The bus company Arriva have confirmed that the driver of the bus involved in a crash in the French Alps was from the North East.
"Classic is a north-east based company and the coach was being driven by a north-east based driver."
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Mainly dry but rather cloudy to start this week. More unsettled by the end of the day Wednesday - stronger winds and showery rain
Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops