BBC News 21 August 2014 Last updated at 16:58

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Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspectJames Foley

Police and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley.


Exam results 2014GCSE grades rise, but fall in English

Hundreds of thousands of pupils are receiving their GCSE grades, with an overall rise in results despite changes to the exam system

Ebola virus survivor Dr. Kent Brantly (C) and his wife, Amber (L) arrive at news conference at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia 21 August 2014US Ebola patients out of hospital

The two US aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia have recovered and have been discharged from hospital, medical officials say.

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  • Newsnight: 20/08/2014Newsnight Watch

    Including British jihadis, Iraq, a look at the LA race riots and Tolstoy's unhappy family.


  • Click: 16/08/2014Click Watch

    Click travels to Las Vegas for DefCon, one of the biggest hacking conferences in the world


  • Today: 21/08/2014Today Listen

    Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.


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