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American journalist James Foley
Wed 20 Aug 2014, AT 08:54
Islamic State militants say they killed reporter James Foley on tape in revenge for US airstrikes

THE BUSINESS: MPs to quiz Carney on 'Osborne Pact'

Business Digest Wed 20 Aug, AT 07:54

Mark Carney is to be quizzed by MPs over allegations of a secret interest rates pact with George Osborne

Performance art installation: Exhibit B

Exhibit B – reviews of a 'remarkable' live installation

Hot Ticket Wed 20 Aug, AT 07:43

Brett Bailey's Exhibit B revisits the era of human zoos and colonial people displayed as objects

Rail fare hike: are we really getting value for money?

First Reaction Tue 19 Aug, AT 16:56

Fares increase four times as quickly as wages but rail operators say the money is needed for improvement works

The NATO flag

Independent Scotland 'not guaranteed' Nato membership

One-Minute Read Tue 19 Aug, AT 15:27

Head of Nato says Scotland's entry into the military alliance could be blocked by member states

A guard stands behind a locked gate at Pentonville prison

Justice secretary denies prison crisis: what do the stats say?

Summary Tue 19 Aug, AT 15:11

Assaults, suicides and prison populations are all on the rise but Chris Grayling says it's all under control

Luis Suarez makes his debut for FC Barcelona

Suarez outshone by fit again Neymar on Barcelona debut

One-Minute Read Tue 19 Aug, AT 14:10

Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez allowed to play in friendly after bite ban was modified in court

Ash billows from Iceland's Eyjafjoell volcano in May 2010

Will Icelandic volcano leave holidaymakers stranded again?

Briefing Tue 19 Aug, AT 13:14

Iceland's met office raises the risk level of its Bardarbunga volcano, indicating 'escalating unrest'

The voice of football, James Alexander Gordan

James Alexander Gordon: East Fife 4 Forfar 5 things to know

Summary Tue 19 Aug, AT 11:59

Five things you didn't know about the voice of the football results, who has died at the age of 78

 Public health advocates raise awareness in Liberia

Ebola: WHO calls for screening at borders in West Africa

One-Minute Read Tue 19 Aug, AT 11:55

UN health agency says stricter measures are needed, as Liberia confirms infected patients are missing

A Metropolitan police officer uses a smart phone

Hundreds of police investigated over social media misuse

One-Minute Read Tue 19 Aug, AT 11:24

One officer tried to befriend a victim on Facebook while others sent racist or homophobic messages

Comedian Tim Vine poses at The Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards

The best jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

One-Minute Read Tue 19 Aug, AT 11:11

Is 2014 the funniest Fringe Festival of all? Take a look at some of Edinburgh's best jokes from the last four years

 Demonstrators clash with armed police in Ferguson Missouri

Ferguson: shots fired as unrest continues

One-Minute Read Tue 19 Aug, AT 09:48

Violent clashes erupt in St Louis suburb of Ferguson despite military presence as journalists are among those arrested

The Mole

Cameron off on hols again: 'I can run country by BlackBerry'

Tue 19 Aug, AT 09:34 The Mole

Tabloids and Labour MPs ask why PM is leaving for Cornwall if Islamic State is such a monstrous threat

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