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Police continue to search Barton Hill residence

Police are continuing to search a Barton Hill property in connection with the disappearance of Becky Watts.

Neighbours on Cotton Mill Lane have told ITV News that a couple live in the house with a two-year old girl.

This is one of two properties being searched by police. Credit: ITV News
A police vehicle parked outside the house. Credit: ITV News
The media have gathered as the search for the teenager intensifies. Credit: ITV News

Russia tells UN Nemtsov killing was 'heinous crime'

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told the main UN human rights forum that the murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov was a "heinous crime" and that President Vladimir Putin was leading an investigation to bring perpetrators to justice.

He addressed the Geneva forum shortly before US Secretary of State John Kerry and after the foreign ministers of Croatia and Slovakia voiced concern at the killing in Moscow on Friday.


Becky Watts: Police given more time to question pair

Police have been given a further 36 hours to question the two people arrested in connection with the disappearance of teenager Becky Watts.

Becky Watts has been missing for almost two weeks. Credit: Police handout

A major operation is underway to find the 16-year-old who was last seen on February 19.

Officers will not be able to question the two people, who remain in custody, after an extension was granted during a hearing at Bristol Magistrates' Court today.

No details have been released about the two people or why they have been arrested.

CCTV cameras 'not working' where Nemtsov was killed

The four CCTV cameras on the bridge near the Kremlin where Boris Nemtsov was murdered were all not working on the night he was killed it has been claimed.

ITV News Europe Editor James Mates is in Moscow:


Islamic State leaders 'playing Jihadi John like a piano'

A former Islamic State fighter who met now-notorious British jihadist Mohammed Emwazi in Syria has revealed the violent extremist was "strange" - and said IS leaders were "playing him like a piano".

A defector from the militant group, Abu Ayman told the BBC that Emwazi would actively ignore his fellow Brits who had also travelled to join the fight.

He was cold. He didn't talk much. He wouldn't join us in prayer. He'd only pray with his friends ... the other British brothers prayed with us, but he was strange.

The other British brothers would say 'Hi' when they saw us on the road, but he turned his face away. The British fighters were always hanging out together, but he wouldn't join them.

Some love him. Some joined Isis after watching and admiring him; they take him as an example.

ISIS play him like a piano. He's a celebrity to attract our Muslim brothers in Europe but some think he is showing off; they think he's being used by ISIS.

– Abu Ayman, former Islamic State fighter

Jihadi John 'was bullied in school', headteacher claims

The Islamic State militant known as Jihadi John was bullied as a teenager in school, his former headteacher has revealed.

Jo Shuter, who ran the Quintin Kynaston academy in London where the fighter - whose real name is Mohammed Emwazi - attended, also said she had no idea when he was radicalised.

Emwazi's former headteacher said he was bullied as a teenager Credit: NBC/Al Rai

Speaking to BBC Radio 4's Today programme, she described him as a "quiet, reasonably hardworking young person."

He had adolescent issues... particularly at that age - year nine, particularly the boys, is a time when the hormones start raging, and he had some issues with being bullied which we dealt with.

By the time he got into the sixth-form he, to all intents and purposes, was a hardworking aspirational young man who went on to the university that he wanted to go to.

– Jo Shuter, headteacher

She said he was not particularly sociable and did not have a big group of friends, and said she had been horrified when she learned of what he was up to now.

I can't even begin to say the shock and the horror that I feel.

Even now when I'm listening to the news and I hear his name I feel the skin on the back of my neck stand up because it is just so far from what I knew of him and it is so shocking and so horrendous the things that he has done.

– Jo Shuter, headteacher

'I wouldn't be a very good Prime Minister', says Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage's family wishes he'd stayed out of politics Credit: PA Wire

Nigel Farage believes that he wouldn't be very good at being prime minister and thinks his family would rather he had not gone into politics.

Speaking to Kate Garraway for ITV's Good Morning Britain, the UKIP leader also revealed politics had caused problems in his first marriage but that he did not regret anything he had done.

Farage was interviewed as part of a series of Good Morning Britain features in which the presenters meet the leaders of each of the main political parties ahead of the May General Election. His choice of venue - the white cliffs of Dover - was symbolic of his beliefs, he said.

He said: “I want to be friendly with our neighbours and if you live in a street, it’s good to get on with the neighbours and I want to get on with the neighbours but I don't want to be absorbed by them.”

I don’t think that’s my role in life, I don’t think I’d be very good at it either.”

– Nigel Farage on being prime minister

When questioned about his personal life, Farage admitted: "I mean to be honest with you, I think my whole family would rather I had never gone into politics."

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