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Bus 'carrying teenagers' crashes in France

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A coach reportedly carrying teenagers has crashed in France injuring 13 passengers.

Three are believed to be seriously injured.

The bus crashed on its side on a motorway near Lons-le-Saunier, near Swiss border as it was travelling to Italy.

There were 48 people on board, most of whom were aged between 14 and 17.


Balloonist makes good progress on world record bid

Fedor Konyukhov inside the tiny capsule he's travelling in under the balloon Credit: PA

A Russian who is aiming to set a non-stop round-the-world record in a Bristol-built balloon is making good progress.

65-year-old Fedor Konyukhov launched the 170ft balloon - created by Cameron balloons - outside Northam in Western Australia on Tuesday 12 July. He is aiming to beat Steve Fossett's record of 13 days,

He has now crossed a third state line into New South Wales.

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