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Islamic State holding British captiveIslamic State fighter

A British hostage is among those being held by Islamic State militants, Number 10 confirms.


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.

Wormwood ScrubsWormwood Scrubs 'filthy and unsafe'

Wormwood Scrubs prison in west London is described as "filthy" and unsafe in a report by inspectors.

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