Alexandra Damien, 33, was found guilty of fraud and perjury after passing herself off as a victim. Source: Paris attack fake victim Alexandra Damien jailed for fraud
Mount Vesuvius erupted on 24 August, 72 AD – or at least, that’s what historians thought until now. Source: Pompeii: Vesuvius eruption may have been later than thought
To celebrate its time on VKontakte, Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor offered users day-long bans Source: Russian censor offers 24-hour online bans for anniversary
The suspect from Ukraine lived a lavish lifestyle and had bought a castle in France, officials say. Source: High-profile fugitive who faked death 'arrested in France'
In the largest project in the museum’s history, The Night Watch is to be restored in public view. Source: Rembrandt's Night Watch to be restored in public
The visit comes as Turkish officials search the Istanbul consulate where Jamal Khashoggi was last seen. Source: Jamal Khashoggi: US envoy Mike Pompeo to meet Saudi Arabia's king
Germany’s Europe Minister Michael Roth says the EU must negotiate in the interests of European citizens. Source: German minister: Brexit deal "is close"
Theresa May will seek to rally senior ministers behind her as talks enter a critical phase. Source: Critical UK Cabinet meeting on Brexit
The friend of a Welsh chef killed by a stray bullet in France says he “lived life to the full”. Source: French Alps shooting: 'Nowhere is safe' in hunting area
The Russian Orthodox Church rejects the recognition of the Ukrainian branch’s independence. Source: Russian Orthodox Church cuts all links with Constantinople
Barcelona loanee Arda Turan allegedly broke a pop star’s nose in a nightclub fracas last week. Source: Arda Turan: Turkish footballer charged for pop star 'attack'
Ryanair has come under fire from a union which claims staff were left “without food or drink” overnight. Source: Ryanair crew 'spent night on airport floor' says union
The prime minister calls for “cool heads” as the UK and the EU search for a deal ahead of a key summit. Source: Theresa May says Brexit deal still 'achievable' despite differences
Angela Merkel’s position as Germany’s chancellor could be endangered by poor regional election results. Source: Bavaria sets Merkel new challenges