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Runaway teens who jet off to Caribbean to leave English boarding school

Published on Jan 25, 2014 11:20 PM

LONDON (REUTERS) - Two teenagers who sparked a global police search when they ran away from an exclusive English boarding school to jet off on a five-star holiday in the Caribbean will not be returning to the school, the headmaster said on Saturday.

Edward Bunyan, 16, and Indira Gainiyeva, 17, were missing for a week after slipping away in the middle of the night from 400-year-old Stonyhurst College in Lancashire and using credit cards provided by their parents to fund their travels.

They told friends they were sick of the cold and rain in northern England, newspapers said. They were finally found safe and well at a holiday resort in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic last Sunday.

Fellow pupils had taken to Twitter using the hashtags #WheresBunyan and #WheresIndira to swap news of the pair whose antics made front-page news.

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