Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond will lead British efforts in Brussels today to persuade European Union counterparts to further ratchet up sanctions on Moscow in an effort to force Russian president Vladimir Putin to change tack.
Earlier today, a UK expert was said to have been among international representatives waiting to start the process of identifying the remains when they arrive in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
Thousands of online users have taken to social media to call for the victims of the Malaysian airliner crash to be returned to loved ones.
United States intelligence officials admitted that they do not know who fired the surface-to-air missile that downed flight MH17.
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