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Teen boy pleads guilty to urging terrorists to kill police

A 15-year-old boy from Blackburn has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to inciting terrorism by encouraging the murder of police officers during an Anzac Day parade in Australia.

The youngster, who cannot be named for legal reasons, entered his plea via video link from Manchester Crown Court.

Wearing a grey shirt and tie, the boy spoke only to plead guilty.

The charge states that between March 15 2014 and March 26 the boy incited a person to commit an act of terrorism wholly or partly outside the UK, namely the murder of police officers during an attack on a parade to commemorate Anzac Day in Australia.

A second charge of inciting terrorism overseas in relation to beheading a person in Australia was dropped by the prosecution

Funeral of Blackpool couple killed in Tunisian massacre

They were described as the couple that you wished you lived next door to.

That was one of the many tributes to Dennis and Elaine Thwaites who were killed in the Tunisia terror attack.

Their funeral was held in Lytham, in the sunshine with people in the town stopping as the cortege passed.

Victoria Grimes reports.

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Former Birmingham City footballers attend funeral of Tunisian shooting victims Denis and Elaine Thwaites

The funeral's taking place for a couple from Blackpool who were killed in the Tunisia beach attacks.

Former footballer Denis Thwaites and his wife Elaine were gunned down died along with 37 others in Sousse last month.

Family and friends paid their respects to the couple at the service at Fairhaven United Reformed Church in Lytham.

Former Birmingham City footballer Alan Campbell described Denis as "a fun person to be with."

Funeral takes place of Blackpool couple killed in Tunisian massacre

Order of funeral service of Denis and Elaine Thwaites Credit: ITV Granada

The funeral is taking place of a Blackpool couple who were killed in the Tunisia beach massacre.

The service for Denis and Elaine Thwaites is being held at Fairhaven United Reform Church in Lytham St Annes

Fairhaven United Reform Church in Lytham St Annes Credit: ITV Granada

The funeral service is taking place

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Blackpool couple still missing after Tunisia attack

There's still no official word about a couple from Blackpool who've been missing in Tunisia since a gunman went on the rampage and killed 38 holidaymakers.

Elaine and Denis Thwaites were staying at the hotel in Sousse where guests came under attack on Friday. It's thought up to 30 Britons may have been killed.

In the last few hours, the Prime Minister has declared a national minute of silence for the victims on Friday.

Many of those who survived have been talking of their ordeal. Our correspondent Rob Smith has the latest:

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