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Channel Tunnel access suspended due to 'fire on tracks'

Eurostar has said that access to the Channel Tunnel has be suspended "due to fire on the tracks in Calais caused by demonstrators".


British victims of Tunisia attack treated across the UK

John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford Credit: PA

The four Tunisia beach attack casualties airlifted overnight are being treated at different hospitals across the country, Downing Street has confirmed.

They have been taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, Derriford Hospital in Plymouth and St Mary's Hospital in London.

Pictures: Britons injured in Tunisia attack flown home by RAF

Tunisia releases images of suspected terror accomplices

Tunisia terror suspects Rafkhe Talari and Bin Abdallah Credit: Tunisian Interior Ministy

Tunisian police have released images of two suspected associates of Friday's gunman.

Police are looking for Rafkhe Talari and Bin Abdallah in relation to the shootings.

Downing Street has confirmed that 21 British people died in Friday's Tunisia terror attack, and nine other Britons are believed to have been killed.


Tunisia attack: Repatriation of dead Britons begins tomorrow

The Government has confirmed that 21 British people died in Friday's Tunisia terror attack - and nine other Britons are believed to have been killed.

Repatriations will begin tomorrow.

Indonesian military grounds aircraft after crash kills 49

Security forces and rescue teams examine the wreckage of an Indonesian military C-130 Hercules transport plane after it crashed into a residential area Credit: Reuters

Indonesia's air force has temporarily grounded its remaining military aircraft after one of them crashed into a residential area and killed at least 49 people.

A spokesman for the military said today that its remaining eight C-130B Hercules aircrafts have been grounded following the crash.

At least 49 bodies have so far been recovered from the site in the North Sumatra city of Medan, where the aircraft with 113 on board crashed shortly after take off.

Eye witnesses said it had appeared to explode shortly before it smashed into houses and a hotel.

Athens asks creditors for 'more flexibility' on debt

Greeks demonstrate in Syntagma square Credit: Panagakis George / ABACA

The Greek government is hoping for flexibility from its creditors over the coming week, as its financial crisis develops.

"So what does the Greek government think of the proposed flexibility of the Institutions? It would be a great idea," Euclid Tsakalotos, who has been leading Greece's talks with lenders, said in a statement. "We look forward to greater flexibility in the days to come."

Experts have suggested that this could mean top officials are leaving the door open for a last-minute deal to prevent Greece from having to leave the Eurozone.

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