The Prime Minister David Cameron and First Minister Alex Salmond have been focusing on the legacy of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
As the Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow, the BBC explains the background to the action - in 60 seconds.
The deaths that unite women across the world
As the US grapples with a resurgence of heroin addiction, emergency workers and addicts' families are turning to an "antidote" called Naloxone to prevent overdose.
How to make a documentary in the social media age
How spartan were Spartans? Did the Trojans have a horse?
Athletes from 71 nations will compete in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, which get under way with the opening ceremony on Wednesday.
Colombian football star James Rodriguez hugged a fan who invaded the pitch as he was presented as a new player for Real Madrid.
Tour de France 2014: Blistering climb by Thibaut Pinot gives the leaders a scare
The Tour de France took an intriguing and unexpected turn today as a blistering ride by France's Thibaut Pinot on the stage's final climb of the Port de Balès saw the 24-year-old both move on to the provisional podium and, albeit very briefly ...
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A suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 people at a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraqi police say.
Manchester City Under-21s walk off in a pre-season friendly in Croatia after an alleged incident of racial abuse.
Estimate, a racehorse owned by the Queen, has tested positive for the prohibited substance morphine.
Bodies from the downed Malaysia Airlines jet were delivered to the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Tuesday, but officials said that the remains of victims may still be buried in the wreckage.
A guest house landlady in Bridlington who was found dead in one of her rooms died from a single stab wound to the chest, police say.
Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday.
US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away.
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A French Port Welcomes an Intervention by Russia's Military
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Mr. Morel downplayed political concerns about the French contract with Russia, calling the Vladivostok a “big ferry” with minor advanced technology and “few weapons” onboard. (It is designed to carry up to 30 helicopters, 60 armored vehicles, 13 tanks ...
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The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.
Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end to the conflict.
Anne Wright grew up during the dying days of British rule in India