David Cameron has condemned as "despicable and barbaric" the apparent slaughter of a second US journalist by Islamic State extremists - as it emerged that a British hostage is also under threat.
The U.S. State Department says it is "sickened" by a video that purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, adding that the intelligence community is working to authenticate the video. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
EDF Energy thanks Team Green Britain supporters with new TV and online ad
EDF Energy, Britain’s leading producer of low carbon electricity, is celebrating the success of this year’s Team Green Britain campaign with a new television advertisement, thanking the hundreds of thousands of Team Green Britain members for the part they are playing in tackling climate change.
The advert which airs from Monday 2nd August on ITV, Channel 4, Five and selected multi-channel satellite and Freeview stations shows members of the British public explaining the everyday actions they are taking in order to reduce their everyday carbon emissions.
From the producer of Little Miss Sunshine and the Harry Potter movies and the director of Channel 4's acclaimed Boy A, Is Anybody There? is the surprising and touching story about two unexpected friends who inspire each other to live life to the fullest.