Ukraine begins 'anti-terror' action
Authorities in Kiev announce the start of an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Russian separatists, as Moscow warns that Ukraine is on the brink of civil war.
Berlusconi to do community service
Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi must perform community service in a home for the elderly, following his conviction for tax fraud.
EU safer lorries plan may cut deaths
MEPs overwhelmingly back new rules to make big lorries safer for other road users and more fuel-efficient.
France calls for Syria ICC referral
Members of the UN Security Council view graphic photographs of prisoners allegedly tortured by Syrian government forces.
Greece jails two over fatal stabbing
Two men suspected of links with far-right Golden Dawn are jailed for life in Greece for the fatal stabbing of a Pakistani immigrant.
Final approval for EU banking reform
MEPs back rules for a banking safety net to minimise the risk of further EU taxpayer-funded bailouts.
UK marks Hillsborough tragedy
Church and civic bells ring 96 times across Merseyside to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster as memorial services take place in Liverpool and Sheffield.
Mladic trial keeps genocide charges
Judges at the trial of ex-Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic reject a move to drop genocide charges relating to the Bosnian war in the 1990s.
Ukraine crisis could hit Russian GDP
The Russian economy may see zero growth this year because of the Ukraine crisis, Russia's finance minister has admitted.
UK ex-police chief probes 'Islam plot'
An ex-counter-terrorism chief will lead an inquiry into an alleged Islamist takeover plot of schools - an appointment deemed "desperately unfortunate".
Matisse exhibition hailed by critics
Critics laud one of the largest collections of Henri Matisse's "cut-out" artworks ever assembled for an exhibition opening at Tate Modern.
UKIP's Farage 'facing expenses complaint'
UKIP leader Nigel Farage rejects claims he might have abused EU expenses, describing a newspaper report as "utterly outrageous'.
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