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PM condemns killing of East Yorkshire aid worker

David Haines was taken by Islamic State militants in March 2013.

The Prime Minister has condemned a video purportedly showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines as "pure evil".

The 44-year-old who was born in East Yorkshire was thought to be being held by Islamic militants in Syria after being taken hostage in March last year.

The Foreign Office says it believes the video is genuine.

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Tunnel plans for Humber estuary

Residents of Humberside are being invited to view proposals for a mutli-million pound tunnel that is set to be created under the River Humber.

National Grid Gas is seeking the Government's permission to lay a high-pressure natural gas pipeline under the river which will connect the existing installations at Goxhill and Paull, on the North Bank.

They will be held at East Halton Village Hall, Townside, on Friday, September 26, from 3pm to 7pm; and at Goxhill Memorial Hall, Chapel Street, on Saturday, September 27, from noon to 4pm.

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