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The Malaysian government is considering issuing death certificates for passengers on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.
Officials are also drawing up plans to give financial assistance to bereaved families, but has yet to decide how much they might receive.
"When we talk about financial assistance, we have to be fair with everybody," said Deputy Foreign Minister Hamzah Zainudin, head of the next of kin committee for the missing flight.
A service is being held in a Somerset parish church for the first time since massive floods devastated the area. Hundreds of people are expected to gather in Moorland this afternoon to mark Easter Sunday. It's around 3 months since homes were flooded and for many the clean up continues.
Archbishop Justin Welby highlights the hardship of suffering through conflicts in his Easter message
Several homes and roads were flooded this morning in West Sussex after a water main burst.
Homes at Scory Close in the Bewbush area of Crawley were worst affected with muddy water entering many properties.
Sussex police closed the road, West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were in attendance from approximately 7am and the water board turned off the supply. Most of the water has now drained away, but residents are now assessing the damage to their homes.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has made a rare public appearance outside Damascus by visiting the Christian town of Maaloula, according to state media.
Mr Assad inspected the Mar Saks Greek Orthodox monastery, dating from the 4th century, which state media said was damaged by rebels.
Ukraine's Right Sector nationalists denied playing any role in a gunfight in Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine, in which at least two people were killed. They claimed Russian special forces for being behind the attack.
"It is a blasphemous provocation from Russia: blasphemous because it took place on a holy night for Christians, on Easter night. This was clearly carried out by Russian special forces," Artem Skoropadsky, a spokesman for Right Sector, told Reuters.
Three people have been injured after a crash between an ambulance response vehicle and a BMW in Walsall.
The collision happened shortly before 9.30am on Broadway North. A paramedic and passenger in the BMW are in hospital with what police say are 'non life-threatening' injuries.
Broadway North is currently closed between Princes Avenue and Walhouse Road while officers investigate.