If this was indeed a warning from the electorate, Erdogan is unlikely to go quiet and soothe the feelings of the losers.
The Islamic State video appears to show the killing of a third Western hostage, aid worker David Haines, and ends with the warning that another British person will be next.
Iraq, Libya, Syria, Nigeria, Afghanistan are all in danger of becoming black holes in which the nastiest groups can thrive. The only credible solution is to turn them back into proper countries.
David Cameron hinted that the UK will soon join the US in air strikes on Islamic State.
From Riyadh via London to Damascus, Baghdad and Isis – the jihadist surge.
There are severe limits to what the UK can do as a middle-ranking power. But it can do better than firefighting every crisis with an emergency meeting of Cobra.
Inhumane executions are not unique to the Islamist fanatics in Iraq and Syria.
The Prime Minister and US President have vowed against isolationism in the face of Islamic militants and the situation in Ukraine; will Cameron finally clarify Britain's stance on air strikes against Islamic State?
There are few regimes as authoritarian as the one in Bahrain, and even fewer that enjoy such a level of support from the UK.
After a video apparently showing the beheading of another American journalist has been released, a Cobra meeting will be held to discuss the threat to a UK hostage.
A video claiming to show the killing of another kidnapped American journalist, Steven Sotloff, has been released.
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