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Police expert urges caution over knife find in Alice case

A former Chief Inspector has urged people not to jump to conclusions over the discovery of a knife in the River Brent by police searching for missing teenager Alice Gross.

Colin Sutton, who lead the investigation into serial killer Levi Bellfield, told Good Morning Britain: "I think we shouldn't make anything of it all at the moment. The briefing to the searchers will be, 'pull out anything conceivably connected'."

Israel teen murder suspects killed in shoot out

Two Palestinians suspected over the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers that sparked this summer's Gaza bloodshed have been killed in a shoot-out with Israeli forces, the army said today.

Israel military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner said the suspects were killed in the West Bank.

The teenagers' abduction in the West Bank sparked a massive manhunt, leading to the arrest of hundreds of activists of the Islamic militant group Hamas and eventually led to the war in Gaza.

'Tens dead' after US-led airstrikes on targets in Syria

"Tens" of Islamic State militants have been killed or wounded in airstrikes on the Syrian city of Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has told Reuters.

"There are tens of wounded and dead," Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told Reuters by phone.

The Observatory gathers information from a network of activists on the ground.


Cameron to press for climate change target at UN summit

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The Prime Minister is joining more than 120 world leaders, including US president Barack Obama, today at a summit convened by United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-Moon with the intention of restoring momentum to the international battle against climate change.

Downing Street said Mr Cameron will press for strong and early commitments from the international community ahead of next year's Paris conference, when a new global deal on action to limit climate change is planned.

Police divers continue search for Alice Gross clues

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Police divers are continuing to search a river near to where missing teenager Alice Gross was last seen as a knife found in the water is sent for forensic analysis.

Hundreds of officers have been involved in the hunt for the 14 year old since she disappeared more than three weeks ago and attention will again focus on the River Brent and its banks near Ealing Hospital in west London.

NICE obesity guidelines 'based on real evidence'

Fresh guidelines on tackling obesity from NICE are more specific and "based on real evidence", a spokesperson for the NHS body said.

Professor Mike Kelly, director of the Centre for Public Health at Nice.

The general rule for maintaining a healthy weight is that energy intake through food and drink should not exceed energy output from daily activity.

We all know we should probably take the stairs rather than the lift, cut down on TV time, eat more healthily and drink less alcohol. But it can be difficult to know the most useful changes that we can make in terms of our weight.

This updated guideline makes a number of recommendations which aim to ensure that the advice people are given about maintaining a healthy weight is more specific and based on real evidence.

– Professor Mike Kelly
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