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Palestinian toddler killed in suspected arson attack

An 18-month-old Palestinian child has been killed in a suspected arson attack by Jewish extremists in the occupied West Bank.

Several people were injured in the house fire in a village near the West Bank city of Nablus, Israeli police said.

The attack occurred in a village close to the city of Nablus. Credit: Google Maps

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the "Price Tag" slogan used in the past by extremist Israelis was painted on the walls of the family home.

"This is a suspected attack with nationalist motives," Ms Samri said.



French security block migrants storming Tunnel

Migrants face a police cordon by the perimeter fence of the Eurotunnel site at Coquelles in Calais Credit: PA

French security and police were again dispatched to prevent desperate migrants from gaining illegal access to the Channel tunnel as disorder continued into a fourth night.

French gendarmes and riot police at first were overwhelmed by the numbers coming at them but were able to gain control of the situation.

Officers, some with their batons drawn, formed a cordon backed up by riot vans.

The disturbance brought the road out of the tunnel in Coquelles to a standstill.

Afterwards Eurotunnel said its French platform was unavailable due to "security reasons".

Apprentice star's family 'shattered' by sudden death

Sister Charlotte Baggs described him as the King of following his dreams Credit: BBC/PA Wire

The sister of former Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs has said the family's world is "shattered apart" by his sudden death.

Stuart Baggs, 27, who ran a communications firm on the Isle of Man, was found dead at an address in the island's capital Douglas at 9am today.

His sister Charlotte Baggs paid tribute to him on Facebook saying he was the "king of following his dreams and making them happen".

Today my dearest brother Stuart Baggs gained his wings. To say we are all shocked and devastated is an understatement.

Love him or hate him, he touched many people's lives from his TV antics to his amazing work with Bluewave Communications.

This week he unveiled plans that would have revolutionised the industry, now our world has been shattered apart. He was the biggest character and will leave the biggest hole behind. Not knowing what or why makes it all the harder.

Can't explain how proud I am of him. He was the King of following his dreams and making them happen.

– Charlotte Baggs

Police are investigating Mr Baggs' "sudden and unexpected" death, but a spokeswoman said there was nothing "to indicate that his death is criminally suspicious".

Prime Minister to chair Cobra meeting on migrant crisis

David Cameron will chair the emergency meeting in Westminster on Friday Credit: PA

The Prime Minister is to chair an emergency Cobra committee on the Calais migrant crisis tomorrow.

David Cameron, who has returned to the UK after a four-day tour of south-east Asia, will head to Westminster to chair the high-level meeting.

It is understood he will ask ministers to see whether more can be done to address the situation at the port and the Channel Tunnel railhead at Coquelles.

The meeting comes after Mr Cameron blamed the chaos at Calais on a "swarm" of migrants crossing the Mediterranean and travelling through Europe.

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