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Is sectarianism on the rise after #indyref? - video — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Assaults, masks and flares thrown at police: there are concerns that old sectarian scars could be reopening in Scotland following the independence referendum.

Hot? Don't panic: Alex Thomson has some handy tips — Frazzled by the heat? Forgotten how to look after yourself as sweat drips into your eyes? Let our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson help you out, in this not-entirely-serious piece.

The British connection to Isis? - video — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. A British man fighting with Isis in Syria has conducted a lengthy interview with two freelance American journalists for an internet podcast in which he explains why he is fighting for a "caliphate".

25 years of Jon Snow on Channel 4 News — Since gay marriage is enshrined, I think it's time J Snow and I finally came out. This year marks our blissful mutual union of 25 years on Channel 4 News. Yes, a quarter of a century of wearing out successive editors with our inability to stop screwing up.

CAR: Terrified, trapped, sheltering in an airport - video — Christians hide in the airport in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic. They are terrified of the Seleka gangs going house to house in the suburbs with machetes and guns.

On the brink of genocide: pictures from the Central African Republic — Our chief correspondent Alex Thomson and team are in the Central African Republic, where violence is spiralling out of control.

Seleka: the militia terrorising Central African Republic's Christian population — People identify bodies at a morgue in Bangui. Picture: REUTERS Perhaps a couple of hundred people have returned after the latest attack here but most are still hiding out in the bush. Badenga Fidele, the village headman, points at the burned out mud-brick houses with their thatched roofs long gone: "They took everything they could or destroyed it - for what?"

Typhoon Haiyan: Journalist Alex Thomson helps storm victim find his family after desperate tweet — "Images of horror in the shattered landscape around Tacloban go on and on. You replay them in your mind, ­endlessly. You cannot help it" Children stare blankly over the parapet of the town bridge at bloated human and animal corpses floating in the river, writes Alex Thomson for the Sunday People.

They found us: family 'reunited' after super-typhoon - video — A tweet from the UK to Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson, pleading for help to find loved ones in the Philippines, leads to a family being reunited.

Letter from Roxas City: Typhoon Haiyan’s embrace from hell is made worse by desperate poverty — Or the smashed fishing towns of north-eastern Japan after the terrible quake at 2.47pm that Friday in March 2011 and the coast-altering tsunamis that erupted. The twisted metal of roof-sheeting and the plaster dust. The lamp-posts, frozen in a contorted dance by an incoming and outgoing lethal soup of rushing seawater and a pulverised, obliterated town.
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Oct 24, 2014

@KamahlAJE let us hope for the next few months and I can tweet a roll of black gaffer being ceremonially burned. Fingers crossed.

Oct 24, 2014

Australian govt says al Arabiya report that the Egyptian president will #FreeAJStaff in the new year is credible. Please...

Oct 24, 2014

I am appalled to have to say today is the 300th behind bars. Egypt please #FreeAJStaff

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