Advertisement

  1. National

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.

View all 92 updates ›

First British tourists land safely at Gatwick from Sharm

The first flight bringing home stranded British travellers from Sharm el-Sheikh has landed at London Gatwick.

Of 20 flights planned to depart the resort today, the Egyptian authorities have only allowed eight to take off due to limited capacity at the resort's airport.

More on this story