Newcastle United fans killed on flight MH17

Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder were killed in a Malaysia Airline plane crash over Ukraine. They were on their way to support their team.

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Full report: MH17 family meets with Prime Minister

Barry Sweeney (red shirt), father of victim Liam Sweeney, is among those meeting the PM. Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The family of Newcastle United fan Liam Sweeney - who was killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash - has met the Prime Minister David Cameron today to discuss the investigation into the incident.

Barry Sweeney, Liam's father, together with his mother and other family members, left for London from Newcastle Central station early this morning for this afternoon's meeting.

They were also representing the family of John Alder, another fan who died on the flight.

Our correspondent Gregg Easteal joined the Sweeney famliy and has the hour-by-hour story of what was a difficult and emotional day.

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