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Meet Bata KanKan, the most stylish football club owner in the world

"Kanye who?" Bata Kan Kan relaxing in matching armchair.

Why this ex-bodyguard and hotellier-turned-football club owner is the indisputable king of fashion, on and off the sports pitch People say that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover,

Racist is as racist does

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Last week’s U21 football game between Serbia and England ended with racist chants yelled by a great number of Serbian fans to black English players, spurring an internet debate on

Small change in law could mean a lot for country’s image

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Welcome to Serbia. Did you forget to register with the police? An article in Serbia’s Law on Foreigners (Google this, and most links you get relate to Balkan countries) still

Balkan warriors: stars of the small screen

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They got the looks, charisma and some cash lying around to produce a video. Well, at least they think so. The audience reactions are not always what they were hoping

Interview: Bricka, the Eastern European immigrant rapper


Your worst nightmares about Eastern Europeans are about to come true. On YouTube, at least London-based comedian of Serbian origin David Vujanic has become an underground hit on YouTube with

Top 10 bizarre turbo-folk covers of rock and pop hits

Bosnian Serb folk star Seka Aleksic: from Rihanna to Yngwie Malmsteen

The Balkan turbo-folk artists have been notorious for their fast-paced lifestyle of guns, sex, drugs and rock’n’roll. It doesn’t surprise their musical inspiration comes from unexpected places, including some of

The good sides of anti-Serb propaganda

The Serbian side of Mitrovica, Kosovo / Photo © Matt Lutton

With the Angelina Jolie’s directorial debut In The Land Of Blood And Honey came also criticism from Serbia that the movie is “anti-Serbian” and that it will further damage Serbia’s

Where the hell is the Balkans, anyway?

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Fox News has recently featured a map of Balkans with all the state names and borders mixed up. Of course, it ended up in the news here, because we always

Reverse patriotism: the artist who occupied the Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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One month before the “Occupy” protests began in New York, artist Damir Niksic decided to occupy the Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo, pissed because the authorities announced

One hell of a ride: thirty years of Lepa Brena

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The biggest folk star in the Balkans turns fifty. You can’t say the ride was a dull one What would you do if you were a beautiful, twenty-something Muslim blonde