British hostage Alan Henning's life is in danger, simply because he volunteered to help those who were suffering in Syria, ITV News correspondent Juliet Bremner reports.
The deliberate targeting of aid workers by the Islamic State has made their job significantly more dangerous:
Alan Henning helped on at least two convoys into Syria, where humanitarian volunteers drive supplies across the Turkish border into the war-torn country.
His friend Mohamed Elhaddad, company director of the UK Arabic Society, said he insisted on going a long way into Syria to make sure the aid reached its intended recipients.
Mr Elhaddad said:
A second British hostage held by Islamic State (IS) militants has been named as Alan Henning.
The 47-year-old was kidnapped while travelling with a humanitarian aid convoy shortly after crossing into Syria from Turkey, ITV News understands.
This picture of Mr Henning was released by his family and shows him at a refugee camp on the Turkey-Syria border.
The former taxi driver from the Manchester area was threatened in a video released by IS which purported to show the murder of fellow British hostage David Haines.
Police investigating the murder of a teenager from Liverpool are offering a five thousand pound reward on the fifth anniversary of his death. 18 year old Jamie Kelly died in hospital after being stabbed repeatedly on wasteland in Kirkdale in 2009. Peter Hollywood who was 37 and from Whitehill Close in Kirkdale was jailed for life with a minimum of 17 years after being found guilty by a jury of murder in May 2010. But detectives think that other people may have been involved.
On the fifth anniversary of his death police are offering a five thousand pond reward for information on the murder of a teenager. 18 year old Jamie Kelly was stabbed to death in Kirkdale. Peter Hollywood from Kirkdale was jailed for life for the killing in 2010. But police are convinced that other people may also have been involved. And they're appealing for witnesses to come forward.
A soldier who was injured in Afghanistan has raised thousands of pounds for the Help For Heroes charity by competing in one of the most gruelling races there is. The Tough Mudder challenge in Cheshire this weekend involves battling through obstacles designed by the special forces. And Mark Holloway completed it not once but twice, raising £5000 for the charity. His next goal is an even longer circuit in the US to double that amount.
Bury boxer Scott Quigg has successfully defended his WBA super-bantamweight title against Stephane Jamoye in Manchester. He floored the Belgian in the third round. Jamoye was unable to recover and the bout was called off, with Quigg sending the perfect message to domestic rival Carl Frampton. Quigg wants to meet Frampton - the new IBF holder - in a domestic grudge match and that will now be at the top of the agenda. On the same bill, Anthony Joshua extended his professional record to eight knockout wins from eight as he demolished Konstantin Airich in the third round.