An American couple are suing British Airways claiming the airline ruined their holiday by booking them tickets to Grenada in the Caribbean instead of Granada, Spain. Full story here

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Jewish museum attack leaves three dead in Brussels

Fears of a resurgence in violent antisemitism were raised after an attack at a Jewish museum in the centre of Brussels left three people dead and one badly injured.

The attack, on the eve of federal, regional and European parliamentary elections, prompted Belgium to heighten its terror alert level and increase protection at Jewish buildings and the Israeli embassy. Full story here

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European elections: Lib Dems braced for complete wipeout 

An internal Liberal Democrat document reveals that the party is braced for a complete wipeout in the European parliamentary elections.

Senior party figures have been briefed to say that a failure to win any seats in the European parliament should be “expected” at this stage in the electoral cycle for a governing party. Full story here

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What do Ukip’s voters think about key political issues?

UK Independence Party voters completing an online survey showed little common ground on issues beyond the anti-European message. Dr Matt Wall, who is analysing the data from the project, takes an in-depth look at the ideology of Ukip’s supporters. Read more »

Ukip has lost almost one in 10 county councillors who won seats in 2013

Ukip has lost almost one in 10 of the county councillors who won their seats when the party made a breakthrough at last year’s local elections, research by the Guardian has found.

A year on from the May 2013 poll, the party is down by 12 county representatives out of the 139 who were elected. Full story »

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Turkey mine disaster: grief turns to rage as hopes of finding survivors fade

Turkey is convulsed with grief and swelling anger after an explosion in a coalmine in the west of the country left at least 282 people dead, though there are fears that the bodies of scores more need to be recovered.

The accident at Soma, in the western province of Manisa, north of Izmir, is the worst modern mining disaster in a country already notorious for its poor labour safety record. Full story »

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Putin says eastern Ukraine referendum on autonomy should be postponed

Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, said the referendum being staged by pro-Russia separatists in parts of eastern Ukraine on Sunday should be postponed. If the referendum goes ahead, it will provide an argument for the region joining Russia as happened in Crimea in March. Full story

Pictured: Vladimir Putin greets the Swiss president and OSCE chairman Didier Burkhalter in Moscow. Photograph: Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images

Ukraine crisis: Geneva deal hangs by a thread as five people die in Slavyansk

The tentative Geneva deal to resolve the Ukraine crisis is hanging by a thread after as many as five people were killed in a gun battle near the volatile eastern town of Slavyansk early on Sunday.

An Easter truce declared by the authorities in Kiev was rudely shattered after two groups opened fire on each other overnight. Full story

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