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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France and Germany warning over Ukraine election

The French and German leaders have warned of "appropriate consequences" if the Ukrainian presidential election - scheduled for May 25th - does not go ahead as planned.

The two leaders issued a joint statement strongly hinting at further sanctions against Russia over its conduct towards Ukraine.

"If there is not an internationally recognized presidential election, that would lead unavoidably to a further destabilization of the country," it reads.

"Germany and France are in agreement that if that is the case then corresponding consequences would be drawn."

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