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Police say they are growing increasingly concerned about a teenager who has gone missing from Lincolnshire.
15-year-old Daisy Dale was reported missing from Thornton Le Fen by her foster mother on 30th June. She has gone missing before but has always returned home after a couple of days. She has been known to go to the Boston area before. When she was last seen, she was wearing white trainers, dark blue skinny jeans and a white top. She was carrying a large rucksack. Daisy is about 5'5" tall.
A display by the Red Arrows has been cancelled today over security concerns.
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.
The final bodies of the holidaymakers killed in the Tunisian terror attack have been flown back to Britain.
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.
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.
The Foreign Office confirmed the final five bodies being returned today are Lisa Burbidge, Stuart Cullen, Christopher Dyer, Bruce Wilkinson and Claire Windass.
They will arrive on an RAF C-17 aircraft at RAF Brize Norton at about 3pm.
Hundreds of homeowners woke up to powercuts this morning after storms hit the region overnight.
More than 400 homes in Wetherby in north Leeds are still without electricity as engineers work to restore the power.
A woman has been arrested after two men were stabbed in Skegness. Police were called to Lumley Road, Skegness yesterday evening. Both men were taken to Pilgrim Hospital. One has been released after treatment. The second is still in hospital. Scenes of crime officers are examining the area where the incident took place and police are asking for any witnesses to get in touch.
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.
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..