Hammond believes Britons on board Malaysia plane

Foreign secretary Philip Hammond said tonight he believes there were British nationals among the 295 people on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 but does not have detailed information as to the exact number.

ITV News was told by Malaysia Airlines that nine Britons are believed to be among the dead.

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Investigators to examine second black box from MH17

Air investigators are to examine a second black box which was recovered from flight MH17 today. The data could reveal if the pilots were aware of a missile coming towards the plane and what happened in the last few seconds of the flight if they were able to speak.