A team of British police officers has arrived on the Greek island of Kos to examine a mound of earth and rubble close to where Yorkshire toddler Ben Needham went missing 21 years ago.
The officers are leading a group of specialist search advisers who will be supporting
the Greek authorities as they decide whether to excavate the mound. Ben, from Sheffield, vanished on the island in July 1991, when he was 21 months old, after his mother and grandparents moved there. A Calendar reporting team is on site as police prepare to start .
Cadaver dogs, specially trained to pick up the scent of human remains, are being used on farmland where Ben Needham was last seen.
Kerry Needham has spoken exclusively to Calendar as police step up their search to find her son Ben, on the Greek holiday island of Kos.
Police from the UK are using metal detectors in Greece to search the farmland where missing toddler Ben Needham was last seen alive.