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Police confirm no arrests or trouble during EDL march

Police in Sheffield say they had no trouble reported and no arrests were made during today's English Defence League march in Sheffield. 600 police officers were brought in from 10 forces including Northumbria, Durham and the West Midlands as well as those from within our region.

Red Arrows Independence Day display cancelled over security fears

A display by the Red Arrows has been cancelled today over security concerns.

Red Arrows in full flight Credit: Press Association

The RAF's aerobatic team were due to perform at RAF Feltwell in Norfolk as part of Independence Day celebrations, but the US Air Force has called off the event citing current local threat assessments. They released a statement saying they had to make "difficult decisions like this when lives are on the line." The Red Arrows have tweeted an apology for the cancellation.

Tunisia attack: Final bodies of Yorkshire holidaymakers land in UK

The final bodies of the holidaymakers killed in the Tunisian terror attack have been flown back to Britain.

Claire Windass
Bruce Wilkinson Credit: Family still

The C-17 aircraft landed at RAF Brize Norton within the last couple of hours. It brought home five victims, among them 72 year old Bruce Wilkinson from Goole, a retired worker at Drax Power station, and 54 year old Claire Windass from Hull who had been on holiday with her husband Jim. He survived the attack. Meanwhile Tunisia has declared a state of emergency - giving the army and police more powers to act against any potential threats.


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Tunisia declares state of emergency

Credit: Reuters

Tunisia has declared a state of emergency, over a week after 38 foreign tourists - 30 of them British - died in the beach terror attack in Sousse.

A state of emergency temporarily gives the government more flexibility and the army and police more authority, and restricts the right of public assembly.

Military medics home after running Ebola treatment centre

Medics from York who have been running an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone have returned home after three months away.

Credit: Corporal Michael Strachan RLC

The soldiers from 34 Field Hospital were part of a team looking after those who contracted the illness themselves after caring for Ebola patients. They treated over 130 patients during their time on deployment. They faced temperatures of between thirty and forty degrees centrigrade while in the country.

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