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Paradise lost: Tourists ruin their spots

Here are some global hotspots overwhelmed by visitors that authorities have moved to protect

Scores dead as Greece wildfires blaze through villages

On Monday night, firefighters fought against the flames, which were fanned by winds of up to 100km per hour

France beat Croatia to win second World Cup as Pogba, Mbappe star

France have been crowned World Cup champions for the second time in their history after beating Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow

France and Croatia seek World Cup glory

It is a final few people anticipated when football's global showpiece kicked off four weeks ago

Here’s to the flying chessboards

Suddenly, surreally, the prospect of Croatian hands lifting the fabled trophy is plausible.

England target World Cup final but gifted Croatia stand in the way

​England will seek to reach their first World Cup final since 1966 when they lock horns with a talented Croatia team on Wednesday

A home for lost love

Every object tells a story, and none more so than the exhibits donated to Croatia's Museum of Broken Relationships.

‘Fight gender inequality by empowering men’

It might sound counterproductive, but any strategy to address violence against women has to work to empower men too, says Helen Joseph speaker.

First anti-gay lawsuit against Markovic dismissed

A court has dismissed one of two cases filed against the president of the Croatian football federation because of his anti-gay comments.

A taste of Croatia on screen

<b>ON CIRCUIT:</b> The Croatian Film Festival, <i>How She Move</i>, <i>Mad Money</i> and <i>Street Kings</i>, starring Forrest Whitaker.

Croatia joins list of countries offering medical tourism

Giuseppe Costanzo has become a regular visitor to Vodice, a tiny beach resort on Croatia's coast. But unlike many tourists, the 63-year-old Italian has come to take a seat in a dental clinic rather than claim a spot on the sand. The Italian, a retired postal worker from Latina, near Rome, says he has come to have his teeth implants done by a Croatian dentist.

No Easter eggs, says protester in cage

A Croatian activist on Friday completed a 24-hour stay in a chicken cage in a central square in Zagreb to urge people not to eat eggs on Easter Sunday. But one man attempted to scramble the stunt. He showed up with a bag full of eggs and bombarded the caged man and other activists before police stopped him.

Truffle fever hits Croatia’s Istria peninsula

It's 5am and dawn is still far off, but Keti and Bela are already at work and don't seem to mind the cold autumn mist shrouding the Motovun woods in the heart of the Istria peninsula. "Come on Bela! Shoo, shoo! Where is it? Go for it Keti! Shoo, shoo!" Milena Labinjan briskly encourages her two dogs.

Croatian ‘Dracula’ revived to lure tourists

As evening mist slowly embraces the village of Kringa in the heart of Croatia's picturesque Istrian peninsula, a few young enthusiasts gather in a bar trying to revive the legend of a 17th-century local Dracula. Sitting in a red velvet chair in the Vampire bar, decorated with garlic wreaths and lamps with crosses, Mladen Rajko explains how local tourist authorities launched a project last year called "Jure Grando, the Vampire from Kringa".

Croatian zoo opens cages for humans

Visitors to Croatia's Zagreb zoo can now experience what it feels like to be a caged animal, zoo management announced on Tuesday. People will be able to walk through two cages and feel what it's like to be held in captivity, as well as learn why humans are "the most dangerous species on the planet".

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