A Devon schoolboy has been injured in an accident at a skiing resort in France.
The boy is a pupil at Torquay Boys' Grammar School and was on a half-term trip to the ski complex at Chatel in the Haute-Savoie region.
He was injured when he became entangled in a ski lift.
It is understood French police have started an inquiry into the incident. The boy remains in a serious condition in hospital.