A BP worker, who has returned to the UK after being rescued during the hostage situation at a gas plant in Algeria, has paid tribute to colleagues killed during the siege by Islamic militants.
Peter Hunter, 53, from Durham, said:
I believe I was fortunate. I guess you could say I was not in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Paul Morgan was a jovial guy, just happy.
Kenny Whiteside used to play the bagpipes. Occasionally he would have his kilt on. I used to sit on the step there and he used to say, 'I do requests'. He was a lovely, lovely man.
It's just very sad.
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.