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article 20 August 2014 World, Iraq
James Foley (Credit: Nicole Tung)
Islamic State video claims to show US journalist beheading

Islamic State, the jihadi group that controls parts of Iraq and Syria, releases a video purporting to show missing US journalist James Foley being beheaded - in what it calls a "message to America".

article 20 August 2014 World, United States
News
Police shoot dead second man in St Louis, Missouri

A second black man is shot dead by police officers in St Louis, not far from where Michael Brown died on 9 August. Police say he was brandishing a knife, and was shot in self defence.

article 19 August 2014 World, Israel
Gaza conflict resumes
Two-year-old child and woman killed as Gaza ceasefire ends

A two-year-old child and a woman are killed in an Israeli airstrike as a week-long Gaza ceasefire crumbles - with Hamas blamed for firing the first rockets.

video 19 August 2014 World, Iraq

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On the road with Yazidis fleeing for their lives - video

Tens of thousands of Yazidis have fled for their lives from Islamic State fighters through the northern Iraqi desert - Kurdish photojournalist Zmnako Ismael recorded their perilous journey.

video 19 August 2014 World, United States

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Truck hangs off overpass after crash - video

A large lorry crashes over a New Jersey roadway in the United States, and is left dangling on the edge of an overpass. The driver was taken to hospital - the extent of his injuries is unclear.

post 19 August 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Islamic State: how western policy is scrambling to catch up

Some say the US and Europe should, while holding their noses, embrace Assad. That may not only be distasteful but also self-defeating: Assad has engineered this situation.

article 19 August 2014 World
Paulo Coelho, interviewed on Channel 4 News
Paulo Coelho: having an affair and saving your marriage

Brazilian lyricist and novelist Paulo Coelho talks to Channel 4 News about adultery, depression, betrayal and how he connects with readers through social media.

post 19 August 2014
Read more from Tom Clarke on his blog Bároarbunga: why air travellers needn't fear another 2010

Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcano looks like it's about to blow. But don't worry, say volcanologists, the eruption probably won't ruin anybody's travel plans - it's the wrong kind of ash.

article 19 August 2014 World, Ireland
News
Rape victim forced to have Caesarean in Ireland speaks out

A suicidal rape victim forced to have a Caesarean section after 24 weeks in Ireland speaks out for the first time as campaigners say the abortion law remains "not fit for purpose" and too restrictive.