Former top lawyer says anti-terror laws 'may not be legal'

Former Attorney General Dominic Grieve has voiced concerns about the legality of new anti-terror measures, while Labour has accused the Government of being "unclear" in their plans.

The comments come after David Cameron unveiled a series of new measures including giving police the powers to seize passports at UK borders of British citizens they suspect could be travelling abroad to fight with terror groups.

The move follows the announcement on Friday that the UK's terror threat has been upgraded from 'substantial' to 'severe', with the Home Secretary saying an attempted attack was now "highly likely".

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Footage released of US airstrike on Islamic State truck

Military footage has been released showing what the US Defense Department claims is an American airstrike on an armed truck being driven by Islamic State militants.

The video, shot on Tuesday, is taken from an aircraft which circles the truck from above before a missile hits it from the side.

The US has launched airstrikes to protect American facilities and personnel, and in support of Iraqi and Kurdish security forces trying to combat the Islamic State.

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