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World's media joins search in Kos

Television crews and reporters from all over the world join the police team in Greece. Credit: Calendar

News organisations from across the world have sent crews and reporters to Kos in Greece to follow the progress of South Yorkshire Police, as they search for clues relating to the disappearance of Ben Needham.

Ben, who was just 21 months old at the time, went missing on July 24, 1991, when his mum Kerry, from Sheffield, left him with her parents Eddie and Christine while she went to work in a hotel.

Today an excavation of the site where some investigators believe Ben may have been buried in rubble, has begun.

Otley plumber detained in Greece arrives home

A plumber from West Yorkshire locked up in one of Greece's toughest jails for crimes he didn't commit has finally been able to return home.

Fran Prenga has now been reunited with his family in Otley after being falsely accused of more than 70 armed robberies and held behind bars for 6 months. He says he was surrounded by dangerous criminals and is going to the European Court of Human Rights to seek compensation.


Otley man found innocent - but he's still being held in Greek jail

Fran Prenger

A plumber from Otley is still being held in a Greek jail despite being found innocent 7 days ago. Fran Prenga has been in prison for more than five months. He was accused of 70 armed robberies after being a victim of mistaken identity.

A paperwork blunder means he could have to stay in jail for several months.

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