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Two killed in microlight crash in Oxfordshire

Enstone Airfield Credit: Google Street View

Two men have died following a light aircraft crash at an airfield.

The pilot, in his 60s, and his passenger, in his 50s, suffered fatal injuries at Enstone Airfield in Oxfordshire last night.

Thames Valley Police said they were called to reports of a microlight crash at around 7.20pm. Both victims' next of kin have been told, but their identities have not been disclosed.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has been told about the incident and officials will be carrying out an investigation.

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Thundery rain in the north but dry and sunny in the south

Expect heavy and thundery rain across the north of Britain but these should slowly ease and clear away northwards during the day.

Thundery rain in the north dry and sunny in the south. Credit: Met Office

For southern areas it will be mostly dry and sunny, but possibly with a few thundery showers in the far southeast during the morning and perhaps across Northern Ireland later.

It will still be warm for many, even very warm or locally hot across the east and southeast of England where temperatures could reach 30 Celsius (86F), although cooler and fresher air will arrive from the west later.

Report: 'Man falls 300ft and is trapped under a boulder'

A man has been taken to hospital after falling from a 300ft cliff, according to a report by the Press Association.

He became trapped under a boulder after falling from the cliff edge at St Albans Head, near Swanage, Dorset, HM Coastguard said.

St Albans Head, near Swanage, Dorset. Credit: PA

He was able to dial 999 for Dorset Ambulance service, which alerted the coastguard to mount a rescue operation.

Rescuers used specialist equipment from Dorset Fire and Rescue to free the man from the boulder, which was 300ft below the cliff path, before he was flown by helicopter to Dorset County Hospital.

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Britain's Andy Murray hopes for Wimbledon last 16

Britain's chances of a Wimbledon win will be on a knife edge later as Andy Murray seeks a place in the last 16. Murray, who won the men's singles title in 2013 and is the bookies second favourite to claim it again, is up against Italy's Andreas Seppi in the third round.

Britain's Andy Murray hopes for Wimbledon last 16. Credit: PA

He and world number 111 James Ward - who faces Canadian Vasek Pospisil today - are the only Britons remaining after Heather Watson was knocked out yesterday. British number one Watson came within two points of eliminating 20-time grand slam winner Serena Williams with the backing of a passionate local crowd. But she was left heartbroken when the American fought back to set up a Williams family tie with her older sister Venus in the next round.

Bodies of final five Britons to be repatriated from Tunisia

The final five bodies of the Britons killed in the Tunisian beach terror attack are to be repatriated when are to be flown back to the UK later.

And a coroner will continue to open inquests into the deaths of those murdered in the terror attack.

Bodies of final five Britons to be repatriated from Tunisia. Credit: PA

Some 30 British people were among the 38 killed by gunman Seifeddine Rezgui on the beach at Sousse. Yesterday the Queen and the Prime Minister joined millions of people across the country in a minute's silence in a solemn tribute to those killed. An RAF plane carrying the bodies of the final five murdered Britons is expected to arrive at Brize Norton in Oxfordshire this afternoon..

Fresh delays as Channel Tunnel services are hit again

Fresh disruption has hit Channel Tunnel services meaning lorries are being stacked on the motorway again.

Lorries parked on the M20 during Operation Stack. Credit: Gareth Fuller / PA

Kent Police initiated phase two of Operation Stack - where freight traffic is queued on sections of the M20 - at around 1am and closed parts of the road to other traffic. The Eurotunnel passenger service was also suffering delays due to what it described only as an "incident on the terminal" at Folkestone, in Kent.

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