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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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Separate piece of intelligence grounded Egypt flights

Claims of responsibility by so-called Islamic State were dismissed at first, but reports that sounds of an explosion may have been captured on a flight recorder have prompted a rethink.

It was thought that intelligence officials at GCHQ intercepted messages between IS members in Sinai and Syria, but News at Ten can now reveal that it was separate intelligence that prompted the British government to ground flights on Wednesday.

ITV News Correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports that aviation attacks may have become the ambition of so-called Islamic State.

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