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2014 Commonwealth Games

Nigerian female weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha fails doping test at UK Commonwealth Games - @stevewilsonap

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken: President Obama held a video conference today with UK's Cameron, France's Hollande, Germany's Merkel and Italy's Renzi to discuss Ukraine, Middle East and Libya - @lesleyclark

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

France, US, Germany, Britain, Italy to take further measures against Russia over Ukraine crisis, according to French presidency - @Reuters

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2014 Commonwealth Games

Photo: William, Kate and Harry at the Commonwealth Games watching gymnastics - via @RoyalCentral

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

President Obama is scheduled to speak with 4 European leaders about the situation in Ukraine, a top White House adviser says - @Reuters

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United Kingdom

UK to send 'battle group' of 1,350 personnel to Poland for exercise as part of NATO initiative, defense secretary says - @BBCBreaking

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Market rigging banking scandal

Britain's Lloyds Banking Group to pay $370 million Libor rate rigging fines to U.S. and British authorities - @ReutersBiz

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Libya regional tensions

British nationals urged to leave Libya by UK Foreign Office as violence continues - @foreignoffice

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Libya regional tensions

British embassy convoy hit by gunfire during an attempted hijacking outside Tripoli on the way to the Tunisian border, but no one was injured in the incident, an embassy official says - @Reuters

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2018 World Cup

Russia should be stripped of the right to host the 2018 soccer World Cup unless President Vladimir Putin stops destabilizing Ukraine, Britain's Deputy PM Nick Clegg says - @Reuters

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England, GB

Group of local councils in England formally asks government for new powers to tax large supermarkets - @BBCNews

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Manchester, England, GB

Judge to be investigated after he is accused of falling asleep during a child rape trial in Manchester Crown Court - @BBCNews

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Air Algerie flight crashes in Mali, July 24, 2014

British man confirmed as being among 118 victims of Air Algerie flight AH5107 crash in Mali - @SkyNewsBreak

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

French Foreign Ministry confirms officials from Britain, Germany, Italy, EU, Turkey, Qatar, US to meet Saturday to press for Gaza ceasefire - @AP

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Editor's note: Reuters is reporting that officials from US, UK, Germany, Italy, EU, Turkey and Qatar will attend talks on Saturday in Paris aimed at converging "all efforts" for a ceasefire in Gaza. Reuters is citing a Frence diplomatic source. We'll update when there are more details and confirmation. - Stephanie

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United Kingdom

UK man jailed for life after murdering pregnant ex-girlfriend by strangling her and later burying her in cemetery - @itvnews

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celebrities

Former UK 'X-Factor' judge Tulisa Contostavlos convicted and fined for assaulting celebrity blogger at music festival - @guardianculture

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United Kingdom

Yellow severe weather warning for rain issued for large parts of United Kingdom - @metoffice

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United Kingdom

UK economy grew by 0.8% in second quarter of 2014; now back to size it was pre-recession 6 years ago - @BBCBreaking

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United Kingdom

Britain's NHS to offer pioneering breast cancer treatment that replaces weeks of radiotherapy with single, targeted dose of radiation - @BBCNews

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