Russia and US set for G8 clash over Syria intervention

Speaking earlier this evening, ITV News political correspondent Carl Dinnen explained the "difficult" conflict between America and Russia over a Syrian intervention - with the former wanting to arm the opposition and the latter already arming the regime:

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PM: Drive Syria extremists out

David Cameron said he wants to see al Qaeda-linked extremists "driven out" of Syria. His comments came as Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi told a gathering in Cairo that his country has cut all diplomatic ties with Syria.