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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

Walliams and Hart new talent plans

TV stars David Walliams and Miranda Hart are aiming to foster a new generation of comedy talent with a production company to develop fresh faces and ...

21 Jul 2014 3.04pm

Moore keeps counsel on independence

Sir Roger Moore neatly sidestepped the issue of Scottish independence when asked for his views on the matter today.

22 Jul 2014 4.02pm

One Directions fans to relive world tour at cinema screenings

One Direction fans will be able to relive the band’s world tour with the release of a concert film which is to be screened in cinemas around the ...

Cheryl marks nuptials with party

She is thought to have had just four guests at her secret wedding - so it is no surprise Cheryl Cole wanted to celebrate her nuptials with a bigger ...

22 Jul 2014 10.02am

Fire crews called to Glasgow Tower

Fire crews have been called to the troubled Glasgow Science Centre Tower just days after it reopened.

23 Jul 2014 12.01am

Motorcyclist killed in road crash

A motorcyclist has died after colliding with a camper van and a car.

22 Jul 2014 4.02pm

£5m for art school research centre

The UK Government is to give £5 million towards Glasgow School of Art's new Graduate and Research Centre, George Osborne has announced.

22 Jul 2014 10.01pm

Games impact 'felt for generations'

The impact of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will be felt in Scotland for generations to come, according to the country's First Minister.

22 Jul 2014 10.01pm

Cameron in visit to Shetland

David Cameron has landed in Shetland, becoming only the third prime minister to visit the islands.

22 Jul 2014 10.01pm

Queen's horse fails drugs test

A racehorse owned by the Queen has tested positive for morphine, a prohibited substance, Buckingham Palace announced.

22 Jul 2014 8.02pm

MPs to sue Government over data act

Two MPs are to sue the Government over the introduction last week of the controversial Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (Drip), which ...

22 Jul 2014 3.02pm

Video: Dana 'covered up brother's abuse'

Eurovision Song Contest winner and former Irish presidential candidate Dana Scallon covered up her brother's sexual abuse of two under-age girls for ...

22 Jul 2014 4.04pm

Claret Jug 'needs a bit of a clean'

Open champion Rory McIlroy was unable to show off his prized Claret Jug to Northern Ireland's political leaders today, admitting it needed a good ...

22 Jul 2014 3.02pm

Judges grant secret court hearings

Secret court hearings were granted by judges to the Government in at least three of its five attempts to secure them during the first year of ...

22 Jul 2014 3.02pm

Five children die in French crash

A truck and a minibus have collided near the northeastern French city of Troyes, leaving six people dead - including five children.

22 Jul 2014 11.03pm

Moon landing honoured by president

This week's 45th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon is being celebrated at the White House.

22 Jul 2014 5.04pm

21 killed in Baghdad car bombing

A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint at the entrance to Baghdad's Khazimiyah district killing 21 people, ...

22 Jul 2014 11.03pm

Obama in bid over Germany spy case

President Barack Obama has dispatched two senior advisers to Germany in an apparent effort to soothe tensions following new allegations of American ...

22 Jul 2014 5.04pm

China army exercises delay flights

China's airline regulator has warned travellers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee said military ...

22 Jul 2014 5.04pm