Festival of lager and Bavarian culture is worth an estimated €1.1bn to German economy
16-year-old Hamed from Gaza clung to a lifebuoy: one by one the others drowned
Cameron loses a conservative ally as the far-right plans to take advantage of a weak minority government
Details of passengers flying from British airports may be passed to US for 'pre-clearance'
Michael Gove urges British people to speak out against wave of anti-Jewish sentiment sweeping the continent
Leaders waiting to see if 'shaky' ceasefire holds, as Moscow threatens retaliatory measures
Half a year after annexation much has changed in Crimea, but confusion and tension remain
Migrants try to storm ferry bound for Dover as politicians argue over security responsibilities
Presidents Putin and Poroshenko agree to steps towards a truce as US and EU sanctions bite in Russia
The Treaty of Versailles may have set the scene, but WW2's main progenitor was one man: Adolf Hitler
Russia says it will review its own military doctrine in response to the 'growing Nato threat' in Europe
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