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Ski trip death ‘devastates’ school

A 13-year-old British girl has died during a school ski trip after falling from a chairlift at the resort of Claviere in Italy, a local police spokesman has said. The principal of the Middlesex academy said staff and pupils are “devastated”.

Calendonian Mercury: The Snow Must Go On

That wintry Saturday, the snowy corrie that arcs down from Church Door Buttress into Glencoe looked fantastic. The sky was a perfect light blue, the type which mountaineers look at in wonder. The distinctly alpine-like feel of this place would make anyone feel on top of the world. But in the early afternoon, a small movement triggered a giant slab of snow to crack…