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The family of one of the teenage victims killed in a car crash in Swindon yesterday has been taken by police officers to the scene of the tragedy.
18-year-old Shaya Rae Leigh was killed after the car they were travelling in plunged into undergrowth at the side of a road in Swindon, police said. Her family today laid floral tributes at the spot.
Inspector Paul Longden from Wiltshire Police escorted the relatives. He said: “We have appointed family liaison officers to help the families through this terrible time and Shaya’s family asked their officer if they could go to the place where the car left the road.
"The family spent about 25 minutes at the scene”.
Police have appealed to the public not to attempt to stop on the A419 because of the risk of a serious accident on the busy dual carriageway.
Midfielder Paul Scholes has been brought on as a substitute in Manchester United's match against West Brom.
This is Scholes' 718th and final game before his retirement.
He was booked for "unsporting behaviour" following a tackle on Claudio Yacob.
Manchester United fans have shown their support for incoming manager David Moyes, who is set to take over the role after today's final match of the season.
The Foreign Office is investigating reports that a British man has been arrested on suspicion of slitting the throats of his two children in France.
The bodies of the children, said to be aged five and 10, were discovered in a flat near Lyon yesterday afternoon, according to local reports.
We understand that a British national has been arrested in France. We’re in contact with the French authorities and await the outcome of their investigation. We stand ready to provide consular assistance.
A 48-year-old British man has admitted to killing his two young children by slitting their throats in the central French city of Lyon, prosecutors told Agence France Press agency.
The divorced and unemployed father confessed that he had slain his five-year-old daughter and 10-year-old son "but did not go into details of the motive," they said.
The Chamonix mountain rescue force said the British skier could have fallen up to 1,000 metres down the north face of the Aiguille du Midi mountain.
Captain Patrice Ribes said the man and his fellow skier - who he met on the internet to arrange the excursion - would have faced driving winds of up to 100km per hour and heavy snow as they clambered back up the mountain last night.
– Captain Patrice Ribes of the Chamonix mountain rescue force
They set off earlier in the day together but then the weather turned bad.
There was a storm and so they decided to turn around and walk back to the cable car.
They left their skies on the mountain and started to climb. The British man fell from the north face at around 9pm.
He would have been exhausted from the climb. The winds were very high and the visibility, poor.
We do not know exactly how he fell. We have not found his body.
The parents of five year-old Chloe Johnson have spoken to ITV London about the tragedy.
Chloe was found dead after going to play in a pool at the resort in Sharm-El-Sheikh.
Her parents say they were not given any professional help and were left for hours before an ambulance came to take her body away.
Rafael Benitez and David Moyes took charge of their final games for Chelsea and Everton, respectively, in today's Barclays Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester United-bound Moyes named a side showing one change for his 427th and last match as Toffees boss, with Steven Naismith drafted in for Leon Osman.
Benitez, whose contract as interim boss ends following next week's tour to the United States, made two changes as his side sought a victory which would secure third place and automatic qualification for next season's Champions League.
A British skier died while tackling a famous off-piste glacier in the French Alps, local police said.
The man was out with another skier when they were caught in a bad storm as they descended the challenging Vallee Blanche near Chamonix.
The British man, who has yet to be identified, plunged down the north face of the Aiguille du Midi mountain after the pair decided to return to the cable car because of dangerously high winds and blizzards.
He plummeted to his death at around 9pm following a long climb back up towards the ski lift.
Mountain rescue teams have yet to recover the skier's body.