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Ukraine probes deaths in tense east

Burnt cars are seen at the scene of an overnight gunfight near a checkpoint near the city of Slaviansk April 20

Ukraine says it will launch an investigation into a fatal shooting in the east of the country which has raised tension with Russia further.

  • 21 April 2014

Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria

Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.

  • 20 April 2014

Gibraltar fire hits online gambling

An explosion and fire on Gibraltar cuts power to much of the British territory and disrupts a number of online betting operations around the world.

  • 21 April 2014
  • From the section: UK

Finland air crash kills skydivers

Eight skydivers on an Easter Sunday jump are killed as their plane crashes near the town of Jamijarvi in Finland.

  • 20 April 2014

Pope celebrates Easter Sunday Mass

Pope Francis celebrates Easter in front of thousands in St Peter's Square, praying for peace in Syria and Ukraine and "an end to all war".

  • 20 April 2014

Top aide to French president resigns

A close aide to French President Francois Hollande resigns following allegations he had a conflict of interest in a previous post.

  • 18 April 2014

Wawrinka takes Monte Carlo title

Stanislas Wawrinka beats fellow Swiss Roger Federer to win the first Masters 1000 title of his career in Monte Carlo.

  • 20 April 2014
  • From the section: Tennis

Dutch charges over cyber-bullying

A man is charged in the Netherlands in connection with the suicide of Canadian teenager Amanda Todd, who killed herself after cyber bullying.

  • 18 April 2014

Gul rules out Erdogan job swap

President Abdullah Gul of Turkey appears to rule out a Russian-style job swap with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan when his term ends later this year.

  • 18 April 2014

Giorgio Armani settles tax dispute

The fashion house Giorgio Armani pays 270m euros (£222m; $374m) to the Italian authorities to settle a tax bill.

  • 18 April 2014

Channel Tunnel trains back to normal

Channel Tunnel rail services have returned to normal on Good Friday morning after being hit by severe disruption.

  • 18 April 2014
  • From the section: UK