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Opposition leader offered PM job in bid to end Kiev violence
Arseniy Yatsenyuk is being offered the prime minister post, and Vitali Klitschko the position of deputy PM.
Two killed in Ukraine clashes
Ukraine’s long-running political crisis reached a new phase last week after President Viktor Yanukovych pushed through harsh anti-protest legislation.
Anti-protest laws enter force in Ukraine amid continued violence
More than 200 people have been injured so far during protests in the country, which Russia says is getting ‘out of control’.
Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine
More than 200 people were wounded amid mounting fury over draconian new anti-protest laws.
Putin woos Ukraine President with €11 billion bond deal
The deal is aimed at encouraging Ukraine to shelve a pact with the EU and build closer ties with Russia.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…
Ukraine suspends mayor after brutal police crackdown on protesters
The suspended officials are being investigated over allegations they pressured Kiev’s police chief to use violence against the protesters.
Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes
They made a failed bid to retake the building from 200 opposition activists who have occupied it for a week.
Demonstrators topple Lenin statue in giant Ukraine protest
Hundreds of thousands of people turned out in Kiev this afternoon in an increasingly tense stand-off with the government.
Ukraine protesters take over mayor's office and set up 'Revolution HQ'
Protesters have taken over several buildings in Kiev after the president scrapped a deal with the EU in favour of closer relations with Russia.
'Dozens' wounded as Ukraine police break up rally
The protestors gathered in Kiev to call for the president’s ouster after he failed on an EU deal.
Tens of thousands protest in Kiev over EU agreement delay
Organisers say 100,000 turned out, though police say attendance was closer to 20,000. It was the biggest such rally since the 2004 ‘Orange Revolution’.
Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march
Around one hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine today despite fears of violence and a court ban – marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country.
VIDEO: Before taking out the bins... LOOK BEHIND YOU
This woman had a lucky escape.
Night of history: behind the scenes on Spain's moment of crowning glory
As the sun came up over Kiev following Sunday’s Euro 2012 final, Miguel Delaney met Spain’s history boys.
Euro 2012 analysis: undeniably the greatest of all time
After so much debate, Spain ended up only dominating. In every sense. After producing the biggest final win in a major international tournament, there can be no doubt about their status, writes Miguel Delaney
Letter from Kiev: Great expectations as city awaits climactic showdown
Miguel Delaney describes the significant sense of anticipation throughout the Ukrainian capital ahead of tonight’s big game.
Preview: Modern Italians stand in way of historic Spanish win
Miguel Delaney is in Kiev examining what makes the Euro 2012 finalists tick.
Open Thread: Who do you want to win tonight's Euro 2012 final?
We’re asking you to tell us who you’ll be shouting for as a brilliant Euro 2012 reaches its climax tonight…
Puyol and Villa fly in to support Spanish team-mates in Kiev
The injured Barcelona duo are with the Spain squad, seeking to complete an historic treble against Italy.
'Boring? We're making history' - Xavi
The Barcelona midfielder says he has no regrets over Spain’s style of play at Euro 2012.
Euro 2012: Buffon not ready to alter prediction
Miguel Delaney is in Kiev finding the Italian captain quite happy to let Spain carry a favourite’s burden.
Protest at pen of Kiev's prognosticating porker
Funtik the pig is one of a number of apparently “psychic” animals vying to assume the mantle of Paul the Octopus, who correctly predicted the results of the German team in the last World Cup.
Five killed, 13 injured in Ukraine plane crash
The small aircraft made an emergency landing at Borodyanka airport, about 30km west of Kiev.
Ukrainian authorities prevent release of controversial Nazi soccer film
It is feared that ‘The Match’ may incite violence if it is shown in cinemas.
It's Gdynia or bust as Ireland confirm Euro 2012 base
Manager Giovanni Trapattoni and asistant Marco Tardelli were in Poland this week to look at prospective locations.
the Euro 2012 Finals draw
Giovanni Trapattoni, his players and the rest of us learned our opponents in next summer’s European Championships. Here’s how it unfolded.
Delaney: English friendly on the cards if we're kept apart in Euro draw
FAI will work with Football Association counterparts immediately after the draw in Kiev on Friday.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
Nuclear energy needs a 'global rethink': UN chief
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that the approach to nuclear power needs to be reconsidered following the disasters at Chernobyl and Fukushima.
Mystery animal deaths occur at Kiev Zoo
Animals have continued to die despite a change of management, with an Indian elephant and camel among the dead.
Ukranian women go topless to protest NZ radio competition
Controversial competition winner to holiday in Ukraine with woman he chose through bridal agency.