Ed Miliband will announce tomorrow that the proceeds of a mansion tax on wealthy homeowners will help fund higher NHS spending if he Labour win next year's general election.
Even people of "normal" weight should should be urged to avoid sugar sweetened drinks including fizzy drinks, sports drinks, squashes and any other hot or cold drinks that contain added sugar, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) has said in a new report.
A 55-year-old Frenchman kidnapped by a splinter group from al Qaida's North African branch will be killed unless his homeland halts air strikes against the Islamic State group, his captors say.
In a video that appeared on social media, a masked member of a group calling itself Jund al-Khilafah, or Soldiers of the Caliphate, addressed the threat to President Francois Hollande and said the hostage would be killed unless the air strikes were halted within 24 hours.
The group said it was answering a call by Islamic State (IS) spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani to attack Americans and Europeans.
France's Foreign Ministry said the video was authentic and identified the hostage as mountain guide Herve Gourdel, 55.
People should be told to cut down on their sugar intake and limit time in front of the television to fend off obesity, health officials have warned.
New NHS guidance states that following a healthy diet and being active is important for everyone, not just for those who are overweight or obese.
US forces have carried out four airstrikes on Islamic State extremist targets in Iraq, military officials have said.
The airstrikes - conducted by a mix of manned and drone aircraft - destroyed armoured vehicles and damaged a Humvee truck southwest of Kirkuk.
US Central Command say that they have now conducted 190 airstrikes across Iraq since the beginning of the operation against extremists in the country.
While the Labour leadership debated the economy today, the Conservative party continued to push English MPs voting on English laws. William Hague said any party that did not link such reforms to more powers for Scotland could pay at the General Election. ITV News Deputy Political Editor, Chris Ship, reports:
Protesters took to the streets of New York again this evening, as world leaders prepare to fly in for a summit on climate change.
Organisers say this meeting - and next year's in Paris - will be different and insist promises made will be kept. ITV News' Science Correspondent Alok Jha reports:
Ed Miliband will announce tomorrow that the proceeds of a mansion tax on wealthy homeowners will help fund higher NHS spending if Labour win next year's general election.
The Labour leader's conference speech is expected to talk about building a world class country without big spending.
It is thought the proposed tax would apply to properties worth over £2m. ITV News' Political Editor Tom Bradby reports from Manchester.