BBC News 20 August 2014 Last updated at 17:30

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US: Foley beheading video authentic

The White House confirms that a jihadist video showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley is authentic.

Aftermath of air strike in Gaza City that killed Mohammed Deif (20 August 2014)Israel strike 'targeted Hamas chief'

Hamas says militant chief Mohammed Deif is alive and leading its response to Israeli air strikes that killed 19 people in Gaza, including his wife and child.

The Bank of England in Bank of England split over rate rise

Two out of nine members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise interest earlier this month, the first time in three years policymakers have done so.

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