A British teenager has reportedly died on holiday in Italy during trip to the Lillaz waterfalls in the Aosta Valley.
The boy has not yet been named but is thought to be under 18.
A spokesman for the Foreign Office said: "We are aware of the death of a British national in Italy and we stand ready to provide consular assistance."
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