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'The sky was bright red. I've never seen anything like it'

Calendar viewer Leanne Henry from Otley has sent in these pictures and video of last night's silent lightning storm.

The eye of the storm went directly over our house. The sky was bright red! I've never seen anything like it.

– Leanne Henry
Credit: Leanne Henry
Credit: Leanne Henry
Credit: Leanne Henry


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Tunisia massacre: Repatriation of Britons continues

People pay their respects on the beach near the RIU Imperial Marhaba hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. Credit: PA

The operation to return home the bodies of British citizens murdered in the Tunisian beach massacre will continue today.

Relatives of eight victims of gunman Seifeddine Rezgui gathered at RAF Brize Norton yesterday to see their coffins carried off a military transport aircraft by an air force guard of honour.

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said the other 22 would arrive back in the UK "over the coming days".

HMIC: Police must reassess approach to child protection

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary says police forces must reassess their approach to child protection, in a series of reports published today

A report specifically on the safety of children say the plans of senior officers have failed to result in consistently good services, and investigations, on occasions were poor and plagued by delay.

Drusilla Sharpling, Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary, who lead the investigations says forces across the country should learn from the abuse scandal in Rotherham.

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