Ukraine move draws Putin threat
Ukrainian commandos advance on the separatist stronghold of Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine as Russia's President Putin warns of "consequences".
Ecclestone trial begins in Germany
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone appears in court in the German city of Munich to face bribery charges that carry a 10-year jail term.
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.
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 will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.
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.
Lib Dems 'to fight for EU cause'
Nick Clegg pledges to speak "loudly, passionately and unequivocally" against "isolationists" at the launch of the Liberal Democrat campaign for the European elections.
EU in slow progress on deficit cuts
EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show.
Russian Duma passes film swearing ban
Russia's lower house passes a bill banning swearing from films, music and other works of art.
Blair warns West over radical Islam
Tony Blair warns Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.
Shakespeare UK's 'top cultural icon'
William Shakespeare is the UK's greatest cultural icon, according to the results of an international survey released to mark the 450th anniversary of his birth.
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