Hostage's brother 'haunted' by face

30 January 2015 9.37pm.

The brother of murdered aid worker David Haines said he is haunted by the look on his face in video released by Islamic State (IS) militants.

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Hostage's brother 'haunted' by face

The brother of murdered aid worker David Haines said he is haunted by the look on his face in video released by Islamic State (IS) militants.

Clegg: I've wanted to slap Cameron

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Hardship fund to be cut by 25%

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Call to probe rendition claims

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