The Royal Air Force has carried out its first air strikes against Islamic State targets in north-western Iraq, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said.
A missing 15-year-old girl from Bristol believed to be heading to join extremists in Syria is thought to have met up with a 17-year-old girl from London and headed to Turkey, where they are trying to cross the border into the neighbouring war-torn state.
It is unclear how the teenagers met, but they both vanished from their homes last week amid fears they have been radicalised.
The London teenager, from Lambeth, is also of Somali descent and was last seen at around 7am on September 24 when she left her home.
Officers are investigating whether the two girls travelled together from Heathrow Airport to Istanbul, Turkey, on their way to Syria.
Conservative political strategist Lynton Crosby said the party conference in Birmingham had been "very successful" so far.
"There's a very good mood and a lot of determination and enthusiasm from our members," the Australian said.
Radio DJ Neil Fox has been released on police bail following his arrest earlier today.
In a statement the Metropolitan Police said:
The Prime Minister has been preparing his keynote speech ahead of his appearance at the Conservative Party conference tomorrow.
An investigation is under way tonight over why it took police nine months to question a deputy headteacher who secretly filmed pupils in school changing rooms.
Last November, police here were told by officers in Toronto Police that Martin Goldberg had bought indecent videos of children online.
It wasn't until earlier this month that officers spoke to Mr Goldberg about the allegations, and the following day he was found dead.
ITV News' Sejal Karia reports from Southend:
The executive councillor for children and learning at Southend Council has said that nothing could have been done to protect children at a leisure centre frequented by Martin Goldberg.
This is one of four locations where the former deputy headteacher is believed to have covertly taken photos of children using a camera hidden in a bag.
Councillor Anne Jones told ITV News that no safeguarding procedures had been broken at the leisure centre:
Tomorrow it will be David Cameron's turn to make his big speech at the Conservative Party Conference.
He prepared for it today by setting out why he believes the Tories are right to make big cuts to the welfare bill.
ITV News Political Editor Tom Bradby met the Prime Minister in Birmingham.
Temperatures remain above average for the time of year - even where the sunshine is in short supply tomorrow. Where it stays cloudy, a potentially drizzly, slightly close and muggy day.
Scotland and Northern Ireland will have the best of the blue skies but the breeze will make it feel fresher and cooler.
Theresa May today set out the Conservatives' plans to tackle extremist groups in Britain.
The Home Secretary said a Tory government would introduce new laws to ban radical preachers and disrupt their activity online, but the measures have already been criticised as an infringement on civil liberties.
ITV News Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen reports.
The scale of the protest continues to grow in Hong Kong with tens of thousands of people now occupying its financial heart.
"To fulfill our dream we'll sacrifice everything", the protesters are singing in the streets where many are sleeping overnight.