Grabar-Kitarovic elected Croatia's first woman president

Opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has become the first female president of Croatia, winning by the narrowest of margins.

She secured 50.5% of the vote with 99% of ballots counted, while incumbent Ivo Josipovic was close behind on 49.5%.

It comes at a time of deep discontent over the economic state of the European Union's newest member.

Guy Delauney reports.