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Prince Harry honours 31 Britons massacred on holiday

It’s been a year since planes carrying British tourists started taking off once more, bound for Tunisia.

Prince Harry has stood with families on Monday as they remember those who didn’t come back from their holiday there.

Tour operators cancelled flights to the North African country in 2015 after two terrorist attacks which left 31 British tourists dead.

The first incident happened in the capital Tunis in March.

Twenty people were killed in an attack at the Bardo Museum - it was the country’s most popular cultural attraction.

One of those who died was British, and then Sousse happened.

The names of the victims are engraved on the memorial in Birmingham. Credit: ITV News

At the beach resort in June, a lone gunman walked along the sand and shot dead a total of 38 people.

The highest number of victims was British and the UK returned 30 bodies from that attack.

Planes might now be carrying tourists back to Tunisia in increasing numbers - but work has been going on since the attack to provide the families of those killed with somewhere to remember them.

Prince Harry has stood with those families on Monday at a park in Birmingham and unveil the country’s official memorial to the British lives lost in Tunisia. Credit: PA

Prince Harry has stood with those families on Monday at a park in Birmingham and unveil the country’s official memorial to the British lives lost in Tunisia.

It’s been placed in the city to give the greatest access to as many of the families as possible.

The names of those who lost their lives in Tunisia have been engraved on the memorial. Credit: ITV News

The Duke of Sussex has joined a dedication ceremony with relatives at the site which overlooks the boating lake in Cannon Hill Park.

The memorial, called "Infinite Wave" is made up of 31 individual streams - one for each of those killed.

The official advice from the UK’s Foreign Office has said security has been improved.

And the numbers of tourists returning to Tunisia is increasing, an estimated 75,000 went on holiday there last year.

But, Prince Harry and the families have paused and remembered a very dark moment in which so many innocent tourists lost their lives.