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Two on trial for Britons' murder in Thailand

British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were killed on the Thai island of Koh Tao.

The trial of two men charged with the murder of two British tourists in Thailand has begun, it has been reported.

Win Zaw Htun and Zaw Lin, both 21, deny killing 24-year-old David Miller, from Jersey, and 23-year-old Hannah Witheridge, from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

The Britons' bodies were found on September 15 on a Koh Tao beach.

The trial of the two migrant workers from Burma had been scheduled to begin in February, but it has been brought forward unexpectedly, the BBC reported.



Disabled sports fans asked to rate facilities

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Disabled sports fans will be asked to take part in the largest ever government survey about their experiences as spectators.

It comes after claims as many as half the Premier League football clubs are operating "discriminatory" season ticket policies.

The research by charity Level Playing Field found "disproportionately small" numbers of season tickets go to wheelchair users, while many did not offer the wheelchair space they should.

Some also excluded disabled people from using online ticketing services.

MPs have described the situation at football grounds as "unacceptable" and are calling on Britain's 12 million people with disabilities to take part in the survey.

They are looking for opinions on everything from wheelchair access and disabled parking to accessible toilets, hearing loops and treatment by other supporters at live sporting fixtures.

Organisers want to hear from fans of all sports - in particular rugby, cricket, football, hockey, basketball, cycling and motor-racing.

Remembering tsunami victims 10 years on

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Events will be held around the world today to remember those who died in the devastating tsunami on Boxing Day 2004.

The tragedy was one of the worst natural disasters in recorded history and claimed the lives of at least 230,000 people, including 155 Brits.

It was triggered by an underwater earthquake which set off waves of up to 98ft across the Indian Ocean.

Indonesia was the worst-hit country followed by Sri Lanka, India and Thailand.

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