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Memorial service held for IS victim Steven Sotloff

Nearly 1,000 mourners including relatives, friends and politicians, have attended a memorial service in Florida for US journalist Steven Sotloff, who was killed by IS militants.

The Islamic State released a video on Tuesday showing the murder of Mr Sotloff.

He is the second American journalist to be beheaded in two weeks over the group's confrontation with the US over air strikes in Iraq and its foreign policy.

Footage of James Foley being beheaded on August 19 shocked the world.

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Archbishop of York: UK 'right not to pay ransoms'

The Government is "right not to pay ransoms" to extremist groups who kidnap British citizens, according to the Archbishop of York.

John Sentamu spoke to Good Morning Britain after IS released video footage claiming to show the murder of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

The Archbishop called on the United Nations to act to "make sure this barbaric activity does not continue".

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