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The daughter of jailed Ukraine opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko says the signing of a deal to end the political crisis in the country would hopefully see her mother's release from jail.
Wales resurrected their Six Nations title hopes with a record 27-6 win against France, says head coach Warren Gatland.
The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from Lviv in the west of Ukraine, where one activist describes how her fiance was killed by a sniper, dashing their hopes to marry in a ''free Ukraine''.
Three men have been arrested after a drive-by shooting, which forced the closure of London's Waterloo Bridge.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders sign a deal in an effort to end the political crisis in the country.
A Canadian court orders a web firm to name customers accused of illegal downloads, but imposes conditions on the movie company that brought the case.
Detroit's emergency manager files an $18bn plan to restructure the city's debts in the wake of the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history.
Ukrainian opposition leader Vitaly Klitschko has been booed by anti-government protesters in Kiev's Independence Square, hours after signing a deal with President Viktor Yakukovych aimed at ending the country's political crisis.
Wales get their Six Nations campaign back on track with an emphatic win over a previously-unbeaten France in Cardiff.
Thousands have gathered in Kiev's Independence Square for a requiem ceremony for those killed in this week's clashes.
Protesters in Kiev's Independence Square have paid tribute to those who have died in the city's violent clashes, on the day leaders from both sides signed an agreement aimed at ending the crisis.
US President Barack Obama hosts the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, a move denounced by China as "gross interference".
Great Britain endure a disappointing day at the Sochi Olympics after failing to achieve two medal targets.
A deal aimed at ending months of violent protests in Ukraine has been signed by President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders.
The US Federal Reserve initially failed to grasp the scope of the 2008 crisis, newly released transcripts from during that period show.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders sign a deal on early presidential polls after months of political crisis.
Canada defeat the United States to book a men's Winter Olympic ice hockey final meeting with Sweden.