• Reuters


Two Britons and a Mexican have become the first foreigners to climb Mount Everest from the Nepali side since disasters in 2014 and 2015 killed dozens and forced mountaineers off the world’s tallest peak.

Briton Kenton Cool, 42, and David Liano Gonzalez, 36, of Mexico, reached the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) summit at 8:24 a.m. Thursday, said Ang Tshering Sherpa, chief of the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

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