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[Ticker] Estonian presidency 'delighted' with emissions trading vote

Added: 22.11.2017 6:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

Estonia, which holds the rotating six-month Council of the EU presidency, said on Wednesday it was "delighted" that the member states' support for the compromise deal on the emissions trading system was "very broad". On Wednesday, the deal was accepted with support from 25 states - Croatia voted against, while Hungary and Poland abstained. An Estonian spokeswoman said the vote "gives a clear signal that EU is serious about climate".

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[Ticker] Member states accept emissions trading deal, Poland abstains

Added: 22.11.2017 5:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

The ambassadors in Brussels of the EU's national governments on Wednesday adopted a compromise deal with the European Parliament on the reform of the EU's emissions trading system (ETS), the EU's flagship climate tool. Croatia voted against, while coal-reliant Poland and Hungary abstained. The compromise had been reached by allowing Romania and Bulgaria . A majority of MEPs still has to approve the reform.

Class Act: Ivan Rakitic would give his World Cup place to Gianluigi Buffon (VIDEO)

Added: 22.11.2017 3:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Barcelona midfield ace Ivan Rakitic heaped plaudits on Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon ahead of his team’s Champions League clash with Juventus. The Croatia international spoke highly of one of the greatest goalkeepers in the world and went on to comment that he wouldn’t blink at a chance to give his World Cup spot to Italy […]


The Misery Tourism of Saint Kotor

Added: 22.11.2017 3:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

Nic Rueben writes: "I visited Croatia, where Saint Kotor is set, earlier this year. Saw some castles. Met some people. Drunk some beer. It was nice. I didn't take part in any stygian rituals to resurrect eldritch monstrosities. Nor did I howl at any gibbous moons from twisted cyclopean spires, but perhaps I just wasn't looking hard enough. According to Saint Kotor, there was something far more sinister lurking just off the beaten path."

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Replacing you might not be a great idea! – Buffon grateful for Rakitic tribute

Added: 22.11.2017 3:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ivan Rakitic spoke for a generation of football fans when he described the difficulty of witnessing Gianluigi Buffon’s international heartbreak, but his offer of a place in Croatia’s midfield has been kindly rejected by the Italy great. Buffon’s 175-cap career for the Azzurri ended in tears as Italy missed out on the World Cup for […]


5* Croatian holiday: 7nts from £375pp incl. flights, hotel w/ private beach & breakfast

Added: 21.11.2017 11:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

Indulge yourself in 2018 with a 5* getaway to Croatia. Stay in the luxurious More Hotel that looks over the ocean, making the most of it's hillside location. This accommodation is truly unique, not only do you get the amazing oceanfront location and private beach but also the hotel bar is set in a naturally…

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Lazio eyeing Milan Badelj

Added: 21.11.2017 7:34 | 2 views | 0 comments

Il Corriere dello Sport understands that Lazio are keeping close tabs on Croatian midfielder Milan Badelj. The Biancocelesti are looking to add another central midfielder to their ranks and sporting director Igli Tare is a big fan of the Fiorentina hotshot. Badelj is almost certain to leave in January as his contract is due to […]

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Refugee case could topple Slovenia government

Added: 21.11.2017 3:28 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Slovenian government is at risk of collapse over the fate of a Syrian refugee who faces deportation to Croatia under EU rules.

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[Ticker] Syrian refugee could bring down Slovenian government

Added: 21.11.2017 3:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Democratic Pensioners Party (DeSUS) in Slovenia threatened on Monday to pull support for liberal prime minister Miro Cerar, should Syrian refugee Ahmad Shamieh be allowed to stay in Slovenia under a so-called 'Aliens Act' - instead of being deported to Croatia according to EU's Dublin rules. The Syrian was stuck in Slovenia on his way to Austria in 2015 and is considered a model example of successful integration.

[Ticker] Three countries pull out of medicines agency Brexit race

Added: 20.11.2017 9:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Croatia, Ireland and Malta have pulled out of the race to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) ahead of a complex ballot later on Monday to pick the new home for the agency as Britain leaves the bloc. That leaves 16 cities competing to host the London-based EMA. Ireland is still in the race to host the European Banking Authority (EBA), along with seven other cities.

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