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Russian ambassador slams MH17 claim
Soldiers load coffins into cars during a ceremony to mark the return of the first bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, at Eindhoven military air base (AP)

Russian ambassador slams MH17 claim

The Kremlin was not responsible for supplying weapons to separatist rebels accused of bringing down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, Russia's ambassador to London has said.

World news

Israel strike hits school compound

Israel strike hits school compound

Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a UN school in the northern Gaza Strip, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside.

Sport news

Glasgow gold glee for marvel Miley

Glasgow gold glee for marvel Miley

Hannah Miley had the Saltire flying high on the opening night of the Commonwealth Games swimming at Tollcross as she successfully defended her 400 metres individual medley title.

Business news

Centrica holds talks over new boss

Centrica holds talks over new boss

British Gas owner Centrica today admitted it was in talks over the appointment of Iain Conn as its new boss after the announcement of his departure from BP intensified speculation.

Technology news

Future fridges 'send milk alerts'

Future fridges 'send milk alerts'

The refrigerator could let people know remotely when they are running low on milk as part of the rapid advance of the internet, a university expert said.

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