The US military has said that American led forces attacked Islamic State targets with 13 air strikes in Iraq and three in Syria, using fighter, bomber and other aircraft.
Four of the Iraq strikes were near Sinjar in northern Iraq, which destroyed Islamic State buildings, tactical units and vehicles. Other Iraqi cities targeted included Tal Afar, Ramadi, Mosul and Baiji, according to the Combined Joint Task Force.
The strikes in Syria focused around the contested city of Kobani near the Turkish border, it said in a statement.
Celebrity guests have been posting their congratulations to Elton John and David Furnish, who have married today at a service in Windsor.
Among the guests were comedian Jimmy Carr, actress Liz Hurley and the Beckhams.
The trade union that represents ambulance staff has dismissed proposals to increase target times for ambulance.
Tony Hughes, the GMB regional officer for the ambulance service in London and East of England, said:
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said that as a nation we have a "duty of care" for members of the armed forces who fall foul of the criminal justice system.
The Shadow Justice Secretary has welcomed plans to give veterans tailored support if they end up in prison.
But Sadiq Khan told ITV News the Government needed to do "much more" to help former armed forces personnel.
President Obama has rejected the charge that he has been outmanoeuvered by Russian president Vladimir Putin, arguing that the Russian president is presiding over "a huge economic contraction" due to the Ukraine crisis.
Speaking on CNN, he rejected the notion that Putin "is the chess master and outmaneuvering the West and outmanoeuvering Mr. Obama and this and that and the other".
"Right now, he's presiding over the collapse of his currency, a major financial crisis and a huge economic contraction," Obama said in the interview recorded on Friday.
"That doesn't sound like somebody who has rolled me or the United States of America."
Hartlepool United have said they will definitely not be signing convicted rapist Ched Evans, following comments from manager Ronnie Moorethat suggested he would be interested in a deal.
A statement from the club said Moore's comments were only meant to be "hypothetical" and there were no plans whatsoever to sign the player.
Labour's shadow cabinet ministers should clearly set out how they will cut spending and the party must remain anchored in the centre ground of British politics, Lord Mandelson has said.
The former Cabinet minister, one of the architects of New Labour, said the party had to position itself in the centre and not be swayed by the rise of "marginal parties" like Ukip.
Lord Mandelson praised Ed Miliband for speaking out on the deficit, but also indicated he would like to see the leader's older brother - and former rival - David return to British politics.
He told BBC1's Andrew Marr Show that the Labour leader and shadow chancellor Ed Balls had set out a "sensible and reasonable" position on reducing the deficit, but the rest of the party needed to back him up.
Barack Obama has said the US will review whether to put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism. The US President said he does not consider the Sony hack an act of war, but said it was cyber vandalism.