Ukraine probes deaths in tense east

Ukraine says it will launch an investigation into a fatal shooting in the east of the country which has raised tension with Russia further.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 9:16 pm

Gibraltar fire hits online gambling

An explosion and fire on Gibraltar cuts power to much of the British territory and disrupts a number of online betting operations around the world.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 7:02 pm

Finland air crash kills skydivers

Eight skydivers on an Easter Sunday jump are killed as their plane crashes near the town of Jamijarvi in Finland.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 4:04 pm

In pictures: Easter celebrations

Images from around the world as Christians mark Easter Sunday

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 2:49 pm

Wawrinka takes Monte Carlo title

Stanislas Wawrinka beats fellow Swiss Roger Federer to win the first Masters 1000 title of his career in Monte Carlo.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 10:48 am

Pope celebrates Easter Sunday Mass

Pope Francis celebrates Easter in front of thousands in St Peter's Square, praying for peace in Syria and Ukraine and "an end to all war".

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 6:46 am

Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria

Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 5:11 am

VIDEO: Greek skies light up for Easter

Rival parishes on the Greek island of Chios have marked the evening before Orthodox Easter - by firing hundreds of rockets at each other's churches.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 1:44 am

VIDEO: Syria-held French journalists freed

Four French journalists held captive in Syria for almost a year have been freed.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 9:08 pm

France's silent tea revolution

France falls back in love with tea - but don't expect a British cuppa

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 6:10 pm

Anti-Semitic leaflets in Donetsk stir old fears

Donetsk anti-Semitic leaflets may be fakes but stir old fears

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 9:25 am

Shannon Airport: A curious history of celebrity visitors

The airport that hosted a roll-call of presidents

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 8:26 pm

VIDEO: World's prettiest Easter eggs?

A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 2:09 pm

Gul rules out Erdogan job swap

President Abdullah Gul of Turkey appears to rule out a Russian-style job swap with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan when his term ends later this year.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 10:55 am

Giorgio Armani settles tax dispute

The fashion house Giorgio Armani pays 270m euros (£222m; $374m) to the Italian authorities to settle a tax bill.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 9:53 am

Channel Tunnel trains back to normal

Channel Tunnel rail services have returned to normal on Good Friday morning after being hit by severe disruption.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 9:24 am

Top aide to French president resigns

A close aide to French President Francois Hollande resigns following allegations he had a conflict of interest in a previous post.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 7:51 am

VIDEO: 'Nervous atmosphere' in Sloviansk

Olga Ivshina of the BBC's Russian Service reports from a checkpoint near Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine, where she describes the atmosphere as "nervous".

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 7:24 am

Charges over Todd cyber-bullying

A man is charged in the Netherlands in connection with the suicide of Canadian teenager Amanda Todd, who killed herself after cyber bullying.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 6:09 am

VIDEO: Obama urges caution over Ukraine deal

US President Barack Obama has cautiously welcomed a deal to calm tensions in Ukraine, reached at multi-party talks in Geneva.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 3:35 am

Alfa Romeo plots a US comeback

After 20 years, Alfa Romeo returns to the US

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:06 pm

Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty

Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 9:33 am

German media boss criticises Google

In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 8:20 am

AUDIO: The world's first homoerotic stamps

Estelle Lovatt and David Bailey discuss Finland's decision to produce the "world's first" homoerotic stamps

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:48 am

Making cartoons from conflict

How cartoonists covered Northern Ireland's Troubles

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:44 am