1. ITV Report

£5M UK boost for Syrian opposition

Britain has announced it is stepping up its support forSyrian rebels engaged in a bloody civil war with Bashar Assad's ruling regime.

An extra £5 million of "non-lethal" assistance, including medical supplies and communications equipment, was promised by Foreign Secretary William Hague.

Mr Hague called it "assistance that will help save lives". It includes badly needed medical supplies, as well as also communications equipment for human rights groups.

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