article thumbnailLabour defends election performance

24 May 2014 Last updated at 08:29 Labour won the most council seats in EnglandLabour has defended its local election showing amid concerns about the campaign from within its own ranks.The party is on course to beat the Co [ ... ]


article thumbnailUS ship finds hull of missing yacht

24 May 2014 Last updated at 02:48 The US Coast Guard issued photographs of Cheeki Rafiki's upturned hull overnight on FridayThe hull of the missing UK yacht Cheeki Rafiki has been found in the North Atlantic by a US Navy  [ ... ]


article thumbnailParents fail to block gay adoption

24 May 2014 Last updated at 02:20 By Sanchia BergToday programmeThe case was heard at the High Court earlier this monthTwo Slovakian parents have failed to block the adoption of two of their sons by a same sex couple in K [ ... ]


article thumbnailIrish and Czechs vote in Euro polls

23 May 2014 Last updated at 22:17 Voting took place early on Ireland's small western islands such as InishfreeVoters in Ireland and the Czech Republic have been voting on the second day of European elections.In the Europe [ ... ]


article thumbnailContenders cross Europe in EU race

23 May 2014 Last updated at 21:04 Jean-Claude Juncker (left) and Martin Schulz attend a debate in Hamburg on TuesdayCandidates vying for the EU's top job - president of the European Commission - have been canvassing suppo [ ... ]


article thumbnailPutin 'to respect' Ukraine vote

23 May 2014 Last updated at 19:40 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. President Vladimir Putin: Problems emerged '"due to lack of trust"Russia's President Vladimir  [ ... ]


article thumbnailRussia and China agree $400bn natural gas supply deal

Alexei Miller, chief of Russia's state-run, Gazprom, said the Chinese contract will hit gas prices paid by European utilitiesRussia's landmark deal to supply natural gas to China will affect prices in Europe and have an impact on international liquef [ ... ]


article thumbnailPutin: Russia does not want to go back to language of Kalashnikov rifle

 Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia does not plan to impose restrictions on the use of the Internet. The restrictions, he added, may touch only the propaganda of suicide and pedophilia."We do not have any limitations associated with t [ ... ]


article thumbnailPutin Says He Would Have Sued if Targeted by Western Sanctions

ST. PETERSBURG, May 23 (RIA Novosti) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that he would have taken Western countries to court if he had been targeted by recent sanctions.“If I were in their shoes I would have sued a long time ago, becau [ ... ]


article thumbnailFrench mayor 'castrated and killed'

23 May 2014 Last updated at 15:16 Police stood guard outside the home of the mayor of Bretteville-le-Rabet on FridayThe mayor of a village in north-western France has been castrated and killed by a jealous husband, report [ ... ]


article thumbnailRussia Will Not Give Up Fighters for Human Rights – Putin on Snowden

ST. PETERSBURG, May 23 (RIA Novosti) – The US is to blame for whistleblower Edward Snowden ending up in Moscow, but Russia is not the type of country that hands over fighters for human rights, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.“[Snowde [ ... ]


article thumbnailTwo Slovak contenders for the UN's top job

SLOVAK politics may influence who will be the next leader of the world’s most important intergovernmental organisation. Two candidates from Slovakia, a small central European country of 5.5m people, are serious contenders to replace Ban Ki Moon as  [ ... ]


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