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Nearly 10,000 Brits flown home from Sharm el-Sheikh

Nearly 10,000 people have been flown back to the UK from Sharm el-Sheikh following the Russian jet crash.

The Department for Transport said more than 9,600 had been brought home since Friday.

Around 20,000 Britons were at the Egyptian resort when flights were suspended over security fears.

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Ambassador heckled as he updates stranded Brits

Britain's Ambassador to Egypt was heckled by angry passengers in Sharm el-Sheikh as he addressed crowds of stranded Brits waiting at the airport to board flights home.

Questions from stranded Britons like "When are we going home?" and "Why is he talking to them (journalists)? were directed to John Casson as he tried to address a pack of reporters

The ambassador, who has confirmed that Egyptian authorities have not halted flights entering the airport to take Britons home, said the aim was to "get as many people home as soon as possible".

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