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

A guard stands behind a locked gate at Pentonville prison

No compensation for prisoners denied the vote, rules ECHR

Briefing Tue 12 Aug, AT 13:53

But Strasbourg upholds previous ruling that blanket ban on prisoners voting is unlawful

A couple pose with 'lovelocks' on a Parisian bridge

Show love with selfies not locks, pleads Paris

One-Minute Read Mon 11 Aug, AT 16:06

Bridges can no longer withstand weight of padlocks, so couples are being urged to show #lovewithoutlocks

Muscle

Swedish man arrested for being too buff

One-Minute Read Fri 8 Aug, AT 15:54

Man's body led Swedish police to suspect steroid use, despite court ruling that muscles alone are not grounds for arrest

Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen 'leads race for French presidency'

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Aug, AT 13:57

New poll suggests Front National leader Marine Le Pen would knock out socialists in first round

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