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Ben Needham search paused

British police have said their search for Ben Needham, who went missing on the Greek island of Kos 21 years ago, has ended for the weekend.

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New Ben search 'narrows down the possibilities'

Ben Needham's mother, Kerry, said previously it was "very unlikely" that her son could be buried beneath the mound, because she believes it was there when he disappeared. But MP Angela Smith, who has supported the Needham family, says the search is still important:

Hopefully they won't find Ben in that rubble and it closes down another line of inquiry and narrows down the possibilities. I know that she (Mrs Needham) will be very keen for this work to be undertaken and rock solid confident, I'm sure, that they won't find Ben there.

– Angela Smith, MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge, SPEAKING TO BBC RAFIO SHEFFIELD

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