Merkel meets Ukraine's leaders ahead of peace talks, as Donetsk shelling intensifies
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Ukraine's leaders in Kiev as prelude to Russia-Ukraine talks next week, and as government shelling intensifies on the rebel stronghold Donetsk. Mana Rabiee reports.
Veteran Tory Ken Clarke quits in cabinet reshuffle
Veteran Tory minister Ken Clarke has retired from Government, bringing to an end a front bench career stretching back to 1972 as David Cameron embarked upon a reshuffle of his team ahead of next year's general election.