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Everest summit flag on display

A flag taken up Mount Everest by the the first Manx man to scale the mountain is to be displayed at the government office.

Philip Drowley, a police officer, reached the 29,000ft (8,839m) summit in May last year.

Mr Drowley carried the Three Legs flag on the expedition after he was presented with it by Chief Minister Tony Brown on behalf of the island.

Mr Brown said he is "delighted" that the framed flag will be on display.

"Of all the Manx flags in existence around the world this one is very special, having flown higher than any other," he said.

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