Runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest is due back in the UK after going on the run with his pupil, sources said.
The 30-year-old married amateur musician, from Ringmer, East Sussex, is understood to be at a French airport awaiting a flight.
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Downpours keeping us on our toes today
The M20 in Kent has been closed in both directions after a pedestrian bridge allegedly collapsed on the motorway on Saturday.
The AA have warned of traffic jams and urged people to carry extra water in their vehicles because of the warm weather.