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PM: Gary Barlow can keep OBE
Prime Minister David Cameron says he does not think it is "necessary" for Gary Barlow to return his OBE, despite his involvement in an aggressive tax avoidance scheme.
How many western hostages are still in Iraq?
How many western hostages are still out there – and how powerful is the Islamic State? It is well funded, well-armed and now fighting a major war on several fronts. Unlike its precursor Al-Qaeda it is occupying territory and holding on to it. And hostages are part of its armoury.
Are the US and Syria now on the same side?
Dr Bouthaina Shaaban, adviser to Syrian Presidency tells Channel 4 News that western reactions to Isis "are coming too little too late." "The whole world should be against Isis," she says.
GCSE results: the smiles, the hugs - and the relief
It was a tense morning for GCSE students opening their results at Severn Vale School in Quedgeley, Gloucester. Would more rigorous exams mean lower grades?
Can eating fatty meat and whole milk help you lose weight?
Cheese, butter, clotted cream and a brick sized rib-eye steak. Delicious.. but it’s also all good for you - and can even help you lose weight. Complete fantasy? Not according to a new book. The Big Fat Surprise – whose author Nina Teicholz says she’s got the research to back it up. According to her study, low-fat diets are PART of the obesity problem.
The hunt for the ‘British’ jihadi who killed James Foley
A manhunt is under way for the jihadi, believed to be British, who appeared in video footage showing the murder of US journalist James Foley.
Two rare Snow Leopard cubs at New York's Bronx Zoo
Two rare Snow Leopard cubs were recently introduced to the public at New York's Bronx Zoo.
Red panda cubs born at Chester Zoo
Two rare red panda cubs have been born at Chester Zoo. Keepers say they were alerted to their arrival after hearing “little squeaks” from a nest box. .
Amazing body paint illusions from Japanese artist
Hikaru cho has become an itnernet sensation after her incredible art work, creating illusions and stop motion videos by painting on people's bodies.
Islamic State video shows conversion of Yazidis to Islam
Islamic State have released a video that seeks to show how it enlightened hundreds Yazidis by converting them to Islam. .