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Family 'proud' of anti-IS Briton
Kurdish fighters and foreign volunteers fighting together against the Islamic State group, including Briton Konstandinos Erik Scurfield, kneeling in the foreground (AP/JordanMatson)

Family 'proud' of anti-IS Briton

The family of former Royal Marine Konstandinos Erik Scurfield say they are "devastated" that he has been killed while fighting against Islamic State in Syria.

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Tsarnaev behind Boston bomb: lawyer

Tsarnaev behind Boston bomb: lawyer

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has gone on trial for his life over the Boston Marathon bombing, with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he did it - bu t arguing that he had fallen under the evil influence of his older brother.

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Brown set for England return

Brown set for England return

England full-back Mike Brown is expected to be available for the RBS 6 Nations showdown with Scotland as he enters the final stage of his recovery from concussion.

Business news

Euro ruling 'a major win for UK'

Euro ruling 'a major win for UK'

A landmark court ruling safeguarding London's position as Europe's major financial centre has been hailed as a "major win for Britain" .

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