A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.
The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker gets strong backing from MEPs after some tough questioning.
Sweden could use weapons in the search for a suspected foreign submarine near the capital Stockholm, a senior naval official tells the BBC.
The wrecks of a German U-boat and a merchant vessel it sank in the Battle of the Atlantic are found 30 miles off the coast of North Carolina.
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it was racist.
Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many states, a leading human rights group says.
Bayern Munich record their biggest ever away win in the Champions League as they thrash Roma at the Stadio Olimpico.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says it was unfair to exclude away fans after a 2-2 Champions League draw at CSKA Moscow.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage defends allowing a Polish politician criticised for a comment on hitting women into its grouping in the European Parliament.
Italian police break a crime ring that defrauded the state of €1.7bn euros.
Italy broke the rights of migrants by sending them back to Greece after they had illegally boarded ships, the European Court of Human Rights says.
Ukraine rebels fight on to keep dream alive
What is lurking in Sweden's waters?
Tories in Brussels split over Juncker's Commission
Race, culture and language in common - but who are the Kurds?
Ukraine's politicians subjected to humiliation
Media split on Kobane "corridor"
Scandalous tales from the British embassy in Paris
Global health body under fire over Ebola
Sweden could use force in sub hunt
Swedish bay search for 'foreign sub'
Sweden steps up 'mystery sub' hunt
Russia denies submarine incident
'Sex toy' sculpture raises storm