Fifi Geldof defends sister Peaches

A sister of Peaches Geldof has hit out at a social media user who publicly criticised the dead mother-of-two for being "selfish".

25 Jul 2014 8.04am

Billy Joel handed pop prize honour

The Library of Congress is honouring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

22 Jul 2014 5.04pm

Video: One Direction fans celebrate band's fourth anniversary

ONE Direction fans have been celebrating the fourth anniversary of the word's biggest boy band

Tulisa's assistant says sorry for calling Simon Cowell 'gay'

Tulisa Contostavlos’s personal assistant has apologised for making claims about Simon Cowell’s private life which were heard in court prior to the ...

Corrie star's trial delayed again

THE trial of Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox for allegedly drink-driving has been further delayed.

23 Jul 2014 12.15pm

Scots food popular among tourists

Visitors to Scotland have been showing a taste for typical produce like shortbread and haggis, with four in ten of them buying food or drink to take ...

25 Jul 2014 9.01am

Scotland celebrates haul of medals

Team Scotland have swept to success in the pool, judo hall and velodrome, scooping a haul of medals on the first day of the Commonwealth Games.

24 Jul 2014 7.02pm

Scots renewables benefits hailed

The carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere in Scotland by renewable energy projects since 2012 was the equivalent of halting every motor vehicle ...

25 Jul 2014 9.01am

Prince of Wales visits textile firm

The Prince of Wales will today visit a textile firm that has become a world leader by marrying its expertise in traditional methods with new ...

25 Jul 2014 5.01am

Mikaeel murder accused in court

A mother accused of murdering her three-year-old son will appear in court again today.

25 Jul 2014 4.00am

BSkyB in £5.3bn European expansion

BSkyB bolstered its pay-TV empire today with the £5.3 billion takeover of sister companies in Italy and Germany.

25 Jul 2014 9.02am

Verdict due on violinist's death

A coroner will today deliver his verdict in the case of a concert violinist who died a week after giving evidence at the sex abuse trial of her ...

25 Jul 2014 4.00am

RBS pre-tax profits almost doubled

Royal Bank of Scotland nearly doubled pre-tax profits to £2.65 billion in the first half of the year, despite taking an extra £250 million hit for ...

25 Jul 2014 9.02am

GDP expected at pre-recession level

The UK economy is finally expected to emerge from a six-year downturn when official figures today show gross domestic product (GDP) has recovered to ...

25 Jul 2014 8.04am

Plane crash victim's cards 'stolen'

Personal belongings of one of the British victims of the MH17 Air Malaysia crash have been stolen, his brother-in-law said.

25 Jul 2014 7.03am

Mystery over how ferry owner died

South Korea's state-run forensic lab said Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry ...

25 Jul 2014 8.04am

West Bank violence as school hit

Thousands of Palestinians protesting against the fighting in Gaza clashed with Israeli soldiers as the violence spread to the West Bank.

25 Jul 2014 7.03am

Two-hour execution prompts debate

An emergency court hearing in the US state of Arizona has revealed details of how a convicted murderer took nearly two hours to die after receiving a ...

25 Jul 2014 8.04am

Cumberbatch makes Comic-Con debut

Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich each made their Comic-Con debuts - as themselves and as their first animated characters.

25 Jul 2014 7.03am

Nine UN aid trucks enter Syria

Nine trucks carrying food and other supplies crossed into Syria through a Turkish checkpoint.

25 Jul 2014 7.03am