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Body found in search for British hiker

“To know that he’s not been able to respond for the last few days is actually really good relief”. Mr Myers’ wife, Kim, is too upset to speak about it, he said. ‘Poor visibility’ Mr Myers, who had recently moved to New Zealand from the UK, had been hiking the Tararua Northern Crossing, a popular trek that can take up to five days. He sent a text to his wife on 30 May – police now believe he died later that day. Police search and rescue incident controller Sergeant Tony…

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Can fans afford the Champions League final?

Image Copyright @HeadonMatt @HeadonMatt Image Copyright @MetroMayorSteve @MetroMayorSteve Report Report Easyjet has put on extra flights or bigger aircraft to meet demand for previous big sporting events – and the company says it is looking at what is possible this time around. Skyscanner, the travel search engine, says it saw a 3015% surge in flights from the UK to Madrid following Liverpool’s third goal on Tuesday. Are there special flights for fans? There are chartered flights but these aren’t cheap either. Thomas Cook Sport is organising flights for Liverpool fans…

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No-fault evictions to be banned

Where does rent hit young people hardest? ‘No water and rodents’ among student housing gripes First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced similar plans for Wales, while in Scotland new rules requiring landlords to give a reason for ending tenancies were introduced in 2017. There are no plans in Northern Ireland to end no-fault evictions where a fixed-term tenancy has come to an end. ‘Peace of mind’ Housing Secretary James Brokenshire said that evidence showed so-called Section 21 evictions were one of the biggest causes of family homelessness. He told BBC…

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Most popular places for a walk revealed

With a develop station in the village connecting it to Stockport and Sheffield, Edale’s popularity is also boosted by being accessible to people without a vehicle, he said. The top five starting points for walkers in Britain are 😛 TAGEND Edale, Peak District Fairholmes, Peak District Pen-y-Pass, Snowdonia Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Yorkshire Dales Ambleside, Lake District Image caption Two of Britain’s favourite places to start a walk were in the Peak District Image caption The top of Snowdon is one of the busiest places for walkers Image caption Horton-in-Ribblesdale was a popular…

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Missing Briton died in ‘tragic accident’

‘Loved sunrises’ He said Ms Shaw had been fasting and she may have passed out or fallen “due to her lack of uptake of food and fluid”. He added: “She was very much a nature buff and idolized sunups, so it seems quite conceivable that she went up the mountain to greet the sunup, shedding attire as she went.” Body found in search for missing Briton Drones used in Guatemala search Family ‘desperate’ over missing Briton Image caption Catherine Shaw has hitherto visited Mexico and California Image caption Ms Shaw’s…

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