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Egypt plane crash investigators '90% sure' it was a bomb

Egypt plane crash investigators "90% sure" the explosion heard on the black box recording of the Russian flight was a bomb, a member of the investigation team told Reuters.

A memorial service for the 224 victims of the crash was be held in St Petersburg today.

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EasyJet will operate 10 flights out of Sharm on Friday

Ten easyJet flights will leave Sharm el-Sheikh on Friday. Credit: PA

EasyJet will resume scheduled flights out of Sharm el-Sheikh on Friday and operate six extra flights, the budget airline announced on Thursday.

Two flights delayed from Wednesday will also leave the airport on Friday, meaning there will be 10 easyJet planes leaving Sharm.

All easyJet passenger flights from the UK to Sharm el Sheikh remain suspended until November 12.

“Following the decision by the UK Government to allow UK airlines to fly aircraft into Sharm el-Sheikh from tomorrow in order to repatriate customers, easyJet can confirm it plans to resume its scheduled flights tomorrow," an easyJet spokesman said.

“The airline also plans to operate six additional flights tomorrow from Sharm el-Sheikh in order to bring home all the customers who have been affected by the suspension of flying on 4 and 5 November."

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