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Tappin appears in US Court

Christopher Tappin, the retired British businessman extradited to the US accused of exporting electric batteries to Iran, has made his first appearance in a US court.

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Elaine Tappin's: 'While my husband's in America please be kind to him'

Elaine Tappin spoke to reporters after she appeared before the Home Affairs Select Committee to talk about her husband Christopher Tappin's extradition.

She said he was very worried about him and his mental health.

Asked by a reporter if she had a message for President Obama and the US, Mrs Tappin said:

"Please be kind to him, don't treat him unjustly, and let him have his day in court quickly so he can come home to us."

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