Latest News Wires In wake of James Foley video, Britain plans tougher terrorism laws

Britons have expressed horror at the apparent involvement of a Brit in the beheading of journalist James Foley. In response, the home secretary announced new laws to tackle Islamist militants in the UK.

By , Reuters

Britain said on Saturday it planned tougher laws to deal with British Islamist militants after Islamic State (IS) fighters in the Middle East released a video showing a suspected Briton beheading US journalist James Foley.