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Russian paratroopers captured by Ukrainian forces are put on show at a press conference in Kiev

West to step up response to Russia’s ‘violation’ of Ukraine

European Union leaders are expected to move towards deeper economic sanctions against Moscow today, acting on mounting evidence of what the Nato chief has called a “blatant violation” of Ukrainian territory by Russian soldiers.

A stone outside Hitler's birthplace in Braunau pays tribute to victims of fascism

Hitler’s home saved - but will be turned into memorial to his crimes

Politicians have argued bitterly about its fate for decades

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Russian bank gives away free cats to mortgage customers for good luck in new homes

Russians believe it brings good fortune for cats to cross the threshold first

Men carry a wounded elderly man to safety after a shelling in the main separatist stronghold Donetsk

Ukraine crisis: Putin says Russia is 'ready to repel any aggression' and compares Ukrainian Government to Nazis

The death toll has topped 2,500 amid UN accusations of atrocities

Armed men from the ultra nationalist party Right Sector and guards under orders of the Ukrainian

Russia strikes back against Canada in Twitter confrontation over Ukraine situation

Russia responded after Canada tweeted a 'helpful' map of the Ukraine territories

Authorities in Iceland have raised an aviation warning code to red after an eruption began near the Bardarbunga volcano overnight.

Iceland volcano eruption near Bardarbunga triggers aviation red alert

Icelandic Met Office has closed down airspace above eruption site

Russian military units moving in a convoy formation with self-propelled artillery in the area of Krasnodon, Ukraine, well inside territory controlled by Russian separatists

Ukraine crisis: Nato images show Russian soldiers, artillery and armoured vehicles in 'military operations' in eastern Ukraine

Images appear to confirm accusations that Russia is directly involved in war

Pro-Russian fighters dig trenches in Troitsko-Khartsyzk, 30km east of Donetsk yesterday amid bombardments from Ukrainian government forces in the eastern region

Ukraine crisis: The phoney war is over as Russian troops and armour flood across the border

President Obama rules out US military action in Ukraine despite an ‘ongoing Russian incursion’, and his ambassador to the UN accuses Moscow of ‘obfuscating and lying’ about having troops there since May

Not your typical French Socialist, Emmanuel Macron has been a Rothschild banker and an aide at the Élysée Palace

France's new Minister of the Economy Emmanuel Macron described by left-wingers as a 'copy-and-paste Tony Blair'

The Socialist Party has branded President Hollande’s new minister with its worst insult

Warning signs block the road to Bardarbunga volcano, some 20 kilometres (12.5 miles) away, in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier

Iceland volcano: 'Cauldrons' discovered under glacier could point to sub-glacial eruption

Met Office confirms threat level remains at orange

Ukrainian soldiers wait for the start of the march into the town of Mariupol. Pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday

Russian military troops ‘have been brought into Ukraine’, warns Poroshenko

'Thousands' of Russians are reportedly fighting alongside separatists   

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Botched ice bucket challenge leaves man critically injured after plane drops hundreds of gallons of water

Photographer was left in a "critical condition" but is now reported to be recovering in hospital

La Tomatina 2014: Spanish town hosts 'world's biggest food fight'

Video: The small town of Bunol near Valencia has become synonymous with a huge tomato food fight

Roberto Calderoli has suffered a series of health scares since the video of the curse

Italy's Deputy Senate Speaker who compared country's first black minister to an 'orang-utan' claims he is 'cursed' by African spirits after spell of bad luck

Roberto Calderoli claims video evidence from the Congo shows Cécile Kyenge’s father - a tribal leader - putting a 'macumba' on him as punishment for the insult

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Ukraine crisis: The phoney war is over as Russian troops and armour pour across the border

The phoney war is over

Russian troops and armour pour into Ukraine
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Potatoes could be off the menu as crop pests threaten UK

The world’s entire food system is under attack - and Britain is most at risk, according to a new study
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Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

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Salomé's feminine wiles have inspired writers, painters and musicians for 2,000 years. Now audiences can meet the Biblical femme fatale in two new stage and screen projects
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British Library celebrates all things Gothic

Forthcoming exhibition Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination will be the UK's largest ever celebration of Gothic literature
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Is the Hard Rock Café worth fighting for?

The restaurant chain's owners are currently embroiled in a bitter legal dispute
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Caribbean cuisine is becoming increasingly popular in the UK ... and there's more to it than jerk chicken at carnival
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Di Maria and Ronaldo: A tale of two Manchester United No 7s

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Palestinians have won: they are still in Gaza, and Hamas is still there
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