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Tributes pour in for British man killed in Air Algerie crash

Tributes have poured in for David Morgan, the British teacher who is understood to have been killed when the Air Algerie flight crashed in Mali.

PE teacher Andy Vasily posted tweeted: "RIP Dave Morgan. Truly tragic. Prayers to his family and other victims."


Former @nischina teacher killed in Algerian plane crash. RIP Dave Morgan. Truly tragic. Prayers to his family and other victims.

He added that Mr Morgan had previously worked at Nanjing International School in eastern China.

Others including Hanri de Swardt from South Africa, paid their respects on Facebook.

De Swardt, a fellow teacher, wrote: "Rest in peace Captain Dave Masher Morgan. Thanks for all the support and help in Lusaka. You will always be in my thoughts. God bless."

She added: "Remember the nice evening at Brentwood with all our last food before leaving Zambia."

Another teacher Annabelle Mambwe from the Luanda International School, in Angola, wrote: "Just lost a teacher colleague in the Algiers disaster. Dave Morgan!! He was Denise's Maths teacher...such an easy-go-fella! These planes falling from the sky are getting to me!"

Protestors gather in Manchester

A demonstration is taking place by pro Palestinian protestors in Manchester. Around 200 people have gathered in the Market Street and King Street area. They've been met by a small counter demonstration. Police have been unable to confirm if there have been any arrests.

Protestors in Manchester
Protestors face police Credit: GTV
More protestors
Some protestors staged a sit down protest Credit: GTV


Police believe witnesses hold vital clues in Bolton attack

Detectives investigating a possible assault on a man from Bolton believe witnesses could provide vital information. The 49 year old was found with serious head injuries early yesterday - he's fighting for his life in hospital. Police are working on the theory that he was walking his dog at the time.

The scene in Bolton
The man was found near the junction of Chorley Old Road and Chorley New road Credit: GTV
The scene this morning
Officers found the man early yesterday Credit: GTV
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