The peak of Mount Everest (centre), the world’s highest mountain at 8,848 metres. Nepal has issued permits to 371 foreign climbers this season, up from last year’s 281, each of which cost $11,000 (€9,800). Photograph: Tashi Sherpa/AP

Nepali sherpas have found four climbers dead in their tents on Mount Everest, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world’s highes(...)

 Mount Everest (background) and the Nupse-Lohtse massif (foreground) are seen from the village of Tembuche in the Kumbh region of north-eastern Nepal. Photograph: AFP

Two more climbers have died on Mount Everest, taking the death toll on the world’s highest mountain in the past month to at least five amid mountainee(...)