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Migrants continue to refuse to leave train in Hungary

The stand off between police and migrants enters a second day Credit: RTV

A stand off between police and migrants on a train in Hungary has entered a second day.

It comes after clashes broke out when officers attempted to force the migrants off the train, which stopped in the town of Bicske - home to one of Hungary's refugee camps, on Thursday.

The migrants could be seen holding up signs that read 'Freedom we want to go' and 'Just Freedom.'

Weather: Sunny and showery spells

The latest weather forecast Credit: Met Office

A weak weather front will push southwards over Scotland into Northern Ireland bringing outbreaks of rain and drizzle.

Elsewhere it will be a generally fine day with some decent sunny spells and just a few showers.

Parts of East Anglia however are likely to see more frequent showers and they could occasionally be heavy at times too.

Temperatures will be similar to of late, so a little cool for early September, with highs of 18 or 19C likely again.


'Accept more refugees' petition tops 300,000 signatures

A petition calling for the Government to accept more asylum seekers has now gained more than 300,000 signatures - three times the number required for the matter to be considered for a debate in Parliament.

The petition, on the government website, states: "There is a global refugee crisis. The UK is not offering proportional asylum in comparison with European counterparts.

"We can't allow refugees who have risked their lives to escape horrendous conflict and violence to be left living in dire, unsafe and inhumane conditions in Europe.

"We must help."


Coffins of drowned Syrian children arrive in Istanbul

The coffins containing the bodies of Aylan Kurdi and his brother Galip arrive in Istanbul Credit: RTV

The coffins containing the bodies of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, his five-year-old brother Galip and their mother Rehan who drowned off the coast of Turkey have arrived in Istanbul.

Abduallah Kurdi, the boy's father, said he plans to return to their home in Kobani, in war-torn Syria, to bury his family.

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