A hairdryer from a fashion show

EU weighs ban on high-power hairdryers and kettles

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 11:02

Ban on range of household goods would seek to combat climate change, but is it another example of 'nannying' interference?

Barack Obama at the White House

Ukraine: Nato to meet amid claims of Russian invasion

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 09:34

The Ukrainian government says its forces are now fighting Russian troops, not Russian-backed separatists

Roberto Calderoli

Italian race row senator blames voodoo curse

One-Minute Read Thu 28 Aug, AT 11:51

A Congolese curse has caused death, injury and an encounter with a rare snake, says right-wing senator accused of racism

A Russian vehicle

Ukraine: Russia accused of new military incursion

One-Minute Read Thu 28 Aug, AT 09:12

Analysts say Russia may be trying to establish a land corridor through Ukraine to Crimea

Ukraine and Russia promise 'roadmap' to peace after talks

One-Minute Read Wed 27 Aug, AT 12:59

Putin and Poroshenko agree to work together, but Russia says it's up to Kiev to end the fighting

Francois Hollande purges cabinet: what next for France?

Briefing Tue 26 Aug, AT 15:25

French president hits reset button as France argues about best way to handle economic stagnation

President Poroshenko of Ukraine

Ukraine calls snap election as Russian tanks 'cross border'

One-Minute Read Tue 26 Aug, AT 09:39

As he prepares to meet Vladimir Putin, the Ukrainian president has called elections for October

Segways

Norwegian police nab drunken Segway driver outside Oslo bar

One-Minute Read Fri 22 Aug, AT 14:23

After the first arrest of its kind, police warn the public does not 'appreciate the danger' of the vehicles

Putin heads off to watch military exercises

Is Putin abandoning Ukraine's rebels?

Briefing Thu 21 Aug, AT 15:09

Analysts believe the Russian president may be looking for a way to save face by withdrawing support for pro-Russian separatists

The wreckage of a rocket lies on a street in Luhansk

Ukraine: refugees 'burnt alive' in rocket fire strike on convoy

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Aug, AT 13:30

Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels blame each other for attack outside eastern city of Luhansk

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