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VIDEO: Queen laughs off Glasgow baton hitch

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:09
Prince Imran of Malaysia, the Commonwealth Games Federation president, struggles to open the Commonwealth baton before the 2014 Glasgow Games are officially opened by The Queen.

Warning over NHS trust finances

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:04
Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.

Illegal bottom injections on rise in US

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:02
The deadly danger of illegal backstreet buttock injections

VIDEO: Who was that man on the moon?

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:01
Why one year after Apollo 11, most Americans couldn't name Neil Armstrong as the first man on the moon. We spoke to Matthew Tribbe, author of No Requiem for the Space Age.

Scottish coastal waters see 39 deaths

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
A total of 39 people died in accidents around Scotland's coast last year, RNLI Scotland reveals.

VIDEO: How to build and fly your own drone

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
Personal aerial drones that take pictures could soon become a lot more common, thanks to a new invention.

The rise of solo dining

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
The restaurants that love solo diners

'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.

US 'around the world' flier crashes

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:55
A US teenager and his father who crashed their plane during an attempt to fly around the world knew the risks, a relative says.

Jamieson and Wiggins eye early golds

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:50
Scotland's Michael Jamieson and England's Sir Bradley Wiggins are chasing gold medals on day one of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

Venezuela opposition leader on trial

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:43
The trial begins of one of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, accused of inciting violence during anti-government protests in February.

Facebook reports surge in profits

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:21
Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.

Assault MP speaks of 'deep regret'

Wed, 2014-07-23 13:58
The Conservative 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

Wed, 2014-07-23 13:25
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

Wed, 2014-07-23 12:50
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

Wed, 2014-07-23 12:45
The finance minister has circulated a paper that will result in millions of pounds in cuts across departments, except health and education, according to Stormont sources.

Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

Wed, 2014-07-23 12:42
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

Wed, 2014-07-23 12:25
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

Wed, 2014-07-23 12:22
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

Wed, 2014-07-23 12:21
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.
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