Follow live updates as the Labour leader calls for a UN-led investigation into Syria after the cabinet backs Theresa May’s warning that Assad’s use of chemical weapons should not go unchallenged

Despite Donald Trump’s slightly more circumspect rhetoric over Syria on Thursday it is hard to escape the drum beat for military intervention.

The Times claims the largest US air and naval strike force since the 2003 Iraq war is heading towards Syria.

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“Further UK military intervention in Syria’s appalling multi-sided war risks escalating an already devastating conflict.

“The Government appears to be waiting for instructions from President Donald Trump on how to proceed. But the US administration is giving alarmingly contradictory signals.

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