1. ITV Report

David Cameron's statement about the Nigeria hostage deaths

David Cameron makes an announcement at Downing Street after the death of two hostages in Nigeria. Photo: ITV News

David Cameron has made a statement at Downing Street following the deaths of British national Chris McManus and his colleague, Italian national Franco Lamolinara.

The colleagues were taken hostage in northern Nigeria in May 2011.

The men were killed by their captors today during a failed rescue mission conducted by British and Nigerian forces.