Scottish residents held captive in Algeria 'safe and well'

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says a number of Scottish residents who had been held captive in Algeria have been confirmed as "safe and well".

First Minister Alex Salmond
First Minister Alex Salmond Credit: Press Association

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Fourth Algeria victim named

A fourth British victim of the Algerian siege was named today as efforts continued to repatriate their bodies. The Foreign Office issued a statement from the family of Sebastian John which said he would be eternally missed.