Mother of missing Briton heads to Malaysia

The mother of a Briton missing in the Malaysian jungle is expected to arrive on the island where he was last seen a week ago, as international agencies continue the search for clues.

Mr Huntley's girlfriend Kit Natariga arrived on the island yesterday, while his mother, Janet Southwell, arrived in Singapore from England yesterday and is expected to head to the island today.

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PM speaks to Malaysian leader in hunt for missing Brit

Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken to his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak about the search for the Briton missing in the Malaysian jungle, a Downing Street spokesperson said.