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Cameron offers more Typhoons for Nato air mission

Britain will offer another two Typhoon warplanes to patrol the skies of eastern Europe amid continuing tensions with Russia over the Ukraine cris, David Cameron has said.

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Ukraine 'edging closer to civil war'

Ukraine is edging ever closer to civil war tonight after its government launched a major offensive against rebel forces holding a town in the east of the country.

The battle has reportedly left many separatist fighters dead.

It centres around Sloviansk, where pro-Russian rebels earlier shot down two helicopters.

ITV News Europe Editor James Mates sent this report from the outskirts of the town

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