Countries in Eastern Europe have issued their support for Ukraine, after new parliamentary speaker Oleksander Turchinov, an ally of former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, was granted presidential powers:
We welcome the ongoing democratic change in Ukraine, Yuliya Tymoshenko release. We remain firmly committed to Ukraine's European integration
More top news
Prime minister Theresa May has appointed a minister for loneliness, an idea recommended by murdered MP Jo Cox.
The senior coroner for Cumbria concluded in a third court judgment the toddler was sexually assaulted in her father's bed before her death.
Hundreds of drivers have been trapped for hours on the M74 motorway overnight after heavy snow showers hit Scotland.