BBC News 3 September 2014 Last updated at 03:03

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Islamic State 'beheads US hostage'File picture of Steven Sotloff

An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.

Ashya and NaghemehAshya's parents freed from prison

The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant.

ASCOD SV under development by General Dynamics UKUK in £3.5bn armoured vehicle deal

The Ministry of Defence is set to sign a £3.5bn deal for nearly 600 new armoured vehicles ahead of the Nato summit in Wales, which starts on Thursday.

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