CNN is reporting that the British Ambassador to the United States has said they are "close" to identifying the Briton suspected of beheading American journalist James Foley.
Ambassador Peter Westmacott told CNN "We are very close to identifying who this guy is," during their "State of the Union" programme today.
"We're putting a lot into it," he said, including using voice-recognition technology to track down the killer.
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.