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Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony is under way at Celtic Park in Glasgow.

Man fined for downing goldfish drink

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A man filmed swallowing two goldfish in a pint glass as part of a dare, admits it was a "stupid prank" after he was fined £200 by magistrates.

Stormont paper sets out budget cuts

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The finance minister has circulated a paper which will result in millions of pounds in cuts across departments, except health and education, according to Stormont sources.

Death crash girl, 6, identified

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A six year-old girl who died in a road accident in Wiltshire is formally identified as Jess Marie Wright-Roberts.

Man arrested in missing Claudia case

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A man is arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of missing chef Claudia Lawrence, while forensic teams search a pub in York.

VIDEO: My Glasgow

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Danny MacAskill rides on Glasgow landmarks, including a breathtaking stunt on the iconic Finnieston Crane.

Baby P boss awarded £680,000 payout

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The former head of Haringey children's services Sharon Shoesmith is awarded almost £680,000 following her unfair dismissal claim.

Paedophile singer appeal bid refused

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Judges throw out an appeal by paedophile rock star Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term for child sex offences.

Boxer 'let down' over Games ruling

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A Welsh boxer refused a Commonwealth Games place over her involvement in kick boxing says she is disappointed in the sport's authorities.

Town ban 'violates golfer's rights'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A ban preventing a golfer from returning to his home town after a car crash which killed a lecturer has been ruled unlawful.

Davies completes Tottenham switch

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Swansea full-back Ben Davies and goalkeeper Michel Vorm join Tottenham as Gylfi Sigurdsson makes Liberty Stadium switch.

MP Ruffley's future under discussion

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Tory Party is discussing the future of MP David Ruffley, who was cautioned by police for assaulting his ex-partner.

MH17 evidence 'was tampered with'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Whitehall sources say information has emerged that MH17 crash evidence was deliberately tampered with, as the plane's black boxes arrive in the UK.

PM won't pay back tennis donation

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

David Cameron rejects calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister, insisting she was not a "crony" of the Russian president.

Four die as lorry and car crash

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A couple and their two young children die after crash between a car and a lorry on the A801 near Polmont.

Police 'spied on dead man's family'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A woman calling for an inquiry into her son's death in 1997 says she has been told she was spied on by undercover police officers.

Man City racism claim 'baseless'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

VIDEO: Police spied on Ricky Reel's family

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The family of an Asian student who went missing 17 years ago, and was eventually found dead, say they have been told they were spied on by undercover police officers.

Character actress Dora Bryan dies

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Dora Bryan, the actress whose career encompassed theatre, film and TV's Last of the Summer Wine, has died near Brighton at the age of 91.

VIDEO: PM faces Russia links questions

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

David Cameron says the government will look at all outstanding arms export licences to Russia, and has rejected calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister.

Man guilty of pizza driver murder

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A man is found guilty of murdering a pizza delivery worker who was stabbed to death on his last day in the job in Sheffield.

Obituary: Dora Bryan

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Remembering the talented character actress

PM to check arms export licences

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

David Cameron vows to examine outstanding licences for the sale of arms to Russia after claims by MPs that they could breach the terms of an embargo.

River rescue boy dies in hospital

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Police release the name of a 10-year-old boy who died after getting into difficulties in a river in Argyll.

Ex-MEP on money laundering charge

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Former West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire is charged with money laundering and misconduct but dismisses the charges as "ludicrous".

VIDEO: Ian Watkins jail term appeal rejected

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

An appeal by paedophile rock star Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term for child sex offences has been rejected by judges.

Worboys victims granted compensation

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Two women who were sexually assaulted by taxi driver John Worboys have been awarded compensation from the Met police.

Sri Lanka cyclists spotted on motorway

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Four members of Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games team are stopped by police for cycling down a Glasgow motorway.

VIDEO: Amur leopards born at zoo

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A pair of Amur leopards, which are said to be the rarest big cats in the world, have been born in Leicestershire.

VIDEO: Games cyclists find Glasgow bearings

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Scotland Correspondent Lorna Gordon bumps into some of the team from Swaziland on the streets of Glasgow.

Highlights from the Queen's Baton Relay

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Highlights from the Queen's Baton Relay

Lib Dem MP apology over Gaza tweet

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Lib Dems say MP David Ward has given a "categorical apology" over his widely criticised comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Man shot in legs 'by appointment'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A man who was injured in a gun attack in Londonderry was "shot by appointment", says a DUP MLA.

Prior 'hunted mercilessly' by media

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The media played a part in wicketkeeper Matt Prior's decision to stand down from England duty, says Sussex boss Mark Robinson.

Fresh public sector strike planned

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Local government and school support workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are to mount a second day of strike action.

Geldof died of heroin overdose

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

TV presenter Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after relapsing from a period of abstinence, a coroner rules.

Commonwealth edged out of Booker

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Commonwealth writers are sidelined from the Man Booker Prize longlist with US authors, including Joshua Ferris and Richard Powers, included for the first time.

AUDIO: Gay man had shocks on NHS as 'cure'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A man who was given electric shocks on the NHS in the 1970's to 'cure' his homosexuality says he 'deeply regrets' it.

Porn filter shunned by UK net users

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The vast majority of new broadband customers are declining to sign up to "child friendly" filters when prompted to do so by UK service providers.

Disability benefits flaws 'grave'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Parts of the disability benefits system require a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a group of MPs says.

'Feeble' EU and UK 'hypocrisy' - the papers

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Press examines claims of UK hypocrisy over Russia

Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Pre-school graduation ceremonies are a growing phenomenon in UK nurseries.

The curious world of street furniture

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The curious world of England's street furniture

The deaths uniting women across the world

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

After 13 years, Nato troops are preparing to leave Afghanistan - thousands of soldiers have died but the experiences of their widows differ dramatically.

Fly on the Facebook wall documentary

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The TV team 'spying' on students' social media lives

VIDEO: Student texts make fly on wall TV show

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

BBC Click's Spencer Kelly goes behind the scenes of the TV programme The Secret Lives of Students.

When will we take honey seriously?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Should we go back to using honey as a medicine?

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.

Help to cope with a parent in prison

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Helping children cope with a parent in prison

Who was Alexander Litvinenko?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Why is the death of Alexander Litvinenko so notorious?

The children left behind in hot cars

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Every few days in the US, there are reports of young children dying from heatstroke after being left in parked cars. Why so often?

Which sport are you made for? Take our test

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Take our test to see which Commonwealth Games events match your abilities.

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Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony is under way at Celtic Park in Glasgow.

Hamas ties ceasefire to blockade

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire in Gaza without an end to Israel's economic blockade, as fighting continues in Gaza.

Facebook reports surge in profits

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.

Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.

Ban on flights to Tel Aviv renewed

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The suspension of US and European airline flights to Israel's Ben Gurion airport after a nearby rocket attack has been extended for a second day.

VIDEO: Last journey of Costa Concordia

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The BBC's Alan Johnston reports on the journey so far of the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia as it is towed to Genoa for scrapping.

Detroit porch shooting trial opens

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A Detroit man feared for his life before he shot an unarmed black woman standing on his porch, his lawyer says at the start of his murder trial.

Arrests made after eBay Stubhub thefts

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Arrests are made in the UK, US, Canada and Spain after a scam involving e-tickets for Elton John concerts and other shows sold via Stubhub.

Baby P boss awarded £680,000 payout

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The former head of Haringey children's services Sharon Shoesmith is awarded almost £680,000 following her unfair dismissal claim.

Colombian army kills ELN rebels

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Colombian armed forces kill eight rebels from the left-wing National Liberation Army in an operation in eastern Arauca province.

Davies completes Tottenham switch

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Swansea full-back Ben Davies and goalkeeper Michel Vorm join Tottenham as Gylfi Sigurdsson makes Liberty Stadium switch.

Mexico back on Formula 1 calendar

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mexico returns to the Formula 1 calendar after a 23-year absence in 2015 at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City.

Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in US

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Johann Breyer, 89, has died awaiting extradition to Germany amid allegations he committed Nazi war crimes during World War Two.

MH17 evidence 'was tampered with'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Whitehall sources say information has emerged that MH17 crash evidence was deliberately tampered with, as the plane's black boxes arrive in the UK.

Character actress Dora Bryan dies

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Dora Bryan, the actress whose career encompassed theatre, film and TV's Last of the Summer Wine, has died near Brighton at the age of 91.

Pepsico shares surge on results

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Shares in snacks and drinks giant Pepsico trade close to record levels after the company reports positive results.

Two deadly blasts hit Nigerian city

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Two blasts targeting an opposition leader and an Islamic cleric have hit the Nigerian city of Kaduna, killing at least 40 people, police say.

VIDEO: Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.

VIDEO: 'Depressed' polar bear not moving

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Arturo, the polar bear dubbed 'the world's saddest animal', will be staying at his zoo in Argentina, despite a massive petition calling for him to be moved to a colder climate.

VIDEO: Hundreds die in Syria 'deadliest week'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

More than 1,700 people have reportedly been killed in seven days as fighting in Syria intensifies.

VIDEO: Red Cross attacked by Gaza civilians

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Paul Adams sees a Red Cross evacuation mission come under attack by local people in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood

Man guilty of pizza driver murder

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A man is found guilty of murdering a pizza delivery worker who was stabbed to death on his last day in the job in Sheffield.

Bulgarian prime minister resigns

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The embattled Socialist prime minister of Bulgaria resigns after only a year in office to allow for an early election on 5 October.

VIDEO: Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.

Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.

Somali musician-MP is shot dead

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame is shot dead by Islamist militants in the capital, Mogadishu.

Majka wins stage as Nibali extends lead

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Poland's Rafal Majka clinches his second Tour de France stage win as Vincenzo Nibali moves further ahead on stage 17.

Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.

Boeing profits from sales boost

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

US aerospace giant Boeing earnings rise 52%, boosted by a "strong" quarter for commercial aircraft sales.

SA rhino poacher jailed for 77 years

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A South African rhino poacher is sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest sentences aimed at curbing the illegal trade.

S Korea ferry boss 'hid in closet'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The fugitive South Korean tycoon wanted in connection with the Sewol ferry disaster hid in a closet to evade arrest during a police raid, prosecutors say.

Loud welcome for loud US tourists

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The business community in a County Kerry village hits back at a cafe owner who has refused to serve "loud Americans".

India MPs 'force-fed' Muslim worker

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Both houses of India's parliament are adjourned in uproar after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.

Costa Concordia heads for scrapyard

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed away for scrap, in one of the biggest maritime salvage operations ever staged.

VIDEO: Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Refusing to hate each other despite Gaza conflict

Geldof died of heroin overdose

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

TV presenter Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after relapsing from a period of abstinence, a coroner rules.

S Leone chief Ebola doctor infected

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency says.

Polar bear 'too old' for Canada move

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

An elderly, "depressed" polar bear is to stay in Argentina because he is too old, a zoo decides, rejecting a petition to move him to Canada.

Key bridge blown up in Nigeria

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Militant Islamists are suspected to have blown up a major bridge in north-eastern Nigeria, disrupting transport links with Cameroon, local residents tell the BBC.

France jails pro-Palestinian rioters

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A French court jails three young men for rioting after a pro-Palestinian demonstration in a mixed suburb of Paris degenerated into anti-Semitic violence.

Glasgow ready for 2014 Games opening

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park.

VIDEO: Frustration as Israel flights suspended

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Several airlines have suspended flights to Israel after a rocket from Gaza landed near Ben Gurion airport, in Tel Aviv

Rival to challenge Indonesia result

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election, Prabowo Subianto, will challenge the result in court, his spokesman says.

China detains five over meat scandal

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

China detains five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.

School head held over India 'rape'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Police in the Indian city of Bangalore arrest a school head for failing to protect children under his care after a six-year-old girl is allegedly raped.

Quarantine over China plague death

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.

In pictures: Life in denuded India villages

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Life in Indian villages denuded by deforestation

Will MH17 air disaster damage Putin?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Risks for Russia's Putin from MH17 disaster

VIDEO: The Commonwealth Games in 60 seconds

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

As the Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow, the BBC explains the background to the action - in 60 seconds.

The deaths uniting women across the world

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The deaths that unite women across the world

From an orphanage to entrepreneur

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

From living in an orphanage to becoming a self-made millionaire

Will Libya's militias defeat democracy?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Will Libya's militias defeat democracy?

Suicide car bomb kills 21 in Iraq

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 people at a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraqi police say.

Gaza: How Hamas tunnel network grew

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

How Hamas spawned network of 'Viet Cong' tunnels

VIDEO: When Britain ruled India

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Living in India during the dying days of the British Raj

Non-stop Argentina debt talks demand

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.

Iraq monastery 'seized by militants'

Monday, July 21, 2014

Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave.

Which sport are you made for? Take our test

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Take our test to see which Commonwealth Games events match your abilities.

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