Peaches Geldof had been a heroin addict and had been taking the substitute drug methadone in the two and a half years before her death, an inquest in Gravesend has heard.
The opening days of the Commonwealth Games look set to have weather as warm as the welcome in the host city.
I love Glasgow. It is a fantastic city. The environment here is rightly renowned the world over. The human character of Glasgow, perhaps a little rough at the edges, is an absolute gem.
The eyes of the world will fall on Glasgow today when the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games takes place.
THE victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will begin their long journey home today as their bodies are flown from Ukraine to the Netherlands for formal identification.
WORKERS are being put at risk of contracting lung cancer or other respiratory diseases because of a failure by watchdogs to bring in adequate safeguards against a toxic workplace dust.
MISUSE of zero hours contracts is leaving thousands of working Scots on the brink of poverty, according to a new report.
FIVE years ago the First Minister branded nuclear power "a busted flush".
A FLUTE band accused of breaching a legal ruling on playing music outside a Catholic church during Belfast's Twelfth of July parades faces calls to be banned from Northern Ireland events.
FROM a distance, it looks like an ordinary wall, but history is written all over it.
ARMED police officers should not have been deployed on routine duties without relevant public bodies being allowed to scrutinise the decision, according to a leading legal authority.
TRIBUTES have been paid to the Scotland national team's long-serving medic, Professor Stewart Hillis, who has died aged 70.
THE Duchess of Rothesay tried her hand at cutting some biscuits as she visited the Shortbread House bakery in Edinburgh.
FIREFIGHTERS have been called to deal with a blaze in Glasgow Science Tower, just days after the troubled facility reopened.
FRIENDS Tom, six, Oisin, eight, Fergus, six and Eilidh, four, enjoy the summer holidays by taking a dip in the sea at Portobello as the temperature soars.
A RACEHORSE owned by the Queen has tested positive for morphine, a prohibited substance, Buckingham Palace announced.