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A coach driver has been found guilty of manslaughter after a crash in France in which a teacher from Worcestershire was killed.
The coach crashed 90 miles east of Paris in 2012 as the group from Alvechurch School returned from a skiing trip.
Peter Rippington, a teacher, died and other children and staff were injured.
The driver, 49-year-old Derek Thompson, was given a six month suspended sentence at a hearing in France.