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Russia accuses Ukraine of breaking Geneva deal

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has accused Ukraine of violating an agreement reached in Geneva last week aimed at averting a wider conflict.

"Steps are being taken - above all by those who seized power in Kiev - not only that do not fulfil, but that crudely violate the Geneva agreement," he said.

Lavrov also told a news conference that a deadly gunfight early on Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists showed Kiev did not want to control "extremists".

Read more: 'Slaviansk shooting' raises tensions in Ukraine

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Skin cancer: Who is most at risk?

Cancer Research UK is warning people to be careful with sunbeds and sunny weather.

Who is the most at risk of skin cancer?

  • Fair skin
  • Moles or freckles
  • Red or fair hair
  • Light coloured eyes
  • Family history of skin cancer
  • History of sunburn

If you have naturally brown or black skin you are much less likely to develop skin cancer. This is because people with naturally brown or black skin have more melanin pigment in their cells. This helps protect the skin from damaging UV rays.

Mother: Govt 'pretending to work at ferry recovery'

Missing girl Park Hye-seon.
Missing girl Park Hye-seon. Credit: APTN

The mother of one of the children missing after the South Korea ferry disaster has accused the government of inaction, saying they are "pretending to work."

Im Seon-mi, mother of missing girl Park Hye-seon said:

"The government are just pretending to work. But it's just a show. And the media just play their game. When we request that we need to get in there (the ship), they say something has to come from here and from there.

"But that's not true. This is a 100% man-made disaster. If the government acted quicker, all the children would have been saved."

Im Seon-mi, mother of missing daughter Park Hye-seon.
Im Seon-mi, mother of missing daughter Park Hye-seon. Credit: APTN

Speaking about her daughter Hye-seon she said: "I feel like she is gone, when I should be the one who is gone"

"She did not express very much but she was warm hearted."

Two-year-old girl's death 'treated as suspicious'

Police are treating the death of a two-year-old girl in Scotland yesterday evening as "suspicious".

Officers were called to a property in the town of Kelty following a "report of concern" for the child's welfare.

The girl was later pronounced dead at a hospital in Kirkcaldy.

Police Scotland said: "Inquiries are at an early stage but police are treating her death as suspicious".



Skin cancer rates double in Yorkshire

The number of people diagnosed with skin cancer in Yorkshire has doubled in the last 20 years. Around a thousand people in our region are now developing the disease every year.

Amanda Crosland from Leeds was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 2001. Being red-haired and fair skinned, the mum to two daughters has always covered up in the sun. So, when she noticed a new mole, she got it checked out straight away.

Skin cancer survivor: Speed of disease was 'terrifying'

A skin cancer survivor described the speed with which a mole on her face became cancerous as "quite terrifying".

Loti Jackson, 28, from West Sussex explained to Daybreak how catching the cancer early had saved her life, but expressed concern at the rapid pace of the disease.

"Being on the side of my face, I had noticed it had gotten raised a bit. But to go from August to November of being fine to needing it removed was quite terrifying."

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