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EU leaders condemn Russia for putting pressure on Ukraine to drop plans to sign a major co-operation agreement with the EU.
Claims that RBS badly treated some small firms, even forcing viable businesses to close, will be investigated by law firm Clifford Chance.
Diageo, the world's biggest Scotch whisky distiller, offers to sell the Whyte & Mackay business to appease competition authorities.
Pro-EU activists and police have clashed in renewed protests in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev.
England batsman Jonathan Trott leaves the Ashes tour of Australia because of a long-standing stress-related condition.
Nine people are killed in clashes between the Libyan army and an Islamist militia in the eastern city of Benghazi, officials say.
The US National Security Agency infected 50,000 networks with malware, Dutch newspaper NRC reports.
Jonathan Trott made the right decision to leave England's Ashes tour, says ex-England batsman Marcus Trescothick.
Helicopters are planning to survey islands in the west of the country before beginning aid distribution on Tuesday to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
In the first of a week-long series, the BBC's Karishma Vaswani reports from Jakarta on the impact of world events on the money in your pocket.
Vote counting is taking place in Honduras, with both main presidential candidates, Juan Orlando Hernandez and Xiomara Castro, claiming victory.
The government is to introduce a new law to cap the cost of payday loans, with the level to be set by the new Financial Conduct Authority.
Both of the main presidential candidates in the Honduras election have claimed victory in the poll.
Fresh clashes erupt between Ukrainian demonstrators and police in the capital Kiev amid protests over a decision to delay a pact with the EU.
The editor of a top Indian magazine who is accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague is seeking pre-trial bail, reports say.
A Saudi court sentences one man to death and 19 others to up to 25 years in prison in connection with an attack on the US consulate in Jeddah in 2004.
Japan PM Shinzo Abe describes China's move to create a new "air defence identification zone" over disputed waters as "dangerous".
A review of policing in England and Wales is to make a series of series of "radical" recommendations designed to restore trust in the service.
Cheering crowds in Iran welcome home negotiators who secured a deal on its nuclear programme with world powers, which Israel calls a mistake.
One Direction, Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake were among winners at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles.