Lloyds fined £218m over Libor

Lloyds Banking Group is fined £218m for "serious misconduct" relating to key interest rates including Libor.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 5:22 pm

PM urges 'prompt' Russian sanctions

David Cameron says he and fellow European leaders agree that "strong" economic sanctions should be imposed on Russia as soon as possible.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 3:57 pm

MH17 jet 'downed by shrapnel'

Security officials in Ukraine say the Malaysia Airlines jet downed in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure caused by missile shrapnel.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 3:47 pm

VIDEO: Fighting near MH17 crash site

Fresh fighting, close to where the Malaysia Airlines jet went down in Ukraine, has prevented international monitors from accessing the crash site for the second day in a row.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 2:13 pm

Russia plans $50bn Yukos appeal

Russia will appeal against a court decision ordering it to pay the biggest compensation package to date, amounting to $50bn (£29.5bn) in damages.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 1:54 pm

Are Ukraine's rebels fighting a 1920s war?

Are Ukraine's 2014 rebels fighting a war from the 1920s?

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 1:31 pm

Beauty spots still at fracking 'risk'

Government guidance that fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances" receives a mixed response from campaigners.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 1:15 pm

AH5017 pilots 'asked to turn back'

French foreign minister reveals that the pilots of Air Algerie flight AH5017 requested to return to Burkina Faso after hitting bad weather.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 12:29 pm

Tomorrowland music festival makes global impact

Fans throng Belgian town for Tomorrowland music event

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 12:26 pm

VIDEO: Turkish PM scores football hat-trick

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has scored three goals in an exhibition match to open a new stadium in Istanbul.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 10:28 am

France offers Iraq Christians asylum

France says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamic State militants holding the Iraqi city of Mosul.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 9:59 am

Gecko sex satellite back in touch

Fears recede over the fate of a Russian space satellite carrying gecko lizards as part of a sex experiment, after ground control restores contact.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 9:47 am

Russia offers $110,000 Tor bounty

Russia offers 3.9m roubles ($110,000; £65,000) in a contest for ways to crack the identities of users of the Tor network.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 7:15 am

Anti-Semitism comes back to haunt Europe

New wave of hostility to Jews alarms European leaders

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 5:36 am

Parents' joy as 13-year-old wins bronze

The parents of 13-year-old swimmer Erraid Davies speak of their pride after her Commonwealth Games bronze.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 3:33 am

Germany's super-shy super-rich

Why do Germany's super-rich so often keep their heads down?

Posted by on 27 July 2014 | 6:31 pm

The bakery in the middle of a desert

Why two Spanish sisters started a bakery in a desert

Posted by on 27 July 2014 | 6:01 pm

VIDEO: Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine

There are reports of heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, close to the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed.

Posted by on 27 July 2014 | 4:38 pm

Nibali seals Tour de France win

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wraps up his first victory in the three-week race as Marcel Kittel wins the final stage in Paris.

Posted by on 27 July 2014 | 1:05 pm

Costa Concordia ends final voyage

The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia enters the port of Genoa for scrapping after a lengthy salvage operation.

Posted by on 27 July 2014 | 11:29 am

Iran students face expulsion from Norway over sanctions

How sanctions are hurting Iranian science students in Norway

Posted by on 26 July 2014 | 6:27 pm

The cellar that still holds Goering's wine

The underground vault that still holds Goering's wine collection

Posted by on 26 July 2014 | 6:02 pm

VIDEO: Clashes at Paris pro-Palestinian demo

French police fired tear gas as clashes broke out at a banned pro-Palestinian demonstration on Saturday, as thousands defied a ban on the protest.

Posted by on 26 July 2014 | 3:56 pm

The most important battle you've probably never heard of

The most important battle you have probably never heard of

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 6:21 pm

VIDEO: Sloviansk: Going back to ruined house

Many residents of Sloviansk are now returning home, after pro-Russian insurgents were pushed out of the eastern Ukrainian city at the beginning of July.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 11:57 am