Russia's leaders are refusing all negotiations with their Ukrainian counterparts, Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov says.
David Cameron is expected to back US efforts to rekindle the Middle East peace process on his first visit to Israel since becoming prime minister.
Malaysia's air force chief denies reports that a missing Malaysia Airlines plane was tracked to the Strait of Malacca, amid an ongoing search.
Schools and offices close, and traffic lights are knocked out, as a major power cut hits the Australian city of Darwin.
The funeral is to take place in Turkey of a teenage boy who died died nine months after being injured during anti-government protests.
The value of Scottish salmon exports to America sees a four fold increase in five years reaching £200m in 2013.
New sources of credit are needed for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), according to the Scottish Parliament's economy committee.
Hampden Stadium is being unveiled as an athletics arena later as work to transform it nears completion ahead of Glasgow 2014.
Glastonbury Festival is granted a new 10-year licence by Mendip District Council.
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A Labour government would offer an in/out EU referendum - but only if the UK was being asked to transfer more powers to Brussels, Ed Miliband says.
Fifa head Sepp Blatter rules out speeches at the opening of the World Cup after President Rousseff' was booed at last year's Confederations Cup.
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Women who suffer swelling following breast cancer treatment should be encouraged to exercise, according to experts.
The former US diplomat Richard Haass warns violence could re-emerge in Northern Ireland if progress is not made in dealing with the legacy of the Troubles.
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Cuts to mental health services in England will put lives at risk, as funds are reduced for schemes aimed at reducing suicides, ministers are warned.