Jeremy Forrest's lawyer: Extradition decision 'was as expected'

After a French court agreed to Jeremy Forrest's extradition to the UK, his lawyer, Daniel Lalanne, said:

"The decision was as expected. Jeremy Forrest will be handed over to the British authorities with his agreement".

Mr Lalanne said he had no say in the logistics of his return but that it would happen "quickly".

"I cannot be more specific than that," he said.

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Teacher awaits extradition

Runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest is due back in the UK after going on the run with his 15-year-old pupil. The 30-year-old married amateur musician is understood to be at a French airport awaiting a flight.