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Shoreham deaths Inquests will begin on Wednesday

People look at floral tributes left on the Old Tollbridge near the A27 at Shoreham. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

West Sussex senior coroner Penelope Schofield has confirmed that formal identification of the victims has been completed and all the families have been informed.

Inquests into their deaths will open on Wednesday in Horsham, West Sussex.

The coroner said: "Identifying all 11 victims has been a difficult process due to the horrific nature of the accident and the intensity of the fire."

The search is continuing at the scene in order to recover all the remains, West Sussex County Council have said.


Al Jazeera: Journalists' sentencing 'black day' for Egypt

The broadcaster Al Jazeera has condemned an Egyptian court's decision to sentence three of its journalists to three years in prison after a retrial.

In a statement, the channel's general director Mostefa Souag said: "This judgment is a new attack on the freedom of the press and it's a black day in the history of the Egyptian judiciary."

Mohamed Fahmy a naturalised Canadian who has given up his Egyptian citizenship, and Egyptian Baher Mohamed were led away from court after the verdict.

Australian Peter Greste was sentenced in absentia after he was deported in February.

HSBC: All payments hit by glitch now processed

HSBC has said all of the 275,000 payments held up by an IT glitch have now been processed.

The "unacceptable" failure yesterday left many workers without their monthly salaries going into the Bank Holiday weekend.

HSBC says the delayed payments have now been processed Credit: PA

A spokesman for the bank said: "We have now processed all outstanding payments following yesterday's problems.

"Any affected customers still experiencing issues with their account should contact their bank.

"HSBC apologises again for the inconvenience caused", the spokesman added.

Bangkok bombing suspect likely to be foreign national

A suspect arrested in Bangkok on Saturday in connection with the bombing that killed 20 people in Thailand's capital 12 days ago is thought to be a foreign national, a police spokesman has said.

The Turkish passport is reported to ahve come from a police raid on the bombing suspect's flat. Credit: AP

The nationality of the man could not be confirmed, but images have been released of a passport that local TV channels say was found at the apartment in the northern Bangkok suburb where the man was arrested during a police raid.

The document appeared to be a Turkish passport, belonging to a man born in 1987.

Police earlier said they had discovered possible bomb-making materials that could have been used in the evening attack in Bangkok's busy centre on Aug 17.


Al-Jazeera verdict 'sends a very dangerous message'

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has said the sentencing of three al-Jazeera journalists to three years in jail after a retrial sends a "very dangerous message".

An Egyptian court today ruled that they had operated without a press license and had broadcast harmful material.

Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were led way after the verdict but Australian Peter Greste was sentenced in absentia after he was deported in February.

Mrs Clooney, who represents Mr Fahmy said: "Everyone has said there is no evidence to sustain any of the charges and Egypt's own Supreme Court when they looked at this case said there wasn't sufficient evidence.

"The verdict today sends a very dangerous message in Egypt. It sends a message that journalists can be locked up for simply doing their job, for telling the truth and reporting the news", she added.

Fiancee of feared Shoreham crash victim speaks of grief

Mark Trussler has not been heard of since the accident last Saturday. Credit: Giovanna Chirico/Facebook

The fiancee of motorcyclist Mark Trussler, who is missing and feared dead after the Shoreham air crash, has posted on Facebook saying her worst fears have been confirmed.

Giovanna Chirico said she has lost "her fiance, best friend, soulmate and sidekick".

Giovanna Chirico said her 'worst fears' have been confirmed. Credit: Giovanna Chirico/Facebook

Sussex Police have not officially confirmed Mr Trussler's death. Eleven people are thought to have died in the tragedy.

A minute's silence is being held today to mark the exact time last Saturday when a vintage Hawker Hunter jet crashed onto the busy A27 during the Shoreham Airshow in West Sussex.

CCTV images released of family feared to be Syria-bound

Police have released CCTV images of a mother and her four young children who are feared to be travelling to Syria in a bid to track them down.

The family were last seen at London City Airport on Tuesday and are believed to have caught a flight to Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

CCTV captured the family at London City Airport. Credit: Metropolitan Police
Zahera Tariq and her four children were reported missing on Wednesday Credit: Metropolitan Police

Ms Tariq is described as an Asian woman of medium build, approximately 5ft 3ins tall, with long black hair.

Zahera Tariq was last seen at her home address in Walthamstow on Tuesday morning. Credit: Metropolitan Police

Thai police arrest man over Bangkok bombing

An e-fit of the man Thai police have hunting as a suspect over the bombing Credit: Thai police

Police in Thailand have arrested a man in connection with a bombing in Bangkok that killed 20 people on August 17.

Police raided an apartment used in northern Bangkok and also discovered possible bomb-making materials, according to a national police spokesman.

Prawut Thavornsiri said the suspect "looks like the one we are looking for".

"They also found a lot of materials which can be used to make bombs", he added.

The bomb tore through the city's crowded Erawan Shrine in Bangkok's commercial heart and most of the victims were tourists.

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