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Israel-Poland spat: Swastikas drawn on Polish embassy in Tel Aviv
It comes after Israel condemned Poland's PM for saying Jews were among perpetrators of the Holocaust.
Russia Dagestan shooting: Five women killed in attack on churchgoers
Worshippers leaving an evening church service in Dagestan were fired upon by a gunman.
Iceland's mooted circumcision ban sparks religious outrage
Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders condemned the move, calling it an attack on religious freedom.
Latvian central bank boss 'wanted bribe'
The Baltic state's anti-corruption agency suspects Ilmars Rimsevics of seeking a €100,000 bribe.
Winter Olympics: Alexander Krushelnitsky subject of anti-doping case
An anti-doping case is opened against Russian medal-winning curler Alexander Krushelnitsky, says the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Avalanche in French Alps kills father and daughter
The man, 43, and his 11-year-old daughter were skiing in an area at risk at the Val d'Isère resort.
Chile seeks extradition of ex-guerrilla arrested in France
He avoided capture for 22 years after escaping from prison, but was found in Paris last week.
Facebook to seek verification by post for election ads
People wishing to take out ads naming political candidates will be sent a verification code in the post.
Syria 'to help Kurds' in Turkey offensive
Pro-government forces will support Kurds fighting a Turkish offensive in Afrin, state media says.
Winter Olympics: Ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis endures 'nightmare' as dress comes undone
French ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis endures her "worst nightmare" as her dress comes undone during a short dance routine.
Finland's new pandas enjoy snow
Finland's new pandas were being allowed outside for the first time since arriving in the country last month.
'I fix umbrellas to save the world'
Thierry Millet is one of Europe’s last remaining artisanal umbrella repair man.
Theresa May replies to 'extremely regrettable Brexit' remark
Prime Minister Theresa May was told "things would be so much easier" if the UK stayed in the EU.
Mohamed Salah inspires "I'll be Muslim too" chant
Liverpool's free-scoring forward Mohamed Salah has inspired a new chant among the Liverpool faithful.
The lesbian pioneers who fooled Spain's Catholic Church
Their wedding in 1901 remains the only known same-sex marriage in the church's history, the BBC's James Badcock reports.
How I joined a French wine brotherhood
Hugh Schofield has a weird and charming day in a wine region and asks questions about Brexit.
Kosovo turns 10 but has little to celebrate
Ten years after declaring independence Kosovo still struggles to find its place in the world.
Is boasting good or bad for business?
Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, but the business culture discourages bragging.
Latvian central bank boss detained by anti-corruption force
Ilmars Rimsevics has been detained after the anti-corruption agency raided his home and office.
Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as chief executive
There had been some speculation the carmaker boss would relinquish his role as head of the French firm.