Air accident investigators from the UK are heading to Nepal to investigate the plane crash which killed seven Britons.
A group of British tourists are among 19 people who died today in a plane crash in Nepal.
The Walking with the Wounded charity expedition to Mount Everest began with a six-mile trek in the Himalayas.
A man has been charged with two counts of torture allegedly perpetrated during the Nepal Civil War, police said.
He is charged with the torture of two people at the Gorusinghe Army Barracks in Kapilvastu, Nepal between 15 April and 31 October 2005.
He is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on 5 January.
Counter terror officers today arrested a 46-year-old man in Sussex over alleged torture committed during the conflict in Nepal, Scotland Yard said.
A police statement said:
Officers from the Metropolitan Police Service have today [Thursday 3 January] arrested a man in connection with torture allegedly committed during the Nepali Civil War.
At 07:19 detectives arrested a 46-year-old man at a residential address in St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, on suspicion of torture contrary to Section 134 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988.
He was taken to a police station in Sussex where he remains in custody.Searches are ongoing at a residential address in St Leonards-on-Sea.
The investigation is being led by the Counter Terrorism Command, who have responsibility for investigating alleged war crimes and human rights abuses, and relates to allegations of torture committed in Nepal in 2005.
The father of Ben Ogden paid tribute to his "spirited" son killed in a plane crash in Nepal on Wednesday. Andrew Ogden told The Daily Telegraph:
"We are all absolutely devastated. He was very spirited and this is something that he wanted to do. We used to talk about the trip as his big adventure before knuckling down to some serious work.
He was very excited by the prospect of doing something that not many people had done. I have always been the most incredibly proud father."
The group of seven British trekkers who were killed in Nepal on Wednesday have been named. They were due to begin trekking the Himalayas yesterday.
- Raymond Eagle, 58, from Macclesfield Cheshire
- Timothy Oakes, 57 from Winwick, near Warrington
- Vincent Kelly, 50, from Lostock, Bolton
- Darren Kelly, 45, from Bolton but living in village of Isle, Whithorn
- Christopher Davey, 51, from Northampton
- Stephen Holding, 60, from Stoke-on-Trent
- Benjamin Ogden, 27, from London
Five Chinese people, three Nepalese passengers and four crew members were also killed. Initial reports suggest the accident was caused by a bird strike.
Air accident investigators from the UK are heading to Nepal to help authorities investigate the plane crash which killed seven Brits.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said it would send two staff to take part in a probe into the air disaster which killed all 19 people on board.
Raymond Eagle, 58, was one of seven British men who died in a plane crash in Nepal on Friday.
Tributes have poured in for the seven British men who died in a Nepal plane crash today.
Timothy Oakes, 57, died alongside Raymond Eagle, 58, Christopher Davey, 51, Vincent Kelly, 50, Darren Kelly, 45, Stephen Holding, 60, and Benjamin Ogden, 27.
Mr Holding was a member of Bremex Mountaineering and Climbing Club.
Club member Matt Morton described him as someone who always had time for others.
I would just say he was a gentle giant of a man.
He was tall, quietly spoken and just a genuinely nice chap - he was always interested in what other people were doing and always happy to have a chat.
Angie Gaunt, wife of Timothy Oakes, who was one of seven British tourists killed in a plane crash in Nepal today, has described how she first heard news of the crash.
She told ITV Granada that she heard an early report on the radio and "instantly I knew there was a huge possibility they were talking about him.
Timothy's daughter, Joanne Oakes, said her father's motto in life was "just do it" and he always made her see the best in everything.
Mountaineer Timothy Oakes was one of seven British tourists killed in today's plane crash in Nepal.
Earlier today, his wife Angie Gaunt said:
"He was going because he always wanted to see Everest. It was the trip of a lifetime, he had always wanted to do it. If you love the mountains, it is the ultimate."