Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow

Fireworks light the sky around Glasgow to mark the 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

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The Commonwealth Games have kicked off with a spectacular opening ceremony at Glasgow's Celtic Park.

Scottie dogs, kilts and native Glaswegian John Barrowman all took centre stage for the show which officially kicks off the 20th Commonwealth Games.

A gay kiss between openly gay entertainer John Barrowman and a kilted "bride" at a fake Gretna Green was praised extensively on twitter .

Peaches Geldof inquest to resume

The inquest of Peaches Geldof resumes today after it was revealed that heroin was 'likely' to have played a role in her death when it was opened.

Earlier this month her father Bob Geldof spoke to ITV's Lorraine about coping with her death, he said "I'm walking down the street and suddenly there's an awareness of her and I buckle."

Watch Bob Geldof talk about his daughter Peaches

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US: No evidence of direct Russian involvement in MH17

America says the Russian government 'created the conditions' for the Malaysia Airlines crash by arming rebels in Ukraine. Intelligence officials say the separatists probably shot the jet down by mistake.

There are now questions about why Britain is still exporting tens of millions of pounds worth of arms to Russia, despite promises that many would stop.

Today the bodies of dozens of the victims will be flown from Ukraine to the Netherlands - Jonathan Swain reports from Amsterdam's Schipol airport.