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    1. FT Photo Diary

      July 13, 2015

      Crossing Serbia

      Migrants sleep at the main railway station in Belgrade, on Monday. Migrants cross Serbia to join other European...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      July 2, 2015

      Heading to Europe

      Migrants stand in a queue near the police station in the southern Serbian town of Presevo, near the border with...

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    1. Central & Eastern Europe: Emerging Industries

      Many countries in central and eastern Europe want to shift their economies towards inn...
    2. Yachts and Marinas

      Well-heeled owners and industry brokers will be reflecting on another tough year for t...
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    1. June 26, 2015

      Pearls for the picking in Croatia’s property market

      Croatia, with its indented coastline and more than a thousand islands — many offering pristine waters for swimming and...

    2. June 5, 2015

      Opinion: Southeast Europe can lead the way in clean energy

      At the end of 2014, Silicon Valley’s Progress Software Corporation acquired the Bulgarian software start-up Telerik for...

    3. The World

      April 22, 2015

      Ukraine conflict attracts foreign fighters - on both sides

      Just like the conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the violence in eastern Ukraine is attracting foreign fighters – some with...

    4. beyondbrics

      March 17, 2015

      As Slovenia's recovery continues, Croatia's is just starting

      Two neighbouring, Adriatic, former-Yugoslav states, both now members of the EU: one is continuing a remarkable recovery...

    5. February 23, 2015

      DS Smith snaps up Duropack for €300m

      DS Smith, a UK-based manufacturer of corrugated cardboard and plastic packaging, has agreed a €300m deal for Duropack,...

    6. beyondbrics

      February 4, 2015

      Croatia’s debt relief: not all it’s cracked up to be

      Given the shifts taking place in European politics, particularly in the wake of Syriza’s assumption of power in Greece,...

    7. February 3, 2015

      UN court rejects Balkan genocide claims

      The International Court of Justice cleared Croatia and Serbia of genocide on Tuesday although the judge did acknowledge...

    8. February 2, 2015

      Debt relief for poor linked to election in Croatia

      Tens of thousands of poor Croatians can apply for debt cancellation under a scheme to boost consumption as Croatia...

    9. January 30, 2015

      Record numbers seek UK university places

      Record numbers of 18-year-olds have applied to British universities and youngsters from the poorest areas are more...

    10. January 28, 2015

      Beware Hungary’s cure for the Swiss franc mortgages hangover

      When the Swiss National Bank scrapped its cap on the Swiss franc two weeks ago and sent the currency soaring,...

    11. January 21, 2015

      Croatian banks spurn Swiss franc rate fix

      Croatian banks have rejected a government plan to protect Swiss franc loan holders by fixing the country’s kuna/franc...

    12. beyondbrics

      January 20, 2015

      Croatia's president-elect: I'll lobby for change

      Croatia’s new president-elect will use her role to promote stalled economic reform, she has told beyondbrics in...

    13. The World

      January 13, 2015

      Reconciliation continues to elude former Yugoslavia

      Within twenty years of the end of the second world war, the same European countries that had been sworn enemies during...

    14. January 12, 2015

      Centre-right’s Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović wins Croatia presidency

      Croatian voters have elected a centre-right politician and former diplomat as president, venting frustration at the...

    15. beyondbrics

      December 19, 2014

      China looks to Europe - through the Balkans

      In the pale sunlight of an unseasonably warm December day, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Serbian Prime Minister...

    16. December 5, 2014

      ‘3 Winters’, National Theatre, London — review

      Director Howard Davies’ series of classical Russian dramas in the Lyttelton, staged periodically over the past few...

    17. November 21, 2014

      Wholly family: Tena Stivicic’s ‘3 Winters’ at the National Theatre, London

      There is a picture of Tena Stivicic’s great-grandma on the rehearsal room wall at the National Theatre. But not for...

    18. beyondbrics

      November 21, 2014

      Croatia's oil and gas tender: a lukewarm response?

      Short of expectations for now but holding out hope for the future. That seems to be the best that can be said of...

    19. October 26, 2014

      President urges Croatians to surmount reform mistrust

      Ivo Josipovic, Croatia’s president, says a widespread mistrust of capitalism in Croatian society is one reason why...

    20. October 13, 2014

      Gradska Kavana, Dubrovnik

      Where: Pred Dvorom 1 Open: 7am-midnight Plug sockets: Yes (inside) WiFi: Yes Price of an espresso: 17kn (€2.25) Privacy...

    21. September 23, 2014

      Yachting reforms fail to trigger seismic shift in Mediterranean charter market

      Recent pro-yachting legislative reforms in Spain and Greece have only partially reignited the superyacht charter...

    22. beyondbrics

      August 29, 2014

      Croatia’s economy shrinks as CEE feels the chill

      Will there be any end to Croatia’s economic travails? The EU’s newest member state has not seen meaningful growth since...

    23. August 7, 2014

      MH17 to cost Munich Re up to €30m

      Munich Re has said that the downing of flight MH17 in Ukraine would cost the reinsurer up to €30m, as it warned that...

    24. August 6, 2014

      World will have 13 ‘super-aged’ nations by 2020

      The world will have 13 “super-aged” societies by 2020, up from just three today, according to a report that warns of...

    25. beyondbrics

      July 28, 2014

      Zagreb "enraged" by Hungary's Mol

      A long-running dispute between Croatia and Mol, the Hungarian oil and gas company, over control of Ina, Mol’s Croatian...

    26. Off Message

      July 24, 2014

      How would an independent Scotland join the EU?

      An independent Scotland would not have to join the EU. But most Scots want Scotland to be an EU member. It has been SNP...

    27. beyondbrics

      June 26, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * StanChart warns of 20% profit fall | Emerging markets bank says operating profits for the first six...

    28. The World

      June 23, 2014

      The EU's new economic laggard

        Croatia's economy is not so sunny The slow, painful healing of the Greek economy after a catastrophic debt crisis...

    29. June 16, 2014

      There’s no man like Neymar

      For almost all footballers, playing in a World Cup is daunting. Most take the field just hoping to complete a set task....

    30. The World

      June 12, 2014

      A joyous start, and an Oscar for Brazil

      Brazil 3 (Neymar Jr 29, 71 penalty; Oscar 90) Croatia 1 (Marcelo own goal 11) By Simon Kuper in Sâo Paulo This was the...

    31. June 10, 2014

      Four good reasons to bet against Brazil

      If you had to bet your last £1 on this World Cup, you would put it on Brazil. The hosts – who open the tournament...

    32. beyondbrics

      June 3, 2014

      Croatian outlook still gloomy as Slovenia brightens

      First quarter GDP figures from Croatia and Slovenia show that the former continues to slide backwards, albeit at a...

    33. May 28, 2014

      EU should stop worrying about deflation

      Deflation is the dog that did not bark after the financial crisis. It was a real and present danger in the depths of...

    34. beyondbrics

      May 21, 2014

      Balkan flood toll climbs as rains abate

      It is the biggest disaster to hit the Western Balkans since the end of the Yugoslav Wars. The worst flooding since...

    35. May 18, 2014

      Thousands flee worst floods in century in Bosnia and Serbia

      Tens of thousands of people fled their homes in the Balkans this weekend as Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia battled to cope...

    36. beyondbrics

      May 5, 2014

      Croatian oil & gas: an Adriatic game-changer?

      Croatia’s Adriatic coast is best known for its beautiful mountain scenery, clear blue sea and dozens of charming...

    37. beyondbrics

      April 28, 2014

      Guest post: EU must address energy needs of eastern members

      By Ivo Josipović, President of the Republic of Croatia Earlier this year, the EU put forward its new energy and climate...

    38. beyondbrics

      April 18, 2014

      Russia forges ahead with pipeline skirting Ukraine

      Russia brushed off the threat of western energy sanctions on Friday and pledged to press ahead with plans to build a...

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