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Croatia good partner to G. Britain in defence - Fallon

Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic and his British counterpart Michael Fallon signed a memorandum of understanding in London on Monday to formalise the two countries' defence cooperation.

Prince Charles and Dutches Camilla unveil royal Christmas card, taken in Croatia

Charles, Prince of Wales and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have chosen a photograph taken on 15 March, during their official visit to Croatia, to be their this year's Christmas card.

Johnson says Britain backs Serbia's EU membership bid

The visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday that although it was leaving the European Union, Great Britain would remain a friend of Serbia and would keep supporting Belgrade on its journey towards the EU.

PM says Croatia wants to develop strong ties with Britain

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday received British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson, for talks on bilateral relations, underscoring that Croatia wanted to develop strong relations with the United Kingdom, notably in the business and tourism sectors.

Croatian president says outcome of Britain's referendum both shock and wake-up call

The outcome of Britain's referendum was at the same time a shock and a wake-up call over the erosion of people's support for the European Union, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Tuesday evening at the London School of Economics and Political Science where she delivered a lecture.

President says Croatia to protect its nationals after Brexit

Croatia will do its best to protect the rights and interests of its citizens in Great Britain following that country's decision to leave the EU, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said in London on Tuesday.

Croatian parliament speaker receives incoming British ambassador

Croatian Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner on Monday received incoming British Ambassador to Croatia Andrew Dalgleish with whom he agreed that relations between Croatia and Great Britain were "extremely good" but that there was also an outstanding issue of the access of Croatian citizens to Britain's labour market.

Croatian FM says Brexit blow to EU unity, but no serious consequences for Croatia

Kovac says Brexit comes at a very "awkward moment when all of us are still exposed to the consequences of the migrant and debt crises."

Croatian literature to be promoted at London Book Fair

The London Book Fair will be held on 12-14 April, and Croatia will be promoted with a programme called "5 Books from Croatia".

Britain to cut public spending again amid "cocktail of risks"

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne on Wednesday said his government plans to cut public spending further as global economic uncertainty carries "a dangerous cocktail of risks" to Britain's growth.

Prince Charles congratulates Croatia on extraordinary progress

"Croatia has made so much of the opportunities that peace has given. So, Madame President, may I congratulate Croatia on its achievements and may I wish you all continuing peace and prosperity," Prince Charles said in his toast at the dinner, 

Survey: Britain likely to remain in EU amid euroscepticism

Euroscepticism is widespread but British voters are still likely to vote to remain part of the European Union in a referendum in June, according to a survey published Wednesday.

Business leaders warn Brexit would "deter investment, threaten jobs"

A group of more than 100 leaders of major businesses on Tuesday backed Prime Minister David Cameron's campaign for Britain to remain in the European Union, saying a British exit, or Brexit, would "deter investment and threaten jobs."

Britain's security at risk outside EU, Cameron says

"Leaving Europe would threaten our economic and our national security," Cameron told parliament as he presented his case for Britain staying in the EU ahead of an in-out referendum on June 23.

Croatian PM says deal with Great Britain represent great day for EU

Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic has said that reaching an agreement with Great Britain is a great day for the European Union because without Great Britain the EU would not be the EU.

Croatian PM confident EU will reach agreement with Britain

Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said on Friday, regarding the European Union's negotiations with Great Britain on redefining its relations with the EU, that European leaders understood the challenge PM David Cameron was faced with because half of Britons wish to stay in the EU and half want out.

Steinmeier, Hammond urge Bosnian authorities to pursue reforms

British Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier have called on politicians in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to show more determination in the implementation of a reform plan adopted in 2015, saying that progress on possible European Union membership depends solely on that.

Australian regional leaders signed a "declaration of desired independence"

Australia's top regional officials have signed a "declaration of desired independence" as they seek to replace Britain's queen as head of state.

Migrants storm French port of Calais and board British ferry

Around 200 refugees managed to break into the port of Calais in northern France on Saturday after a demonstration of support for migrants living in a slum nearby ended, enabling some of them to board the front deck of a British ferry, an official said.

Cameron announces English language course funding for Muslim migrants

Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday announced new measures to compel Muslim migrants to improve their English skills, saying the move was linked to "building a more integrated, cohesive, one-nation country."

Britain experiencing record rain and floods, army deployed

The British government also has the military involved in building temporary flood defences in the north-west and evacuating residents in Lancashire.