30 September 2014 Last updated at 16:49

EU to keep Russia sanctions in place

The EU decides to keep sanctions on Russia in place, judging that Ukraine's peace deal is not fully effective.


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The European Commission publishes a letter it sent to Ireland accusing the country of giving Apple illegal state aid through special tax arrangements.

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Thousands of pro-independence campaigners take to the streets of Barcelona after the Catalan government says it remains "determined" to hold the vote.

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