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MH17 crash: Funeral 'to celebrate' life of Liam Sweeney

21 August 2014 Last updated at 05:59 BST

The father of Liam Sweeney, who was killed in the Malaysia Airlines plane disaster in Ukraine, has said his son's funeral will be a celebration of his life.

Barry Sweeney paid tribute to the support he had received from friends and Newcastle United Football Club, which held a minute's silence for his son and fellow fan and victim John Alder, ahead of the team's match against Manchester City on Sunday.

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