BBC News 30 August 2014 Last updated at 01:08

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UK's terror threat level raised

The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.


George GallowayGeorge Galloway attacked on street

George Galloway has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw after he was attacked on a London street, his spokesman says.

Steam rises over a fissure in a lava field north of the Vatnajokull glacier, which covers part of Bardarbunga volcano system - 29 August 2014Iceland's volcano ash alert lifted

An eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano that briefly threatened air travel has ended, local officials say.

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    A special programme on the anniversary of parliament's vote not to intervene in Syria.


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