Sir Ranulph quits expedition

The Somerset based explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has had to pull out of his latest expedition after developing frostbite.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes forced to quit Antarctica expedition

Sir Ranulph Fiennes has had to pull out of his latest expedition after developing frostbite. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The Somerset based explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has had to pull out of his latest expedition.

He was leading a team due to try to cross Antarctica in winter.

The expedition is billed as 'The Coldest Journey'. Sir Ranulph had to leave the group after developing frostbite.