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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 evacuates 11,000 tourists from Sharm in 24 hours

Russia has evacuated 11,000 tourists from Sharm el-Sheikh in the last 24 hours, according to Deputy Prime Ninister Arkady Dvorkovich.

More Russian holidaymakers are expected to be brought back on Sunday, he told the Russian Information Agency (RIA).

Around 80,000 Russians were stranded in Egypt after the Kremlin had grounded all flights to the country on Friday following the crash of a Russian airliner in the Sinai Peninsula.

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