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Eight of 30 British Tunisia dead return to UK

Britons killed in the Souse attack a week ago have returned to British soil this afternoon.

It is the third day that bodies have been returned to the UK by the RAF.

The body of Christopher Bell arrives back in Briton.

Christopher and Sharon Bell, Scott Chalkley, Sue Davey, Angie and Ray Fisher, Eileen Swannack, and John Welch were all returned to RAF Brize Norton today.


Bank chief: Greece has €1bn 'liquidity cushion' until Mon

Greece's banks have enough money to last them until Monday morning, the head of the country's banking association has said - but warned that after that, it will depend on the European Central Bank.

There is a 'liquidity cushion' of one billion euros (£711m) to see the country through the weekend, Louka Katseli announced.

Women sit outside the closed National Bank, which bears a poster reading 'No' in Greek Credit: Reuters

Mr Katseli's statement comes ahead of a referendum on Sunday where the public will vote on the latest bailout package offer from Europe, which would involve strictly enforced spending cuts.

Banks in the struggling Mediterranean nation were closed at the start of the week with restrictions placed on withdrawals, after negotiations over the deal collapsed.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has urged people to vote no against the measures he has labelled "blackmail".

Max Clifford charged with indecent assualt

Max Clifford has been charged with sexual assault. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Archive

Publicist Max Clifford has been charged with sexual assault, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

In a statement, the CPS said that the incident was allegedly committed in 1981.

Baljit Ubhey, Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS London, said:

We have carefully considered the evidence gathered as part of Operation Yewtree in relation to Max Clifford, who was arrested at Littlehey Prison on 12 March.

Having completed our review, we have concluded that there is sufficient evidence and it is in the public interest for Mr Clifford to be charged with one offence of indecent assault.

– Baljit Ubhey, CPS

Mr Clifford will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on 21 July, the statement also said.


Greek PM: Vote No against blackmail and ultimatums

Alexis Tsipras has addressed the nation on the final day of campaigning

The Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, said IMF analysis showing Greece's debt isunsustainable justifies his government's decision to reject an aid package from creditors that offered no relief from debt.

In a televised address on the final day of campaigning ahead of Sunday's referendum, Mr Tsipras also urged Greeks to vote "with calm" and against the bailout package and say 'no' to blackmail and ultimatums.

"Yesterday an event of major political importance happened," he said. "The IMF published a report on Greece's economy which is a great vindication for the Greek government as it confirms the obvious - that Greek debt is not sustainable."

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