An embassy has stepped in to help a man who lost everything including his passport in a fatal fire.
A Moscow councillor has been jailed for seven years for speaking out against Russia’s war in Ukraine – in what is said to be the first full jail term under new laws targeting dissent.
Russia has handed down what is believed to be the first full jail term to somebody for criticising the war in Ukraine.
Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald has said her party will table a motion of no confidence in the Irish government next week.
On a farm in northern Italy not far from the Adriatic Sea, Giampaolo Bassi’s crops are in trouble.
Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution reauthorising cross-border deliveries of vital aid into opposition-held north-western Syria. The closure of the last route from Turkey puts more than three million people at risk of starvation. The BBC’s Anna Foster has been following one of the last UN aid convoys to be allowed into the country.
Some restaurants in the newly opened “Tasty and that’s it” fast food chain, which replaced McDonald’s in Russia, will temporarily stop serving fries, according to Russian media.