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post 29 August 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: can't we already seize jihadis' passports?

David Cameron has announced new legislation to stop terror suspects travelling abroad. But can't we already confiscate their passports?

video 29 August 2014 UK

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'A deeper threat': Cameron on Islamic State - video

David Cameron says the threat posed by Islamic State terrorists is "a deeper threat than we have faced before", as the UK's terror rating is raised to its highest level in three years.

article 29 August 2014 UK, Iraq
Police officer
UK terror threat raised to 'severe'

The UK terror threat is raised from substantial to severe - meaning a terrorist attack is highly likely - whilst David Cameron promises to make it harder for British jihadis to travel abroad.

post 28 August 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Could an independent heart outweigh a sceptical economic mind?

Of the big macro issues - banking, debt, oil and the pound - the most critical is banking. But a desire to reject free markets, privatisation and high inequality will also play its part.

post 28 August 2014
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Tory net migration pledge remains an elusive dream

Today's immigration figures showed an increase of 68,000 people coming to the UK, meaning it is almost impossible for the Conservatives to honour their election pledge to bring down net migration.

post 28 August 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog By-election headache for Cameron as Tory MP defects to Ukip

Senior Tories were thrilled to see Ukip disappearing from the media not long after the European Elections - but a by-election circus in Essex gives them another sustained burst of publicity.

post 26 August 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Ramsgate, Uxbridge and election menace

Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson both announced the seats they would like to go for in the next election. Both hold menace for David Cameron - one is blatant and the other better concealed.

article 24 August 2014 UK, United States
Ice bucket challenge - who'll be the spoilsport?

George W Bush has done it, but Barack Obama won't budge. David Cameron has just been nominated to get soaked in ice-cold water too - so who'll be first to step up to the bucket?

article 22 August 2014 UK, Iraq
America's most senior general Martin Dempsey says the military offensive against Islamic State should be broadened, with attacks on the militants in Syria as well as Iraq (Getty)
Must Syria's Assad be part of the west's fight against IS?

With America's most senior general calling for the military offensive against Islamic State to be broadened, some are asking if our enemy's enemy - Syria's President Assad - should now be our friend.