EU ban on high-power vacuum cleaners comes into force, hitting five of the seven best-rated products
Call comes while pro-Russian forces push westwards and Russian foreign minister urges Ukraine to withdraw
A pointed tweet claims Crimea for Russia and leaves eastern Ukraine 'conveniently unillustrated'
Fears rise that recent fissure eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano could prompt further airspace closures
Ban on range of household goods would seek to combat climate change, but is it another example of 'nannying' interference?
The Ukrainian government says its forces are now fighting Russian troops, not Russian-backed separatists
A Congolese curse has caused death, injury and an encounter with a rare snake, says right-wing senator accused of racism
Analysts say Russia may be trying to establish a land corridor through Ukraine to Crimea
Putin and Poroshenko agree to work together, but Russia says it's up to Kiev to end the fighting
French president hits reset button as France argues about best way to handle economic stagnation
As he prepares to meet Vladimir Putin, the Ukrainian president has called elections for October
After the first arrest of its kind, police warn the public does not 'appreciate the danger' of the vehicles
Analysts believe the Russian president may be looking for a way to save face by withdrawing support for pro-Russian separatists
Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels blame each other for attack outside eastern city of Luhansk
But Strasbourg upholds previous ruling that blanket ban on prisoners voting is unlawful
Bridges can no longer withstand weight of padlocks, so couples are being urged to show #lovewithoutlocks
Man's body led Swedish police to suspect steroid use, despite court ruling that muscles alone are not grounds for arrest
Putin retaliates in the latest round of the trade war, but knock-on effects will be felt in Russia too
Britain's newspapers reflect on World War One and the legacy of one of the bloodiest wars in history
New poll suggests Front National leader Marine Le Pen would knock out socialists in first round
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