's very own army of Jamie Olivers; adding spice, stirring things up and ensuring that everything prepared is fit to serve.

Angelina Puts On A Brave Face, With Brad's Help (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Angelina Jolie put on a brave face for the premiere of her directorial debut In the Land of Blood and Honey in New York. The actress, who also wrot...