The Prime Minister has confirmed that three British nationals have been killed in the Algerian hostage crisis. A further three and one UK resident are believed to be dead.
David Cameron said he has spoken to his Algerian counterpart this morning and that the hostage situation is now over.
David Cameron warned that north Africa is becoming a "magnet for jihadists" as he announced help to tackle the terror threat in the region.
A British man from Aberdeenshire has spoken to ITV News about his dramatic escape from militants and his concern for some of his colleagues.
Stephen McFaul, one of dozens of hostages taken by Islamist fighters at gas plant in Algeria, is due to arrive back in Belfast later today.