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Search for Ben Needham ends

A new search has begun on a plot of land on the Greek island of Kos in the hope of finding Ben Needham who disappeared more than 20 years ago.

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New search for missing Ben

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 Sheffield 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 vanished on the island in July 1991, when he was 21 months old, after his mother and grandparents moved there from Sheffield. Despite a number of

possible sightings and a range of theories about what happened to him, no trace of youngster has been found. His mother, Kerry Needham, has spent two decades looking for her son and has consistently said she believes he was abducted and is still alive. From Kos ,Duncan Wood has sent this report.

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