Croatia top court says gay couples can foster children

2020-02-07 21:00

Croatia's top court says that same-sex couples have the right to foster children, an issue that has provoked heated debate in the staunchly Catholic country.

Thousands flee forest fire on Croatia party island

2019-07-16 11:27

Some 10 000 tourists were evacuated from a popular party beach on a Croatian island after a forest fire erupted, police say.

Father hurls 4 children out of upper floor window in Croatia

2019-02-28 21:15

Police say a man threw his four small children from the upper floor window of their family home on a Croatian island, injuring two of them seriously.

Croat court orders detention after body found in freezer

2019-02-21 09:25

A Croatian court has ordered one month's detention for a woman suspected of killing her sister, whose body was found in a freezer more than 18 years after she went missing.

Rewriting norms in Croatia with children's same-sex family book

2018-01-30 06:04

In Croatia's first children's book about 'rainbow families', two mothers help their son Roko to put on his skis. It's part of a simple story aimed at changing attitudes in the staunchly Catholic country.

Yugoslav 'war' court to close its doors

2017-12-21 23:06

After nearly a quarter century of prosecuting Balkan wars atrocities, the United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is closing down with many major suspects convicted but denial of crimes and glorification of war criminals still rife in the region.

Croatian taxis protest Uber at height of tourism season

2017-07-31 09:51

Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers are protesting against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of tourism season in the Adriatic country.

Croatia anti-abortion march draws 20 000

2017-05-21 15:04

About 20 000 people have marched in Zagreb for anti-abortion protests in staunchly Catholic Croatia, whose top court recently rejected calls to ban the procedure.

Robin Hood: Origins stars filming in Croatia

2017-02-21 21:00

Croatia's Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik was transformed into medieval Nottingham for a Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Robin Hood.

Croatia: More than 40 migrants hospitalised after found packed in van

2016-12-18 20:35

In Croatia, more than 40 migrants have been hospitalised after police found a van crammed with 67 migrants, including children, travelling through the country.


Croatian pilot dies in military chopper crash

2020-01-27 19:01

A Croatian military helicopter has crashed off the country's Adriatic coast, killing the pilot and leaving a second crew member missing, the defence ministry says.

WATCH: Does Croatia deport Bosnians who refuse to spy on Muslims?

2019-04-01 05:18

Croatia has reportedly deported and revoked the work permits of Bosnian Muslims who refused to spy on other Muslims in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Woman found wrapped in cellophane in family’s freezer almost 20 years after she disappeared

2019-02-22 18:00

A Croatian woman’s remains have been found in her family’s freezer 18 years after she went missing.

DRIVEN: All-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class

2018-04-26 09:18

'It's undoubtedly a game changer for the German automaker', writes Wheels24 correspondent Charlen Raymond after sampling the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Croatia, Slovenia police bust human trafficking operation

2018-01-20 22:45

Police in Croatia and Slovenia say they have busted a human trafficking operation and released dozens of mostly Chinese nationals.

Clarkson & May give Hammond the worst pre-race pep talk...What could go wrong?

2017-12-11 14:40

The Grand Tour's Richard Hammond, behind the wheel of the monstrous Rimac Concept One, is given the worst pep talk by James May and Jeremy Clarkson. What could go wrong...

Fire in south Croatia triggers explosions of war mines

2017-07-23 21:49

Emergency officials say a fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighbouring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably of the mines left over from the 1990s' war.

Slovenia says tougher EU border checks 'unacceptable'

2017-04-09 19:18

Tougher checks on the EU's external borders aimed at stopping ISIS fighters are "unacceptable" and should be amended, says Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar.

Danube shipping halted, smog chokes Poland

2017-01-10 17:40

Officials have suspended shipping along the River Danube, Europe's second-longest waterway as a polar spell continues to grip the region, causing hardship and deaths.

Underwater 4.6 quake shakes coastal Croatia; no major damage

2016-12-09 22:59

Croatian seismologists say an underwater 4.6-magnitude earthquake has shaken the central area at the country's Adriatic coast, causing panic and sending people out of their homes.

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