Iraq moves against IS in Tikrit

Iraq launches a military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit from Islamic State.


Mohammed Emwazi Jihadi John, in a school year photo from 2004/5Emwazi 'not huge concern' at school

Islamic State militant Mohammed Emwazi was never suspected of being radicalised during his school days, his former head teacher says.

David Cameron lays bricks with apprentice brick layer Josh Adams during a visit to a new housing development in Grays, EssexTories promise 200,000 starter homes

Some 200,000 "starter homes" will be built for first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win May's general election, the PM says.

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