Swiss 'naked selfie' woman loses job

A secretary at Switzerland's parliament loses her job for posting a series of naked photos of herself in her office on the internet.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 1:24 pm

VIDEO: Ashya parents remanded in custody

The parents of Ashya King are expected to appear in a court in Madrid in Spain on Monday morning. The five-year-old was taken from hospital in the UK against medical advice.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 12:37 pm

Ashya parents fight extradition

The parents of Ashya King are held in police custody after refusing to consent to their extradition to the UK at an appearance at the High Court in Spain.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 11:21 am

Ukraine hit by military setbacks

Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 10:48 am

Nato plans rapid response force

Nato is to approve a rapid response force at a summit in Wales this week to deter any Russian threat to Eastern European members, the alliance's chief says.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 10:28 am

VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory?

Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 9:33 am

Crimea seizes rich Ukrainian's hotel

Russian-backed bailiffs in Crimea seize a luxury seaside hotel complex linked to a Ukrainian billionaire, Ihor Kolomoisky.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 8:49 am

Bosnian Serbs held for 1992 killings

Thirteen former Bosnian Serb police and soldiers are detained by police on suspicion of carrying out killings at the start of the Bosnian war in 1992.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 8:20 am

VIDEO: Armagayddon: Gay marriage in Ireland

Parody video about gay marriage in Ireland sparks online debate

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 7:54 am

Two-headed snake found in Turkey

A farmer finds rare two-headed snake in north-eastern Turkey.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 7:44 am

Russia and China launch gas pipeline

Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 7:13 am

Antwerp's 'selfie speeding signs'

Authorities in Antwerp launch "selfie traffic signs" to get people to stop speeding.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 5:28 am

Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS

Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 5:25 am

Man Utd agree to sign Falcao on loan

Manchester United agree to sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 5:14 am

Euro manufacturing at 13-month low

Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 4:06 am

Seven dead in Paris flats explosion

A seventh body is recovered after a residential block of flats in Paris was destroyed by an explosion linked to gas and electricity cabling work.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 3:39 am

Poland commemorates WW2 invasion

Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion that sparked World War Two, with a wreath-laying ceremony.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 3:35 am

Heineken sells Mexico packaging unit

Heineken sells its Mexican packaging business to US firm Crown Holdings in a deal worth $1.23bn (£740m).

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 2:17 am

VIDEO: Eurosceptics win German state seats

Germany's newest party, the Eurosceptic "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), has won its first seats in the state parliament of Saxony, according to preliminary results.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 2:12 am

Foreign fighters in east Ukraine

The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 6:32 pm

How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined

Does the UK still feel a sense of obligation towards Poles?

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 6:13 pm

Barclays sells Spanish businesses

Barclays Bank sells Spanish businesses for £633m to the country's third largest lender CaixaBank.

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 5:00 pm

VIDEO: Powerful vacuum cleaner sales spike

From 1 September, companies in the EU will be banned from making or importing vacuum cleaners above 1600 watts and it has led to a sharp rise in sales.

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 1:17 pm

VIDEO: Paris building demolished in blast

Four people have been killed and eleven others injured after an explosion rocked a four-storey building in Rosny-sous-Bois, Paris on Sunday morning.

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 12:10 pm

'Praying for death' in Ukraine

Activist relives humiliation and horror at hands of Ukraine rebels

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 1:08 am