A journalist who spent months with James Foley in Syria has paid tribute to the "extraordinarily brave" 40-year-old.
Video released by the Islamic State group apparently shows Foley being beheaded by a masked militant, who speaks with a British accent.
“Jim Foley was one of the kindest people I’ve met, a dedicated journalist and also extraordinarily brave," Times Correspondent Tom Coghlan said.
"I last saw him on the Syrian border in August 2012 a few months before he was kidnapped. He was happy and typically generous of spirit. That’s how I remember him.
"What can one say and think of the people who could do this?”
A British family have told ITV News of their devastation after discovering a close relative is fighting with the Islamic State in Iraq.
A French journalist who was held hostage with James Foley in Syria has told ITV News it was "devastating" to see his murder.