Two deadly blasts hit Nigerian city

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:25 am

Man guilty of pizza driver murder

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:22 am

Ex-MEP on money laundering charge

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:19 am

Scores killed in Taiwan plane crash

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:15 am

Wednesday's gossip column

Remy has Liverpool medical, Martinez working on Lukaku deal, Messi sounded out Arsenal, Campbell set for Palace switch, plus more.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:12 am

MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands

The first two planes carrying victims of crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 land in the Netherlands where a day of mourning has been declared.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:01 am

Sri Lanka cyclists spotted on motorway

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:47 am

Last victim of US mudslide found

Searchers in the US state of Washington locate what they believe to be the final missing body following a deadly mudslide in March.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:44 am

VIDEO: Pupils confuse Merkel with the Queen

Indian and Kenyan school pupils explain what they understand about the Commonwealth Games and tried to identify the Royal family.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:39 am

Glaxo profits fall hits shares

GlaxoSmithKline shares fall 6% as the drugs company's profits are hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:35 am

VIDEO: Amur leopards born at zoo

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:33 am

Boeing profits from sales boost

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:30 am

Man arrested in missing Claudia case

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:24 am

MH17 evidence 'was tampered with'

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:06 am

Somali musician-MP is shot dead

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:05 am

EU sets 30% energy savings target

Members of the European Union will have to boost their energy efficiency by 30% by 2030 according to Commission.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 8:52 am

S Korea ferry boss 'hid in closet'

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.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 8:49 am

UN warns of Israel Gaza 'war crimes'

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says Israel may have committed war crimes in the Gaza Strip, while also condemning Hamas rocket attacks.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 8:46 am

VIDEO: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose

Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner rules.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 8:29 am

VIDEO: Drones overhead on streets of Gaza

The United Nations says about 102,000 displaced people are now using shelters across Gaza as the Israeli offensive continues. Those who have stayed are adjusting to the sounds and sights of conflict, as Yolande Knell reports from Gaza.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 8:23 am

India MPs 'force-fed' Muslim worker

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.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 7:45 am

BBC trials high-frame-rate TV

The BBC is experimenting with new ways to deliver TV coverage of live events, with a series of trials at the Commonwealth Games.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 7:41 am

Costa Concordia heads for scrapyard

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.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 7:37 am

Geldof died of heroin overdose

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

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 7:17 am

Cyber-theft hits eBay's Stubhub

The ticket reselling service Stubhub, owned by eBay, announces that more than 1,000 of its customer accounts have been broken into.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 7:15 am