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Italian gay movement members demonstrate in front of the Vatican last year

Italy violated human rights of gay couples by refusing marriage licences, court rules

It is the only major nation in Western Europe with no same-sex marriage or civil partnerships

A child looks out from a bus as he arrives in Greece: Migrant children are often supported by charities such as Smile for the Child

Greek charity head says hundreds of children's lives at risk as group struggles to continue care for abandoned kids

Although banks in Greece have reopened, the country is in a dire position following negotiations with EU leaders

British bungee-jumper Kleyo De Abreu dies after leaping from bridge in Spain

A 23-year-old woman has died in a bungee-jumping accident while on holiday in Granada, the tragedy was witness by her aunt

Word play: Nigel Richards has won more than £128,000 in prize money in his 18-year Scrabble career

The new Francophone Scrabble world champion doesn't speak French

New Zealand's 'Scrabble machine' Nigel Richards studied French dictionary for nine weeks before finals

Odessa lies more than 300 miles west of conflict-ridden east Ukraine, but Mikheil Saakashvili is wary of Russian ambitions extending to his new city

Ukraine crisis: Mikheil Saakashvili - Odessa's new governor pledges to make his city a beacon for the war-ravaged country

Exclusive: In part two of his interview, the former President of Georgia vows to end corruption in the region

Workers block the road with burning tyres over possible job cuts

Eurotunnel delays: How long will Channel Tunnel services be delayed by Calais fire and can I get a refund?

Workers were protesting over possible job cuts at the busy port

Smoke rises from where ferry workers reportedly burned tyres as they blocked access to Calais

Calais strikes: French ferry workers block access to Channel Tunnel terminal

French farmers are currently pursuing a separate dispute over prices

Formula 1 drivers, French Jean-Eric Vergne (R), Venezuela's Pastor Maldonado (C-L) and Brazilian Felipe Massa (C) stand with other drivers, friends and relatives in front of late French Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi's coffin after his funeral ceremony outside Cathedrale Sainte Reparate in Nice

Mourners gather for funeral of F1 star Jules Bianchi

Family and friends bid farwell to the French Formula One champion at a service in his hometown of Nice

MH17 video: New footage from the aftermath of the crash released - 'There are bodies all over'

German reporter Billy Six released the video one year after the crash and after gaining the trust of local residents

HIV positive teenager in remission for 12 years – but is her case a breakthrough or a false dawn?

Despite the extraordinary circumstances, scientists have reacted with caution

The organiser of the Games, Alon Meyer, has said they should be seen as a “signal of reconciliation” 

14th European Maccabi Games: Jewish sporting event to be staged in Germany for first time - on site of 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

Europe’s largest Jewish sporting event is coming to Germany for the first time, bringing more than 2,000 Jewish athletes together from around the world to compete at a site constructed by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics.

Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of Odessa by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the end of May – one day after he voluntarily renounced his Georgian citizenship

Ukraine crisis: 'Putin is obsessed with the idea of testing Nato' - and the Baltics will be next, says Odessa governor Mikheil Saakashvili

In the first extract of an exclusive two-part interview, former Georgia president Mikheil Saakashvili – now governor of Odessa – reveals why he believes Putin is such a serious threat. And not just to Ukraine

Suruc bombing: Is it safe to travel in Turkey following suicide attack?

After 28 were killed in a bombing in the eastern town of Suruc, is it still safe to travel to Turkey?

French famed Nazi hunter Serge Klarsfeld poses with his wife Beate, as they leave the Elysee Palace in Paris, after being awarded with the Legion of Honor medal by French President Francois Hollande.

Nazi hunters: Serge and Beate Klarsfeld awarded medals of honour by Germany

The couple have devoted their lives to bringing Nazis to justice

French farmers block a major road near Caen on Monday

Striking French farmers block all access to tourist attraction Mont St Michel over deal 'broken by supermarkets'

Dairy, beef and pork farmers blocked all roads into Caen in lower Normandy

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Mullah Omar, creator of the Taliban, is dead... for the fourth time

Mullah Omar, creator of the Taliban, is dead... again

I was once told that intelligence services declare their enemies dead to provoke them into popping up their heads and revealing their location, says Robert Fisk
Margaret Attwood on climate change: 'Time is running out for our fragile, Goldilocks planet'

Margaret Attwood on climate change

The author looks back on what she wrote about oil in 2009, and reflects on how the conversation has changed in a mere six years
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Oculus Rift and the lonely cartoon hedgehog who could become the first ever virtual reality movie star

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Ants have unique ability to switch between individual and collective action, says study

Secrets of ants' teamwork revealed

The insects have an almost unique ability to switch between individual and collective action
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Donovan marks his 50th year in folk

The singer tells Nick Duerden about receiving death threats, why the world is 'mentally ill', and how he can write a song about anything, from ecology to crumpets
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Twitter accused of 'Facebookisation' over plans to overhaul reverse-chronological timeline

Twitter accused of 'Facebookisation'

Facebook exasperates its users by deciding which posts they can and can’t see. So why has Twitter announced plans to do the same?
Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename bag - but what else could the fashion house call it?

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename bag

The star was shocked by a Peta investigation into the exotic skins trade
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Whatever the weather: 10 best waterproof mascaras

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Diego Costa biography: Chelsea striker's route to the top - from those who shared his journey

Diego Costa: I go to war. You come with me...

Chelsea's rampaging striker had to fight his way from a poor city in Brazil to life at the top of the Premier League. A new book speaks to those who shared his journey
Ashes 2015: England show the mettle to strike back hard in third Test

England show the mettle to strike back hard in third Test

The biggest problem facing them in Birmingham was the recovery of the zeitgeist that drained so quickly under the weight of Australian runs at Lord's, says Kevin Garside
Women's Open 2015: Charley Hull - 'I know I'm a good golfer but I'm also just a person'

Charley Hull: 'I know I'm a good golfer but I'm also just a person'

British teen keeps her feet on ground ahead of Women's Open
Turkey's conflict with Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq can benefit Isis in Syria

Turkey's conflict with Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq can benefit Isis in Syria

Turkish President Erdogan could benefit politically from the targeting of the PKK, says Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn or a return to a Labour government

Our choice is years of Tory rule under Corbyn or a return to a Labour government

Yvette Cooper urged Labour members to 'get serious' about the next general election rather than become 'a protest movement'