Four friends from the Forest of Dean have been speaking about their dramatic rescue after being stuck on a ski lift for 6 hours.
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British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford has lost her appeal against her death sentence in Bali for drug trafficking.
The 56-year-old was convicted in January by a district court and sentenced to face a firing squad. The Bali High Court has rejected an appeal.
Sandiford, who was arrested after a flight from Bangkok in May 2012, was convicted of smuggling 4.8kg (10.6lb) of cocaine.
She was accused of being at the centre of a drugs ring involving three other men.
She says she was coerced into smuggling the cocaine.
A man remains in police custody after more than a hundred parked cars in the Cotham area of Bristol were vandalised. Residents woke up yesterday to find wing mirrors smashed on cars and vans parked along Hampton Road and Elgin Park. T
One of the group of friends, Gareth Milford, spoke to us via Skype about their ordeal...
Four friends from the Forest of Dean have been speaking about their dramatic rescue after being stuck on a ski lift for six hours.
They were on holiday in La Plagne in the French Alps when their gondola stopped 200 feet in the air.
They braved temperatures of minus 15 and had to be lowered to safety in the dark.
The biggest exhibition of Egyptian artefacts to be taken around this country, will be displayed in Bristol.
It opens to the public this weekend at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery and is being described as the most significant collection of its kind ever to tour the UK. So what will you be able to see? Our reporter Richard Payne has been finding out.
The Exmoor-based explorer has been speaking of his disappointment at having to pull out of an expedition to cross the Antarctic in winter. He has been planning it for the last five years.
The 68-year-old is now receiving treatment for frostbite to one of his hands.
At a press conference this morning, the West-based explorer brought journalists up to date...
– SIR RANULPH FIENNES
"The vascular surgeon said that, in his opinion - he wasn't sure - two of the fingers definitely would not require surgery and two of the fingers might require surgery."
His team-mates will continue with the 2,000 mile trek, which they are expected to start later this month.
Hailed as the last great polar challenge, the journey to cross the continent has never been attempted during winter. Sir Ranulph would have been the oldest explorer to try.
– SIR RANULPH FIENNES
You could not put a better team together. I'm very pleased with, and proud of, the team in charge of the crossing. Everything is going totally on schedule as of today."
Sir Ranulph Fiennes said today (Mon) that he was "frustrated" at being forced to pull out of an expedition across Antarctica due to injury.
The 68-year-old, who lives on Exmoor, was speaking at a press conference after flying into Heathrow. He was injured in a fall while training at a base camp.
He developed frostbite after taking off his outer gloves to fix a ski binding in temperatures of around minus 33C (minus 27.4F).
It has forced Sir Ranulph to quit the Coldest Journey expedition, which has been five years in the planning. He will continue to support the project through fundraising.