Thousands give 'thumbs up' for fundraiser Stephen Sutton

Thousands of people have posed with their 'thumbs up' in memory of Stephen Sutton, who raised over £4 million for the Teenage Cancer Trust. A vigil for the teenager is being held at Lichfield Cathedral.

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Over 11,000 tweets posted in one hour for Sutton

Twitter said more than 11,000 tweets, containing the hashtag #ThumbsUpForStephen, have been posted within an hour this morning.

People took to twitter to share their support and give their 'thumbs up' in honour of the cancer campaigner Stephen Sutton, from Staffordshire.

Within a day more than 18,000 tweets have been posted in memory of the teenager who raised over £4 million for the Teenage Cancer Trust. Credit: PA

Within a day more than 18,000 tweets have been posted while a vigil for the teenager, who raised over £4 million for the Teenage Cancer Trust, is being held at Lichfield Cathedral.

Those who have tweeted so far included comedian Sarah Millican, Dragons' Den star Kelly Hoppen and actress Shobna Gulati.

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