Flowers outside the taxi office where Mr Henning used to work
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'Heartbreak' in Alan Henning's home town

The BBC has been speaking to people in Eccles, the home town of murdered hostage Alan Henning, about their reaction to his killing.

A video purporting to show the Mr Henning being beheaded has been released by Islamic State (IS) militants.

Taxi driver Mr Henning was on his fourth aid mission to Syria in December when he was kidnapped minutes after arriving in the country.

  • 04 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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