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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.

Milka Planinc

Milka Planinc, who died in Zagreb on 7 October aged 86, served as prime minister in the 1980s in the then communist Yugoslavia. She was a high-level communist official in Yugoslavia, a close associate of President Tito, and the first woman premier of a communist country. From 1982-86 she headed the country's federal Cabinet.

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Two games into the qualifying campaign for the 2010 World Cup and Theo Walcott was the toast of England.

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The Croatian capital embraces the start of summer with concerts, café culture and national celebrations.

Walcott's chance to recover that lost zip of Zagreb

Underplayed and out of form, the Arsenal winger must seize his chance to impress for England tonight

Skiing: Aubert finds second wind to clinch World Cup slalom in Zagreb

Frenchwoman Sandrine Aubert claimed her second win of the season yesterday with victory in the World Cup slalom in Zagreb. Aubert, who also triumphed in Are, produced a brilliant second run to triumph in two minutes 0.36 seconds.

Vjekoslav Sutej: Croatian conductor

The Croatian conductor Vjekoslav Sutej, who died on 2 December aged 58, led orchestras in the United States, Italy and Spain and worked with Placido Domingo and Montserrat Caballe. He had led the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra since 2003.

Bilic backs Kranjcar to fill void

Coach trusts winger to deliver in absence of main men Modric and Corluka

Livingston refuse to play

Scottish season in turmoil as debt-ridden club fight demotion by snubbing fixture

2 foreigners among dead in Croatia train crash

Croatian hospital officials say a French woman and a man holding dual Serbian and Spanish citizenship were among those killed in a train derailment in Croatia.

Six dead, 20 hurt in train crash

A train derailed in a remote area of southern Croatia today killing six people and injuring at least 20, officials said.

Croatian Prime Minister quits politics

Croatia's Prime Minister Ivo Sanader resigned and quit politics today after hinting at frustration with his country's delayed EU membership bid as a reason for the shock announcement.

Jamie Murray philosophical after Mirza & Bhupathi win

Jamie Murray is on the other side of the world playing in Zagreb, but Britain’s No 1 doubles player would no doubt have been interested to hear the result of the mixed doubles final here today. It proved rather a one-sided contest, with Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi beating Nathalie Dechy and Andy Ram 6-3, 6-1.

Bent tears Dinamo to shreds

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Tottenham strife worries Bilic

Croatia boss Slaven Bilic fears the crisis at Tottenham could undermine his country's bid to qualify for the 2010 World Cup.

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