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video 01 September 2014 UK
David Cameron's anti-terror measures - watch live

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Prime Minister David Cameron tells parliament what the government is planning to do to tackle the UK's terror threat, after it was raised to "severe" last week.

article 01 September 2014 UK
Ashya King's brother: 'We're afraid for his health'
News

Exclusive: The brother of Ashya King, the boy with a brain tumour taken from hospital by his parents, says in an interview with Channel 4 News that he fears his health may deteriorate.

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Read more on Simon Israel's blog David Cameron's 'moment on terror' a numbers game

It only takes one wannabe British jihadist to slip through the net so the government's new anti-terror proposals must grapple with what measures can stop the flow.

article 01 September 2014 UK
Watch new 'plebgate' footage released by Met Police
News

Scotland Yard finally releases new CCTV footage revealing Andrew Mitchell's controversial encounter with police - now known as the "plebgate" incident - from the other side of Downing Street.

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article 01 September 2014 UK, Spain
Ashya's parents
Ashya's parents remanded in custody in Spain

The parents of a five-year-old brain cancer patient, who took him out of hospital without doctors' consent, remain in custody in Spain after they told the court they did not want to be extradited.

post 01 September 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology You don't have to be a nude celebrity to be caught under a 'dark cloud'

Celebrities or not, the devices in our hands are a window onto vast amounts of data gathered and stored all over the world.

post 01 September 2014
Read more on Liam's blog September weather: what would we normally expect?

The first part of September looks like it will see a return to summer-like warmth and sunshine, but what would we expect to see in a typical September?

article 01 September 2014 UK
Why Britain's Establishment is unjust and unsustainable
Why Britain's Establishment is unjust and unsustainable

The term "Establishment" describes the network of official and social relations within which power is exercised. Owen Jones asks if something that reflects huge social inequalities can continue.

post 01 September 2014
Read more on Simon Israel's blog David Cameron's 'moment on terror' a numbers game

It only takes one wannabe British jihadist to slip through the net so the government's new anti-terror proposals must grapple with what measures can stop the flow.

article 01 September 2014 World, Pakistan
News
Pakistan soldiers take back TV channel from protesters

The headquarters of Pakistan's state television channel are taken back by soldiers and paramilitary forces after demonstrators broke in during a wave of anti-government protests.

post 01 September 2014
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Will the 'Afghan spring' disintegrate into a cold winter?

Afghanistan's leading presidential candidates have disputed the election results since the first round of voting in April. The potential for political implosion is very real now.

article 01 September 2014 World, Ukraine
President Vladimir Putin and President Petro Poroshenko
Russia accused of 'open aggression' as separatists advance

Ukraine's president accuses Russia of launching a "direct and open aggression" against the country after government forces suffered major reverses against the rebels.

article 01 September 2014 UK
David Cameron and UK Border Agency officials
Parties wrestle over new anti-terrorism powers

The prime minister is set to announce new measures in the House of Commons to counter the threat from the Islamic State, amid tense negotiations between the two coalition parties.

post 31 August 2014
Read more from John Sparks on the World News blog Pakistan election crisis - is history repeating itself?

Pakistan seems to lurch from one political crisis to another and perhaps inevitably, it has got another full-blown emergency on its hands.

article 31 August 2014 UK
Abuse scandal is a 'vastly wider issue' than Rotherham
Abuse scandal is a 'vastly wider issue' than Rotherham

She was one of the first to flag up the Rotherham abuse scandal. In her first interview Hilary Willmer, from the child protection group Pace, talks about why their report was suppressed.

article 31 August 2014 UK
Wheelchair tennis: Britain's little-known champion Jordanne Whiley
Jordan Jarrett-Bryan by Wheelchair tennis: Britain's little-known champion

Jordanne Whiley is on the verge of becoming the first British tennis player to hold all four grand slam titles - so why don't we know about her?

article 31 August 2014 World
News
Do you know who these people are?

That's right, Herman Van Rompuy and Donald Tusk. Still a bit unclear? They're the outgoing and new head honchos at the European Union - and you may not be alone in feeling befuddled.

article 31 August 2014 World, Iraq
Islamic State siege of Amerli broken by Iraqi forces
Islamic State siege of Amerli broken by Iraqi forces

Iraqi security forces and Shi'ite militia fighters have broken the siege on the town of Amerli, in the north of Iraq.

article 31 August 2014 UK, Spain
News
Police arrest parents of Ashya King after discovery in Spain

The parents of Ahsya King, the five-year-old with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital without doctors' permission, say they were seeking medical treatment for their son in the Czech Republic.

article 30 August 2014 World, Ukraine
Russian troops in Ukraine 'an act of aggression'
Russian troops in Ukraine 'an act of aggression'

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko calls on the EU for an "adequate reaction", saying Russia has thousands of troops and hundreds of tanks in Ukraine.

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Messages circulating on social media warn that all officers from the Metropolitan Police force have been recalled into work, on account of a possible threat in London tomorrow. 

However a spokesperson for the Met Police said: “there is nothing to substantiate those rumours”. 

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Europe has just picked its new leaders - is David Cameron about to benefit from a new ally in the halls of power? 

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Israel’s military says it shot down a drone that flew from Syria into Israeli-controlled airspace over the Golan Heights on Sunday.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says it is “impossible” to say when the Ukraine crisis will end, it depends on the will of Ukraine’s leadership, according to state news service Ria Novosti. 

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32 UN peacekeepers from the Philippines have been rescued from Syria’s Golan Heights after being trapped for several days by Islamist militants.

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A further 44 Fijian UN peacekeepers have been trapped in Syria’s Golan Heights since Thursday.