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More bodies of Tunisia beach attack victims return

The bodies of eight Britons killed in the Tunisian beach atrocity have been repatriation to the UK today.

Scott Chalkley, Sue Davey, Ray Fisher and Angela Fisher were killed in the beach attack Credit: ITV News

Among those on board were Scott Chalkley, from Derby, his partner Sue Davey and Leicester couple Ray and Angela Fisher.

The five remaining bodies of British victims will be repatriated tomorrow.

Stop and search powers authorised

Police officers were given stop and search powers Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Police officers were authorised to use stop and search powers in an area of Leicester overnight up until 6am this morning.

The powers were approved for use in the areas of Coleman Road, Wakerley Road and part of the A6 and A47, until 6am this morning.

This enables officers to search for offensive weapons or dangerous instruments, to prevent incidents of serious violence.


Ex-Leicester star Gary Lineker angered over Pearson sacking

Former Leicester star Gary Lineker has reacted angrily to the sacking of manager Nigel Pearson.

He took to twitter to vent his frustrations. The club revealed in a statement earlier this evening that the decision was made due to "fundamental differences in perspective".

Leicester City statement on Nigel Pearson sacking

It's been revealed tonight that Nigel Pearson has been sacked from his position as Leicester City manager.

The club have released a statement on their website revealing the decision was made due to the "fundamental differences in perspective".

Nigel Pearson Credit: Leicester City FC

The Board of Directors recognises the success Nigel has helped to bring to Leicester City during his two spells in charge of the Club, particularly during the last three and a half years. However, it has become clear to the Club that fundamental differences in perspective exist between us. Regrettably, the Club believes that the working relationship between Nigel and the Board is no longer viable."

– Leicester City statement

..Leicester City’s owners, Vichai and Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, and the Board of Directors would like to place on record their thanks to Nigel for the considerable contribution he has made during his time with the Club and wish him well in the future. Craig Shakespeare and Steve Walsh will take charge of first team duties while the Club begins its recruitment of a new manager.

– Leicester City statement
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