Ukraine gripped by rival rallies
Tens of thousands of people across Ukraine hold rival pro-unity and pro-Russian rallies, as Moscow continues to strengthen its grip on Crimea.
Iran sees nuclear deal 'in months'
Iran's foreign minister tells the visiting EU foreign policy chief a nuclear deal could come in months but Catherine Ashton stresses there is no guarantee.
Spain opera director Mortier dies
Gerard Mortier, who spearheaded an operatic production of Brokeback Mountain at Madrid's Teatro Royal, dies aged 70.
Sarkozy phone 'tapped by judges'
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has had his phone tapped on the orders of judges investigating alleged campaign donations from Libya, it is claimed.
GB wheelchair curlers beat Sweden
Great Britain's wheelchair curlers beat Sweden and South Korea in the round-robin phase at the Sochi Winter Paralympics.
Ukraine beat Russia to biathlon gold
Vitaliy Lukyanenko wins Ukraine's first gold at the Sochi Winter Paralympics, in the men's 7.5km visually impaired biathlon.
Turkish ex-military chief freed
Turkey's former army chief Ilker Basbug is released from prison in Istanbul after a local court overturns his conviction for plotting a coup.
Schumacher condition 'not changed'
Doctors treating injured Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher are still working to bring him out of a coma.
Europol warning over wi-fi hotspots
People should not send sensitive information over public wi-fi hotspots, as data theft by hackers is rising, Europol warns.
Argentina finds drugs hidden in skis
Police in Argentina say they have foiled a scheme to smuggle cocaine into Europe by hiding the drug in specially-designed skis.
EU vote plan blights UK, says Cable
David Cameron's commitment to an in/out referendum on Europe is "blighting" investment in the UK, Vince Cable warns.
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