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Tasting Their Way Through Croatia In New York


Croatia is home to some of the finest grape varieties and wines in the world. On 26 February 2013 at the Astor Center in New York City, visitors will have a chance to discover grapes such as Plavac Mali, Posip and Malvasia when the 2nd Grand Portfolio Tasting of the Wines ...

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Slovenian U-17 Captain Decides He Wants To Play For Croatia


He captained Slovenia at the U-17 European Championships, but Sven Dodlek (17) has reportedly pledged his alliance to Croatia. Slovenian portal SIOL.net says that the talented Maribor midfielder, who can qualify to play for Croatia thanks to his father who moved to Slovenia from the northern Croatian town of Cakovec, ...

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Family Centre Advises Men To Drink More Alcohol


A Family Centre in Croatia, dedicated to promoting marriage and family values, has caused controversy on Tuesday after it published on its website a list of advice for men and women on how they need to behave to make a marriage work, saying men need to drink more alcohol and ...

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Instant Soups, Frankfurters, Fizzy Drinks Off School Menu


Deserts containing a large amount of sugar and fat, fizzy and non-fizzy sugary drinks, margarine, meat pate, frankfurters, instant soups and concentrates with large quantities of salt and additives in them are on the list of items which may soon be banned in Croatian primary schools. That is the list ...

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Juventus Join Race For Croatian Teen With €600,000 bid

marco dabro

Italian giants Juventus have made a €600,000 bid for Croatian U-17 international Marko Dabro (15), reports Italian portal gianlucadimarzio.com. The talented young striker, who is currently with Croatian side Cibalia, has been a target for English sides Chelsea and Liverpool already this season. Unless Juventus up the ante they may struggle to ...

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Two Light Quakes Hit Croatia


The Croatian Seismological Service have recorded two moderated sized earthquakes just before midnight last night. The epicentre of the two quakes was 8 kilometres north-east of the town of Otocac (Lika County). The first quake was recorded at around 23:50 on Monday night, measuring 2.8 on the Richter scale. The second quake ...

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Agrokor’s Mercator Take Over Back On?


Croatia’s largest company, Agrokor, which has Croatia’s largest supermarket chain Konzum in its portfolio, looks like it might again be line to buy out Slovenian company Mercator, the largest retailer in the Balkans, according to Slovenian media. Mercator’s consultants ING have prepared a list of 28 potential buyers, which include powerhouses ...

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UK/Croatia Extra/ordinary Design Exhibition Opens In London


Products created in design workshops held in the Croatian cities of Zagreb and Osijek are currently being displayed at the British Council Gallery in London. The UK/Croatia Extra/ordinary Design Exhibition will take place between 7-27 January 2013 and is the first event to kick off the “Welcome Croatia” Festival in ...

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Tax Inspectors To Start Knocking On Cafe Doors From Today


They gave them a 7-day grace period, but from today there will be no mercy from the tax department for those who have not implemented fiscal cash registered as required under the new fiscalization law which was introduced on 1 January 2013 by the Croatian government. The state tax department ...

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