The last time Croatians voted in a referendum it was to decide whether – 21 years after the country broke away from Yugoslavia and declared independence – it should join the European Union.
A Chinese vessel that ran into a protected coral reef in the south-western Philippines held evidence of even more environmental destruction inside: more than 10,000kg of meat from a protected species, the pangolin or scaly anteater.
'Ultimate package holiday' features 'bucket list' tour of almost 1,000 of the world’s most famous tourist sites
Stretching the breadth of northern England, Hadrian's Wall is a majestic reminder of the ambition and might of the Roman Empire's conquest in Britain. Now, new archaeological evidence has suggested, contrary to previous belief, that the Romans far from co-existing peacefully with the locals, ejected them by force in order to build the 73-mile divide.
Two firefighters have died battling a wildfire in the Spanish province of Alicante.
The National Trust has defended its decision to include references to creationist theory at a new state-of-the-art visitors' centre at the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland.
Campaigners say World Heritage site is threatened as Rome tries to find new home for waste overflow
Fighting in the central African state has reached the national park where a dwindling population of primates lives
You don't have to be a millionaire to buy a share of a home on the Caribbean island
The Liverpool antique dealer who complained to Unesco about a billionaire Manx tax exile's plan for a 60-storey Shanghai Tower skyscraper on the Mersey is unrepentant.
A billionaire's 60-storey skyscraper has prompted Unesco to reconsider the honour it granted the city
Extreme weather has destroyed the dugong's feeding grounds – just the latest menace facing this already endangered species
It's 100 years since Machu Picchu was rediscovered, but Alex Stewart finds there's still enough solitude on the Inca Trail for him to play Indiana Jones
The ruined city of Hampi, a Unesco world heritage site and one of the most important archaeological locations in southern India, is under severe threat, experts have warned. Illegal quarrying and blasting have severely damaged some of the remains and pushed others to the verge of collapse.
Chris Beanland visits Darwin's Kent home - a future candidate - to find out
The huge number of people who visit Machu Picchu every year are threatening the site's very survival. Simeon Tegel reports