Sport Andrei Yarmolenko celebrates scoring Ukraine's winner

Ukraine kept up the pressure on England at the top of Group H but also ensured Roy Hodgson’s side will face an eliminated team on Tuesday when they beat Poland 1-0 in Kiev last night.

Record Classic raid in prospect

Britain is set to launch its biggest ever Classic raiding party after nine acceptors were yesterday confirmed for Sunday's Budweiser Irish Derby. The team, which includes the first seven in the betting, is set to establish a new record.

Euro `96: Suker sinks Denmark

Croatia 3 Denmark 0

Vlaovic exploits Croatia's creativity

Turkey 0 Croatia 1

Pride and passion of emerging nation

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Mavericks on a debut mission: Croatia

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Croatia promises better democracy

Croatia promises better democracy

Letter: Tudjman's murderous democracy

Sir: Emma Daly reports from Zagreb (13 May) that Croatia's likely admission to the Council of Europe raises the issue of President Franjo Tudjman's undemocratic behaviour, in particular his riding roughshod over the Zagreb city council. Shades of Mrs Thatcher and the GLC!

Tudjman leans towards dictatorship

Croatia's likely admission to the Council of Europe raises issues of human rights.

Ivanisevic keeps rolling

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Croatian Serb chief accused of terrorism

War crimes: UN charges Krajina leader over cluster bomb attacks

The strength of loyalism may crumble into dust

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A HERO OF OUR TIME

Fred Cuny was a great man: a tall Texan with a practical bent and a passion for women, he knew as much about war and catastrophe as anyone. He brought succour to dozens of disaster are.as, from Biafra to Sarajevo; then he vanished, presumed murdered hope and success to Biafra, Peru,Bosnia and Iraq: and then he went missing, presumed murdered, in Checknya?????????????

Bildt accuses US of undermining Bosnia reconstruction

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The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

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French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

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