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Tunisia inquests to hear evidence on two East Midlanders

The inquests into the deaths of 30 British people in the Tunisian beach terror attacks continue to hear evidence about East Midlanders today.

Lincoln University student Carly Lovett was on holiday with her fiance when she was killed Credit: ITV News Central

Details about Carly Lovett from Lincolnshire and John Stollery from Walesby in Nottinghamshire are being given to the hearing.

They were killed when gunman Seifeddine Rezgui went on a killing spree, shooting tourists in Sousse on June 26 2015.

John Stollery worked at Nottinghamshire County Council for 33 years Credit: Family handout

John Stollery's family say they hope the inquest will raise awareness of what happened, and has outcomes which will help "lessons being learnt".

They believe "proactive changes" are required to make sure the same does not happen again.


Stratford MP in favour of President Trump visit

The Iraqi born Stratford Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi says he is in favour of President Trump being given a state visit to Britain.

It comes despite the controversy over the President's travel ban on seven nations which the MP feared would mean that having been born in Baghdad he could not travel to see his two sons who are studying in the US.

But recent clarification from the Foreign office confirms the ban does not apply to British citizens. The MP says he has no objection to a State visit from the President.

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