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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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Russia urged to suspend all passenger flights to Egypt

Russia has been urged to suspend all passenger flights to Egypt until it knows what caused a crash in which 224 people died.

Alexander Bortnikov, head of Russia's FSB security service, said: "Until we know the real reasons for what happened, I consider it expedient to stop Russian flights to Egypt. Above all, this concerns tourist routes."

The Kremlin was not immediately available to comment.

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