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Many of the pro-Russia demonstrators that seized government buildings in the Ukrainian cities of Luhansk, Donetsk and Kharkiv on Monday were "Russia's own citizens", the Ukraine deputy foreign minister has said. Danylo Lubkivsky told the Today programme that Ukraine "will protect itself" and "ask for military support" if needed.
Damien Hirst's autobiography will show how he "changed the rules" of the relationship between art and money, the book's ghostwriter James Fox has said. Penguin Books has promised to market the book in the same "radical" manner as Morrissey's autobiography, which was published under its classic imprint. The BBC's Will Gompertz reports.
Culture Secretary Maria Miller is being "hounded" after overclaiming on her expenses, London Mayor Boris Johnson has said. Speaking to the Today programme, Mr Johnson added that his "natural sympathy" went out to her. Reports on Mrs Miller have featured on the front pages of the Telegraph and the Times every day since Friday.
Samsung's forecasted drop in profits is due to the competition it faces from rival firms at the "low end" of the market, Kantar WorldPanel ComTech's strategic director has said. Dominic Sunnebo told the Today programme that companies, often in Asia, are able to make high-specification Android phones for "half the price" of Samsung.
The aim of Sinn Fein remains the "unification of Ireland", the BBC's Peter Taylor has said. His comments comes as President Michael D Higgins is due to meet the Queen and address Parliament during an official visit to the UK.
The government plan to turn London, Oxford and Cambridge into a hub for the life sciences that would become the European focus for biomedical research and investment, known as Med City. London mayor Boris Johnson discusses
Peaches Geldof was a "phenomenally bright" young woman to which the public had warmed, OK! Online's Sarah Robertson has said. Ms Robertson added that the star's death, at the age of 25, was "all the more tragic" given that she had found stability and fulfilment through her family, including her two young sons.
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Key moments from Today's General Election 2015 coverage across the UK.
Author Michael Bond says his famous bear started life as a doodle.