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Cameron to 'make case' for Britain to tackle IS in Syria

David Cameron will present his case to MPs later for the UK to begin airstrikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria. The PM will outline a seven-point plan which includes striking IS at its 'headquarters' in the Syrian city of Raqqa.

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Fallon: Britain 'will not send in ground troops' to fight IS

Britain will not be sending ground troops in to help in the battle against the so-called Islamic State militant group in Syria, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told ITV News at Ten.

After David Cameron revealed he would "make the case" for the UK to join coalition forces carrying out airstrikes over the country, Mr Fallon said Western troops would "categorically" not be sent in.

Speaking to News at Ten presenter Tom Bradby, he insisted that such a move would be more likely to help radicalise civilians and end up helping IS.

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