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Jamieson and Wiggins eye early golds

51 min 4 sec ago
Scotland's Michael Jamieson and England's Sir Bradley Wiggins are chasing gold medals on day one of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow

53 min 35 sec ago
The 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony takes place at Celtic Park in Glasgow.

Venezuela opposition leader on trial

57 min 53 sec ago
The trial begins of one of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, accused of inciting violence during anti-government protests in February.

Peaches' drug 'secrets' and Games pictures - papers

1 hour 1 min ago
Many papers focus on the inquest of TV presenter Peaches Geldof, while others use photographs from the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Hamas ties ceasefire to blockade

1 hour 29 min ago
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.

Assault MP speaks of 'deep regret'

1 hour 43 min ago
The Tory Party is discussing the future of MP David Ruffley, who was cautioned by police for assaulting his ex-partner.

VIDEO: Susan Boyle sings as Queen arrives

2 hours 16 min ago
Susan Boyle treats the crowd at Celtic Park to rousing version of Mull of Kintyre as part of the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, shortly before the arrival of The Queen.

Man fined for downing goldfish drink

2 hours 51 min ago
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

2 hours 56 min ago
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.

Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

2 hours 58 min ago
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

3 hours 16 min ago
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.

Death crash girl, 6, identified

3 hours 18 min ago
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

3 hours 19 min ago
A man is arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of missing chef Claudia Lawrence, while forensic teams search a pub in her home city of York.

VIDEO: Last journey of Costa Concordia

3 hours 24 min ago
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

3 hours 38 min ago
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

3 hours 45 min ago
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.

VIDEO: My Glasgow

3 hours 48 min ago
Danny MacAskill rides on Glasgow landmarks, including a breathtaking stunt on the iconic Finnieston Crane.

Baby P boss awarded £680,000 payout

3 hours 59 min ago
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

4 hours 7 min ago
Judges throw out an appeal by paedophile rock star Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term for child sex offences.

Coal mine employee buyout 'shelved'

4 hours 11 min ago
An employee buyout to save one of England's last remaining deep coal mines is shelved, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

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