Moscow has accused the West of undermining a fragile truce in Ukraine as the ruble sank to a new low under the pressure of new EU sanctions.
Hundreds of thousands of Catalans energised by Scotland's upcoming independence referendum have protested for a secession vote aimed at carving out a new Mediterranean nation in what is now northeastern Spain.
The European Union has agreed to introduce new sanctions against Russia targeting oil and defence firms, but could lift them if a Ukraine ceasefire holds, EU head Herman Van Rompuy said.
Fifty-three percent of Scots intend to vote against splitting away from the United Kingdom in next week's referendum, according to a new poll.
French President Francois Hollande says he has been particularly "hurt" by his former partner's claims that he secretly despised the poor.
Ukraine's president has promised to introduce a bill that would offer greater autonomy to regions in the pro-Russia east, where separatists have been battling government troops for almost five months.
Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and costs the world economy more than $8 trillion a year, a new study suggests.
David Cameron appealed to the Scottish people not to vote for independence in next week's referendum after an opinion poll showed a surge in support for a break from the United Kingdom.
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