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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.

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Osborne: Tougher Russia sanctions being considered

George Osborne said the Government will consider imposing further sanctions on Russia if it does not cooperate with investigators following the downing of flight MH17.

The Chancellor told Good Morning Britain: "Russia of course controls access to this part of Ukraine - I think that is an open secret."

"Why does it matter? It matters for our security and our economy," he said. "We've got to live in a world where international borders are respected, where commercial airlines aren't at risk of being shot down."

"When you do sanctions of course there's always a potential for that to have an economic impact on you, but you've got to consider the much bigger economic impact if you don't act."

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