23 September 2014 Last updated at 10:15

Algeria militants seize Frenchman

Militants linked to Islamic State have seized a French tourist in Algeria and demanded an end to French air strikes in Iraq, France confirms.


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Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is expected to call for the voting age to be lowered to 16 in future elections.

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