The body of a 22-year-old father of twins from Worthing, West Sussex, has been flown home. Guardsman Michael Roland, from 1st Bn Grenadier Guards was killed during a patrol in the Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand Province. He has been repatriated to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire this afternoon.
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Wednesday's lunch-time weather for the east
Wednesday's lunchtime weather for the west
From Faversham to Portsmouth - your photos recording the hot temperatures across the region today.