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Prince Charles has written a personal letter to loved ones of MH17 crash victim, Liam Sweeney.
The 28-year-old’s father Barry said he was "very grateful” to receive the signed letter from the Price of Wales and his wife Camilla.
The Prince has offered his condolences to the 52-year-old and his family, who live in North Tyneside.
Sunderland fans have set up a fundraising page on behalf of two fans of rival team Newcastle United who died in the MH17 plane crash.
Here are the 10 Britons who died on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Two Newcastle fans travelling to watch the team play in a pre-season tour of New Zealand were on board flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine.