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British hostage: PM says UK will not be 'cowed' by threats

The government says it is examining every possible option to protect a British man who has been threatened with death by Islamic State fighters.

Militants released a video appearing to show the beheading of a second American journalist Steven Sotloff on Tuesday.

In it they claimed a 44-year-old British hostage would be next.

John Simpson reports.

  • 03 Sep 2014
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