Mark Austin

ITV News presenter

Mark is a multi-award winning journalist who co-presents the ITV Evening News. He has twice won the RTS award for Presenter of the Year.

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Pope Francis prays for the dead and survivors in Tacloban

Pope Francis was met with storms as he arrived in the central Philippines city of Tacloban to pray for the dead and comfort survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, the country's worst natural disaster that killed 6,300 people barely a year ago.

Pope Francis prays for the dead and survivors in Tacloban. Credit: PA

Tens of thousands of people wearing yellow raincoats cheered when Francis emerged from his plane in the coastal city of Tacloban 650 km (400 miles) southeast of Manila in steady rain and strong winds.

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