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Manhunt for killer of James Foley - An international manhunt is under way for a British jihadist believed to have perpetrated the on-screen beheading of American journalist James Foley.

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Rise in sexual offences on railways - There has been a big rise in the number of sexual offences on the railways.

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Changes to GCSE results expected - Teenagers are today waking up to their GCSE grades amid indications that some schools are seeing major changes to results.

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Falklands ship begins final journey - Doomed warship HMS Plymouth leaves home on its final journey to be scrapped in a foreign port.

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Tweets from accounts that you do not follow will now appear in your Twitter timeline, the social network has confirmed.

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Update: David Cameron will hold emergency meetings with senior intelligence officials as investigations are carried out into the "shocking and depraved" murder of an American journalist by a jihadist with an English accent.

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Power firms 'must face licence axe'

Caroline Flint accused the Government of presiding over a 'broken energy market'

A Labour government would give a new energy regulator the power to revoke energy companies' licences to help protect the interests of the public, the party announced today.

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To err is human, and we might remember that when we consider the aberrations that have led 19 West Mercia Police officers to be disciplined for their use – or rather misuse – of social media.

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Top hill climbers out in championship challenge

Awesome time at Shelsley Walsh … Simply ‘awesome’, that was how championship driver Jos Goodyear described his first ever run-off win at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb last weekend (August 9 and 10).