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Boat safety cord 'not attached'

The driver of a speedboat which killed two members of the same family as it raged out of control in Cornwall was not attached to a safety device designed to cut power in an emergency, an investigators' report concluded.

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Boat tragedy father was a 'great friend and colleague'

Nick Miligan, who died along with his eight-year-old daughter in a speedboat accident in Cornwall on Sunday, was managing director at Sky Media since 2004. In a statement on its website, Sky said:

"Everyone at Sky is deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic accident involving the Milligan family. Nick has been a great friend and colleague for many years and his loss will be felt across our company and the industry. Our very deepest sympathies are with his family at this time."

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