Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian coastguard says.
Live coverage of events in the Mediterranean, where a huge rescue operation is under way after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized.
Finnish voters go to the polls amid hopes that a new government will pull the country out of its three-year economic slump.
The Turin Shroud, which some believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, returns to public display in Italy after a break of five years.
Stalin and storytellers haunt Russian town
Finland candidate's unusual tactics to encourage people to vote
Replica of 18th Century French frigate heads for US
The Ukraine factory that has been shelled 165 times
Mystery deaths of figures linked to ex-Ukraine president
How close is Greece to leaving the euro?
The BBC's Europe editor Katya Adler says the Greek prime minister is playing his whole hand as he attempts to negotiate the eurozone debt demands.