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Memorial service for Norwich man killed in Algeria

Sebastian John from Norwich died in January 2013

A memorial service for a former Norwich schoolboy killed in a terrorist attack in Algeria is to take place today.

26-year-old Sebastian John died in the attack at the In Amenas gas plant last month. He was an engineer who began work for BP last year and arrived in Algeria a week before the crisis.

The memorial service is due to take place at Norwich Cathedral this afternoon.


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Plane makes emergency landing at Norwich Airport

A plane has had to make an emergency landing at Norwich Airport.

The pilot on the flight from Amsterdam took action after a cockpit warning.

The aircraft landed safely and there were no injuries.

Holt Road was closed while the plane landed as a safety precaution.

Passengers are being warned that there may be residual delays to flights in and out of Norwich Airport.

Swansea supporter arrested for racist gesture

Swansea City confirmed one of their supporters has been arrested for allegedly making a racist gesture towards Norwich defender Sebastien Bassong during their 4-3 Barclays Premier League defeat at the Liberty Stadium.

The incident took place after Robert Snodgrass had scored Norwich's fourth goal from a free-kick in the 77th minute.

Bassong, who had scored earlier in the game, went to celebrate with his team-mates but quickly motioned to referee Howard Webb that he believed he had been the victim of a racist gesture


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