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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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University pays tribute to 'excellent' student on MH17

Tributes have been paid to a British university student killed in the Malaysia Airlines tragedy in eastern Ukraine.

Loughborough University student Ben Pocock was aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane Credit: Facebook/ Ben Pocock

Ben Pocock, a second year international business degree student at Loughborough University, had been heading to Australia. A university spokeswoman said they were "saddened" to hear of his death:

Ben was an excellent student and on course to gain a first class degree. He was also a fine athlete, who played on the university athletic union's Ultimate Frisbee team and won their Player of the Year honour.

– Loughborough Univresity spokeswoman

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