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US Navy releases video showing dramatic close pass by Russian warplane in Black Sea

Countering reports in Russian state media that USS Ross acted 'aggressively'

US M1 Abrams battle tanks (front) and French Leclerc tank (back) during the Nato military exercises in Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, on 29 May 2015

Russian 'aggression' sees Poland rearm its military as minister warns: 'We must be ready'

The Nato member is bracing for the worst as Ukraine crisis goes on

John Erik Wagner: The Danish man using his penis on election posters in Copenhagen to convince voters to make him Prime Minister

The independent candidate is known for his attention-grabbing stunts

City worker removes 'love locks' at Pont des Arts bridge

Paris ‘love locks’ removed from Pont des Arts bridge

Authorities break the hearts of locals and tourists alike by removing these symbols of love

Julio Grondona is alleged to have sanctioned the $10m payment to Jack Warner

Fifa corruption: Julio Grondona, who died last year, 'authorised' $10m payment despite reports claiming Jerome Valcke gave the approval

Grondona died last year and Fifa say he authorised the payment, but the New York Times claims current secretary general Valcke is behind the $10m 'bribe'

Berlin rent cap: Capital is first German city to introduce controls on what landlords can charge

Landlords are now banned from charging new tenants more than 10 per cent above the local average

Masked Isis fighters march through the Syrian city of Raqqa

Iraqi PM says rise of Isis is failure of the world – and the West is to blame

Haider al-Abadi claims most fighters in jihadist group are foreigners

Elena Panaritis had supported Greece’s previous contentious bailout EU/IMF programme

Greece moves closer to default as Syriza splits over IMF representative

Party rebels force leadership's choice for IMF representative to withdraw

Michel D’Hooghe has been a member of the committee since 1988

Fifa corruption: Executive Committee's longest serving member says he will quit Fifa 'if this atmosphere prevails'

Michel D’Hooghe has been a member of the committee since 1988

Cardinal Pell, pictured, said Mr Saunders’ claims were 'false and offensive', and announced he was consulting lawyers

British victim of clerical sex abuse chosen to help root out paedophilia in the Catholic Church may face legal action from Vatican adviser

Peter Saunders said Cardinal George Pell had 'a catalogue of denigrating people, of acting with callousness, cold-heartedness'

Italy’s leading university, La Sapienza in Rome is facing accusations of old-style Italian sexism and has even been called a laughing stock after organising a student beauty pageant in which women as young as 19 were offered plastic surgery as prizes

Top Italian university La Sapienza slammed for staging glamour contest - with plastic surgery offered as prizes

Female academics call on head of leading Italian college to resign for ‘shaming it’

Draft proposal does not indicate resumption of search-and-rescue missions
Don Froilán with his mother Elena, Duchess of Lugo

Young Spanish royal Don Froilan accused of racial abuse at theme park after trying to jump queue

The nephew of King Felipe is alleged to have said: 'I'm fourth in line to the Spanish throne'

Hollowed-out pineapple

Spanish police find 200kg of cocaine in hollowed-out pineapples

The drugs were painted yellow to fool customs officials

Parents of babies born from 5th April 2015 are entitled to share their 50 weeks of parental leave between them

Sweden urges new fathers to take even more paternity leave

Sweden already has one of the most generous paternity leave schemes in the world

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