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Footage Of Isis Fighters Shows Violent Life Of Woman Believed To Be Mother Of 'Jihadi Junior'

This revealing video shows the British woman whose small child is believed to be the little boy who appeared in Islamic State's latest propaganda …

Terrorism

Kids who question the media or government could be extremists, London parents are warned

What does it mean when your child starts questioning authority and criticizing the government? Is it typical youthful rebellion? The awakening of a political conscious? Or a sign that he or she is on the path to violent extremism?<p>Parents in London have been warned that it could be the latter.<p>An …

Extremism

Woman who 'lost her sparkle' dies after refusing life-saving treatment

A 50-year old woman refused life-saving medical treatment in London because she claimed she had "lost her sparkle" and along with it, her interest in …

Japan Made The World’s First-Ever Cat Street View

See the world like a cat, no whiskers or tails required<p>We may not be able to do all the fun things that cats do, like napping all day or always landing on our feet. But now we can finally see the world as a cat does thanks to a new project by Japan’s Hiroshima prefecture.<p>The site allows you to …

Natural History Museum's star 'Dippy' the dinosaur to retire

A life-sized cast of a dinosaur that has taken pride of place in London's Natural History Museum is being forced into retirement after 109 years<p><b>Dippy the Diplodocus</b> has become a monster trending hit on Twitter as supporters rally to stop him being put out to pasture by the Natural History …

'Flog' home owners who leave bins in road, says Eric Pickles

The Local Government secretary says: 'They should be flogged, flogging is too good for them'<p>Householders who leave bins in the street should be “flogged” a Cabinet minister has said.<p>Eric Pickles, the Local Government secretary, was asked by MPs if families should be “punished” for leaving their …

HS2 planning: 'How on earth is the public meant to make sense of this?'

Spread over 12 large tables in the basement of County Hall in Aylesbury are 28,000 pages of plans for the proposed 350-mile (560km) high-speed railway planned to go from London to Birmingham and later north to Leeds.<p>Dozens of inch-thick volumes of data, maps, reports, drawings, references and …

86,000 square miles of Great Britain meticulously recreated in Minecraft

There are those with free time, and then there's Joseph Braybrook. This fine bloke managed to recreate some 86,000 square miles of Great Britain within the Minecraft universe, and moreover, it took but a fortnight to concoct. Further justifying his work as more than goofing off, he used Ordnance …