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Russia posts video of warships 'launching rockets at Islamic State targets in Syria'

The Russian Ministry of Defence has posted a video showing its military forces firing rockets off the deck of a warship in the Caspian Sea.

The country's President Vladimir Putin confirmed the warships were targeting Islamic State targets in Syria with their rockets.

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Concern for missing 10-year-old cancer patient

Concerns are growing for a missing 10-year-old cancer patient.

It is believed the boy, who has cancer in his jaw and needs "urgent surgery", could be in Poland.

A doctor looks at cancer cells on a medical screen Credit: REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

According to High Court judge Mr Justice Mostyn the youngster, who has not been identified, is Polish and could have returned to his home country with his parents.

Doctors have urged the boys parents to get in contact and warned the boy could die a "brutal and agonising death" within six months to a year if his tumour is not removed "very soon".


Two more arrests following murder of Pc David Phillips

Detectives investigating the murder of Pc Dave Phillips arrested two more people on Wednesday.

A 39-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman from Wallasey were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, Merseyside Police said.

The arrests take the number of people detained in connection with the murder to six.

Matthews and Hoare 'googled how to hide dead body'

Becky Watts was missing for nearly two weeks before police found her body parts. Credit: ITV News

Becky Watts' alleged killers googled how to hide a dead body the day the teenager was reported missing, a court heard.

The next day her step-brother Nathan Matthews and his girlfriend Shauna bought rubber gloves, sacks and three rolls of clingfilm from Asda, jurors were told.

Prosecutors say a number of other items were also purchased to carry out the "lengthy process of the cutting up and careful packaging" of Becky's body.

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