A couple from Stoke-on-Trent have drowned while on holiday in Italy.
34-year-old Andrew Sturgess and his fiance Carmen Spiridon, who was 25, both died after getting into difficulty off the island of Sicily.
Police think one of them had tried to save the other. Mr Sturgess met his partner at the Breathe City Church in Stoke-on-Trent.
Paul Jukes from the Breathe City Church described the couple as 'sensitive people who loved and understood each other.'
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Brighter with some sunny spells. Mostly dry.
The "Beast from the East 2" blew into the region overnight, with some places seeing several centimetres of the white stuff.