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Sharm el-Sheikh situation 'chaotic and distressing', says Midlands holidaymaker

A mother who was stranded in Egypt after flights back to the UK were suspended over terrorism concerns says the experience was chaotic and distressing.

Kerrie Spencer, who is six months pregnant and from Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire, was one of thousands of British holidaymakers stuck at Sharm el-Sheikh airport. Phil Brewster reports.

Former Worcestershire cricketer Tom Graveney dies

Tom Graveney in the practice nets in 1953 Credit: PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The former Worcestershire and Gloucestershire cricketer Tom Graveney has died aged 88.

He played for Gloucestershire between 1948 and 1960, as Worcestershire from 1961-70.

Graveney also captained England, making 11 centuries in 79 Test matches, scoring 4,882 runs, averaging 44.38.

Tom Graveney, taken in 2012 Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

He was also appointed president of the MCC in 2005, and honorary member of the Lord's club.

Both his former clubs in the Midlands have paid tribute to him on Twitter:


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