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Britons 'join Kurds to fight IS'
A British pair are said to be fighting against Islamic State militants in Syria

Britons 'join Kurds to fight IS'

Two British men are thought to have travelled to Syria to join up with Kurdish fighters against the Islamic State (IS), according to reports.

World news

Hundreds honour murdered aid worker

Hundreds honour murdered aid worker

An American aid worker beheaded by Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria has been praised for his humanitarian work during a memorial service attended by hundreds that included readings from the Bible and the Koran.

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Hamilton celebrates "greatest day"

Hamilton celebrates "greatest day"

Lewis Hamilton soaked up the feeling of becoming a two-time Formula One world champion and declared it to be "the greatest day of my life".

Business news

CBI seeks infrastructure cash boost

CBI seeks infrastructure cash boost

The Chancellor's Autumn Statement should focus on infrastructure investment, encourage innovation and remove barriers to enterprise, the CBI says.

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Brits go Win Direction across pond

Brits go Win Direction across pond

One Direction have proved American girls love British boys - they won the artist of the year title at the American Music Awards as well as two other accolades.

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