The United States and "partner nations" have carried out airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. "We will not tolerate safe havens for terrorists who threaten our people," President Obama said.
David Cameron has urged Egyptian president El Sisi to "ensure human rights are respected" in the country and stressed the importance of their role in tackling Islamist extremism.
"He urged Egypt to ensure human rights are respected in Egypt in the fight against extremism, including addressing the large numbers of people in custody and the widespread use of death sentences," the spokesperson added.
Police are hunting a convicted murderer who has absconded from prison - with the public warned not to approach him.
Albert Edward Stanley, 63, failed to return to HMP Leyhill in South Gloucestershire yesterday following a period of home leave in Guildford, Surrey.
Avon and Somerset Police said Stanley was given a life sentence in 1980 for a murder in East Sussex. He was transferred to Leyhill, which is an open prison, in 2013.
Liverpool's 17-year-old prodigy Jordan Rossiter scored on his debut for the first team in a League Cup match against Middlesbrough.
Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler once compared the young midfielder, who was born in 1997, to club captain Steven Gerrard.
Fowler tweeted tonight:
Idris Elba is releasing an album inspired by Nelson Mandela after he played the South African statesman in the biopic Long Walk To Freedom.
The British actor, who has teamed up with South African musicians to make 'Mi Mandela', said the idea came out of his research for the role when he started listening to traditional South African music
Tonight will be milder with some rain for most.
Scattered showers tomorrow morning but blue skies and plenty of sunny spells are expected in the afternoon.
ITV weather presenter Lucy Verasamy has the latest:
The Prime Minister has said it was not possible to "opt out" of a fight with the so-called Islamic State. Speaking exclusively to NBC News, David Cameron said:
An English speaking jihadi fighter based in Syria, believed to be fighting for al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra, said the US-led airstrikes "killed a lot of Mujahideen brothers". The fighter, believed to be Dutch, posted this video on social media shortly after the attacks took place. He said:
"These Americans are relentless and are hard and heartless in their fight....They came and attacked us in the night, and many brothers died and many brothers were wounded."
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Britain will host an international conference on the Ebola epidemic on October 2nd to raise international awareness of the disease.
Mr Hammond, who chaired a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergency committee via a video link from New York where he is attending the United Nations General Assembly, called for a "global coalition" to tackle the disease.