Islamic State militants have released a video that purportedly shows the beheading of a US journalist who went missing two years ago.
A friend and colleague of the US journalist apparently beheaded in a video released by militants has said he died doing something "he truly believed in".
Kurdish people living in Britain have told Sky News they are willing to travel to Iraq and join the fight against Islamic State forces.
Police charged crowds of protesters and arrested 47 people in Missouri as tensions flared following the shooting dead of a "knife-wielding" suspect by police in St Louis.
An Israeli airstrike has killed a child, Palestinian medics claim, in the first fatality since the breakdown of the current truce.
Prison officers must have done a doubletake when they took a mugshot of a teenage drink driver wearing a t-shirt featuring his previous mugshot.
Fans of Kate Bush wanting to document her first comeback gigs in 35 years may be left disappointed after being asked not to film the shows.
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