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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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Labour calls for probe into how Brit on bail fled to Syria

Andy Burnham questions the Home Secretary in the Commons on Tuesday.

Labour has said there are "serious questions" to be answered over how a British man was able to flee to Syria while on bail before reportedly appearing in an IS propaganda video.

Siddhartha Dhar travelled to Syria in 2014 while on bail after being arrested on suspicion of encouraging terrorism.

There have been reports he is the masked man in so-called Islamic State's latest propaganda killings video, although the Home Secretary declined to comment on his identity in the House of Commons on Tuesday.

Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham said whether or not Dhar is the man in the video, there had been "a major lapse in security" and called for an inquiry into how he was able to leave the country.

Theresa May said she could not comment on an "ongoing police investigation".

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