Actor Brad Pitt is seeking joint custody of his six children in his split from Angelina Jolie, court filings show.

The move comes after Ms Jolie asked for full physical custody of all the children, who are aged eight to 15.

Ms Jolie cited “irreconcilable differences” when she filed to end the marriage on 19 September.

Reports suggest that Mr Pitt is being investigated over an incident with his eldest son Maddox on a plane.

A child welfare agency in Los Angeles is examining what happened during the incident on a private flight in mid-September, US media say.

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