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Northamptonshire sisters to fly back from the Philippines with seriously ill father

Peter Robinson is almost completely paralysed. Credit: The Robinson's.

Two sisters from Northamptonshire who flew to the Philippines to bring home their seriously ill father are flying back with him today.

Peter Robinson is almost completely paralysed after having a stroke in June.

Dianne Sutton and Dale Robertson, Peter's daughters. Credit: ITV News Anglia

His family have raised more than £20,000 to pay for flights and medical bills.

They say people have been incredibly generous.

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Reports: Malaysian man charged with students' murder

The British inquests into the students' deaths have been opened and adjourned Credit: Facebook

A Malaysian fishmonger has been charged with murdering two british medical students in Malaysia, according to AFP reports.

Neil Dalton, from Belper in Derbyshire, and Aidan Brunger, both 22, were killed after an apparent row in a bar, in Kuching, Borneo.

Five Malaysian men were arrested over the deaths. One of the suspects, 23-year-old Zulkipli Abdullah, was charged with murder, according to reports from The Star daily.

The charge carries a mandatory death penalty. No plea was recorded.

Midland pork farmers under pressure to lower prices

Pork farmers are under pressure to find new markets Credit: Ingo Wagner/DPA/Press Association Images

Midland pork farmers will face pressure to lower prices because of Russia's ban on food imports from a number of Western countries.

Experts say the ban is expected to increase the supply of pork on world markets. The ban bars imports from countries which have imposed sanctions on Russia.

Inquest into deaths of students in Borneo adjourned

Neil Dalton (left) and Aidan Brunger (right) were stabbed to death in Borneo Credit: Facebook

An inquest into the deaths of two medical students stabbed in Borneo has been held today.

Neil Dalton, from Ambergate, Derbyshire, and Aidan Brunger, of Kent, were killed after a row in a bar while working at a hospital in Kuching on August 6.

Four local men have admitted to the killings, according to Malaysian Police.

The hearing into the deaths of the two 22-year-old students was opened and adjourned today at the Derby and South Derbyshire Coroner's Court.

Inquest into deaths of students in Borneo to begin

Neil Dalton (left) and Aidan Brunger (right) were stabbed to death in Borneo Credit: Facebook

An inquest into two medical students stabbed to death in Borneo is due to begin later.

Neil Dalton, from Ambergate, in Derbyshire, and Aidan Brunger, of Kent, were killed after a row in a bar while working at a hospital in Kuching on August 6.

Four local men have admitted the killings, according to Malaysian Police.

A fifth man, aged 55, has also been arrested in connection with the incident.

The hearing into the deaths of the two 22-year-old Newcastle University students will be held at the Derby and South Derbyshire Coroner's Court.

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Students stabbed in Malaysia made honorary doctors

Medical students Neil Dalton, left and Aidan Brunger, were fatally stabbed in Malaysia Credit: ITV News Central

A medical student from Derbyshire who was stabbed to death while on placement in Malaysia is to a receive his degree posthumously.

Neil Dalton from Belper, and fellow student Aidan Brunger from Kent, were killed after a fight at a bar in Borneo on August 6.

The 22-year-olds were both students at Newcastle University, and it has confirmed they will both get their MBBS degrees which will mean they have the title Dr.

Four men have admitted killing the students, and another man has been arrested.

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Up to 700 Brits 'fighting with Islamist militants'

MP for Stratford on Avon Nadhim Zahawi is on a visit to Kurdistan in northern Iraq Credit: David Jones/PA Wire

Iraq-born Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi has said that local leaders in northern Iraq estimate that between 500 and 700 Britons are fighting with the Islamist militants.

He told Channel 4 News that he was seeking further information after a high-ranking official told him one had been found "with a Liverpool Football Club membership card" and another carrying a different UK-related membership card.

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