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Tributes to ex-Birmingham player and wife killed in Tunisia

Tributes are being paid to former Birmingham City player Denis Thwaites and his wife Elaine have been paying tribute to the couple who died in Friday's terrorist attack.

Denis Thwaites and his wife Elaine. Credit: ITV News

He's remembered as a man who would go out of his way to help others.

Denis Thwaites, 70, and his wife Elaine, 69, had not been heard from since the attack.

In a message posted on their son-in-law Danny Clifford's Facebook page, their daughter Lindsey said: "Mum and Dad were the kindest, caring, loving parents any daughter could wish for. Rest in peace now my angels."


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Tunisia attack: Repatriation of dead Britons begins tomorrow

The Government has confirmed that 21 British people died in Friday's Tunisia terror attack - and nine other Britons are believed to have been killed.

Repatriations will begin tomorrow.

Police appeal for witnesses following fatal motorbike crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the B4455 Fosseway, between Harwoods House and Moreton Morrell at around 2pm on Saturday 27th June.

A black motorcycle was travelling south after overtaking a blue Ford Mondeo, where it then crashed into a a blue and orange KTM motorcycle, which was travelling in the opposite direction. The rider of the triumph, a 66-year-old man from Rugby, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to call 101, quoting incident 214 of 27th June.

Further tributes at Walsall FC for fans killed in Tunisia attack

Walsall FC fans are continuing to leave tributes outside the club to three Walsall supporters killed in the Tunisian beach resort attack.

Fans have been leaving scarves at Walsall FC Credit: ITV Central
Fans have been leaving messages of condolence at Walsall FC Credit: ITV Central
Fans have been leaving messages of condolence at Walsall FC Credit: ITV Central
Fans have been leaving tributes at Walsall FC Credit: ITV Central

19-year-old Joel Richards from Wednesbury was killed in the attack, along with his grandfather Patrick Evans and his uncle Adrian Evans. All three men were supporters of Walsall FC.


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Families leave floral tributes for Tunisia attack victims

The floral tributes to the victims of the tourists murdered on a beach in a hotel in Tunisia have continued to build.

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It is believed that around 30 Britons could have died in the attack on Friday, which left many more people injured, after a gunman opened fire on a crowded beach.

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Tunisian police question seven over beach massacre

Eyewitnesses have claimed the Tunisian beach massacre may have been carried out by more than one attacker as authorities continue to quiz seven suspected associates of the gunman.

Tunisian interior minister Mohamed Gharsalli announced the arrests of several nationals allegedly linked to attacker Seifeddine Rezgui. They were arrested in at least three different cities and taken for questioning in the capital Tunis.

Authorities say Rezqui acted alone during the rampage in the resort of Sousse but had accomplices who supported him before, providing him with weapons and logistical support.

However, British tourists staying in the north African country claim they saw a second man carrying a gun and roaming the resort.

Family of young woman killed in Tunisia attack pay tribute

The family of 24-year-old Carly Lovett from Lincolnshire, who was killed in the Tunisia beach attack, have paid tribute to her.

The fashion blogger who studied at the University of Lincoln was on holiday with her fiancee.

Carly Lovett Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Carly was and always will be our beautiful shining light; she was funny, clever, artistic and radiated love and happiness around her. Carly recently got engaged to Liam, her childhood sweetheart of 10 years. Both were excited and looking forward to a bright future together filled with love and happiness. This has now been cruelly taken away. To move forward through this we will try to do what we believe Carly would want and that is to love, cherish and support each other. The support received from family, friends and people we don’t know has been overwhelming and has been a great comfort to us all. Carly, may you soar with the angels and we pray with all our hearts that this evil, and such disregard for human life, will end so no other family will feel the pain that we do today and always will."

– Carly Lovett's family
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