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Briton 'killed fighting against IS'
The Foreign Office said it was aware of the reports

Briton 'killed fighting against IS'

A former Royal Marine has become the first Briton to be killed while fighting against Islamic State in Syria, according to reports.

World news

Greece vows anti-poverty cash boost

Greece vows anti-poverty cash boost

Greece's new left-wing government is promising to spend 200 million euro this year on assistance programmes for people pushed into "extreme poverty" by the financial crisis.

Sport news

Benteke penalty wins it for Villa

Benteke penalty wins it for Villa

Christian Benteke's last-gasp penalty clinched a crucial 2-1 win for Aston Villa over West Brom as they escaped the relegation zone.

Business news

Osborne urged to back medium firms

Osborne urged to back medium firms

The Chancellor is being urged to use his last Budget before the general election to boost medium sized companies, as well as extending free childcare.

Technology news

Amazon Prime 'free trial' ad banned

Amazon Prime 'free trial' ad banned

An offer of a "free trial" of Amazon's Prime delivery service has been banned after the watchdog found the online retail giant misled consumers about subscription fees.

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Gallagher to close Latitude

Gallagher to close Latitude

Former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher, Mercury Prize winners Alt-J and a rare appearance from cult act Portishead look set to be highlights of this year's Latitude festival.

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