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Security services attempt to identify 'Briton' in IS video

Security services are attempting to discover the identity of the man and young boy - believed to be British - who appear in a new Islamic State video.

The video shows the killing of five men IS says were spying for the UK. The masked militant directly addresses David Cameron in the message, calling him "a slave of the White House" and an "imbecile".

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'Grandmother' of boy in IS film 'devastated' by situation

Victoria Dare said she recognised the boy by his eyelashes and mouth. Credit: The One Show

A woman who claims the young boy featured in so-called Islamic State's latest propaganda film is her grandson has said the situation is "devastating".

Victoria Dare told the BBC'sThe One Show that she recognised the boy - thought to be aged under five - by his eyelashes and mouth.

She told the programme she had not seen her grandson or daughter since 2012.

"I am not taking it as he is my grandson to be in that situation," she said. "That is the way I can deal with the situation.

"That joy is taken away from me which is very devastating. I need my grandchildren, my daughter, I need them back."

The boy is seen in the video dressed in military fatigues

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