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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about cancelled penalty points, a closed prison unit and another IS hostage beheading.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s news.

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Britain Winehouse AP / Press Association Images Mitch Winehouse looks at a statue of his late daughter, Amy Winehouse after it was unveiled in Camden's Stables Market, in London. AP / Press Association Images / Press Association Images

#ISLAMIC STATE: British hostage David Haines was beheaded in the most recent video released by militants.

#SCOTLAND: The latest opinion polls show the Scottish independence referendum result is on a knife-edge.

#NORTH KOREA: An American man was sentenced to six years for hard labour for “hostile acts”.

#TOUGH GRANNY: A pensioner in Kent fought off a mugger by punching him in the mouth.



US astronaut Reid Wiseman shared this beautiful view of the Milky Way from the International Space Station today.

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