Russia 'destabilising' Ukraine - US
The US accuses Russia of "deception and destabilisation" in eastern Ukraine, warning of further sanctions unless Moscow defuses the crisis.
Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name.
Russia extends Navalny house arrest
A Moscow court extends the house arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by another six months for violating its conditions.
John Paul II crucifix crushes man
A 21-year old man has been crushed to death by a crucifix erected in honour of Pope John Paul II in northern Italy.
Match-fixer arrested in Finland
Convicted football match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal is being held by Finnish police on an international arrest warrant, officials say.
Blood 'not from beheaded Louis XVI'
An elaborately decorated gourd thought to contain the blood of French King Louis XVI may not be authentic, scientists say.
Police make Syria plea to UK women
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.
Cornish granted UK minority status
Cornish people are granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.
Hamster-sized deer born in Spain
A baby Java mouse-deer - one of the world's smallest hoofed animals - is born at a Spanish zoo.
Clegg: Lib Dems must fight EU myths
Nick Clegg pits his party's "optimism and openness" against the "fears and falsehoods" of isolationists at the launch of the Lib Dem campaign for the European elections.
Turkey: Armenia killings 'inhumane'
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offers condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI.
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