A couple stranded in India with their newborn surrogate twins because of the continuing delays at the UK Passport Office.
Kiran and Bina Salvi say they've waited eight weeks for passports as the service admitted almost half a million people's applications are still being processed.
The twin babies have aready been awarded UK citizenship.
But the Government's closure of overseas offices has seen a backlog at British centres like Liverpool.
Ann O'Connor reports.
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