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PM: UK Airstrikes will help bring political deal in Syria

Prime Minister David Cameron has insisted UK airstrikes will help to bring about a political settlement in Syria, as RAF Typhoons carry out their first attacks on so-called Islamic State.

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Anti-war protesters block Parliament Square with sit-in

Anti-war protesters have staged a sit-in protest outside Parliament as MPs debate airstrikes on IS in Syria.

Those taking part could be heard chanting: "No more wars, don't bomb Syria!"

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The sit-in protest blocked roads around Parliament Square.

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