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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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Four extra Typhoon jets touchdown at RAF Akrotiri

Four additional Typhoon jets have arrived at RAF Akrotiri.

The jets, from RAF Lossiemouth, will support airstrikes against IS now that the campaign has been extended to include targets in Syria as well as Iraq.

A further two Typhoons as well as two Tornados are due to join the aircraft already on the base in Cyprus shortly.

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