An attorney for King's estate also dismissed the daughters' accusations as 'ridiculous'

Daughters claim BB King was poisoned

15.19 Police in Las Vegas have begun a murder investigation into the death of BB King after the blues guitar legend's daughters reportedly accused his aides of poisoning him.

Iraqi fighters pictured near the village of Nukhayb in Anbar province

Iraqi forces prepare for Ramadi assault

15.04 Iraqi forces have launched an operation in desert areas northeast of Ramadi, aimed at cutting off the so called Islamic State militants and preparing a bid to retake the city, a militia spokesman said.

Andrzej Duda with his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda react on the first projections during presidential election night in Warsaw

Conservatives win presidential election in Poland

25 May Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda celebrated victory in yesterday's presidential election against Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, a result that will set alarm bells ringing for the government.

Supporters of Spain's anti-austerity parties took to the streets of Madrid last night

Celebrations as Spain's ruling party loses out

25 May Thousands of supporters of Spain's anti-austerity parties took to the streets of Madrid last night as Spain's ruling People's Party took a battering in regional and local elections.

Syrian troops have been battling IS militants around Palymra

Syrian forces launch air strikes on IS positions

25 May Syrian government aircraft launched at least 15 strikes in and around the ancient city of Palymra today, following its fall to the self-styled Islamic State group, a monitoring group has said.