Passengers on break to Amsterdam spent six minutes in car park before boarding ferry home after delayed by storm

Ferry passengers endured horrendous 30 hour journey through violent storm and only got to spend SIX MINUTES in Amsterdam (in the dark) British tourists hoped to spend all day on Saturday in Dutch capitalPassengers spent minutes in car park before boarding bus to ferry home By Harriet Arkell PUBLISHED: 16:48 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:55 GMT, 27 March 2013 British tourists who booked a weekend 'mini-cruise' to Amsterdam spent just six minutes in the Dutch capital after their overnight ferry crossing turned into a 30-hour journey from hell. More than 300 people booked the 48-a-head break to the Netherlands, which should have entailed them arriving in Holland at 9am last Saturday and spending all day in Amsterdam before boarding an 11pm boat home. But after they boarded the DFDS Princess Seaways service from North Shields on Friday afternoon, their boat was lashed by such high winds and rough seas that their arrival at the Dutch port of Ijmuiden was delayed by 13 hours.

The moment drunken passenger is taped to his seat during flight to New York after "trying to choke one woman and ranting the plane was going to…

The moment drunken passenger is taped to his seat during flight to New York after 'trying to choke one woman and ranting the plane was going to crash' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 19:00 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:17 GMT, 5 January 2013 A drunken passenger on a New York-bound flight from Iceland was duct-taped to his seat by fellow passengers after attacking one woman, spitting on other passengers and screaming the plane was going to crash. A friend of one of the observing passengers, Andy Ellwood of New York, posted a picture of the subdued flyer to his Tumblr with an account of the incident

Travel misery as over-running engineering work and signal failures hit first day back at work after Christmas break

Travel misery as over-running engineering work and signal failures hit first day back at work after Christmas breakOne train was so full passengers were ordered off before it could continueHeathrow Express was not running earlier because of over-running worksPower problems also hold up services between Reading and LondonTrain derailment in the Midlands meant services were replaced by busesWorks also lead to platform problems at Birmingham New Street StationA broken-down train brought hold-ups for passengers in ScotlandRailways in Wales suffer delays because of signalling faults | UPDATED: 17:53 GMT, 27 December 2012 Over-running engineering work, signal failures and packed trains have been heaping misery on rail passengers today as they returned to work after the Christmas break. A train at Crewe, Cheshire, was so full some passengers were ordered off before it could continue.

Three men killed in horror Christmas smash as woman driver and fourth man escape from wreckage

Three men killed in horror Christmas smash as woman driver and fourth man escape from wreckageAccident happened about 1.5 miles (2.4km) south of Pathhead, MidlothianGold-coloured Nissan Note carrying five people was in collision with a silver Skoda Octavia and ended up on its roof | UPDATED: 15:17 GMT, 24 December 2012 Three men have been killed and three other people taken to hospital after a two-car crash.

1m motorbike smash-and-grab gang member Dean Cole sues police who rammed him with unmarked car during raid

1m motorbike smash-and-grab gang member sues police who rammed him with unmarked car during raid Dean Cole, 24, claims police injured his leg during ambushSteven Dedman and Lizzie Andrews, 18, turned friends into 'smash and grab' gang targeting high-end shops Hit nearly 50 of London's exclusive brands including Apple, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior and Jimmy Choo in six-month spree Pillion passengers would run in and seize valuable items before jumping back onto the bikes and speeding off at up to 100mph | UPDATED: 17:28 GMT, 7 December 2012 Dean Cole, 24, pleaded guilty to his part in the conspiracy before the trial A member of a smash-and-grab gang who smashed their way into top stores using high-powered motorbikes and sledgehammers is suing Scotland Yard – claiming he was injured in a police ambush.

Tourist who became delusional after suffering sun stroke and diarrhoea is told he can fly again after being banned for "psychotic episode"

Tourist who became delusional after suffering sun stroke and diarrhoea is told he can fly again after being banned for 'psychotic episode' Mark Smith, 34, was returning from Thailand when he began having 'abnormal thoughts' and believed terrorists were on board the planeClaims he heard a disembodied voice telling him to open emergency exitJudge says he was clearing in the grip of a 'transient illness from which he had made an apparently full recovery' | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 30 November 2012 A tourist who caused terror on a Heathrow-bound passenger jet has had his three-year ban on flying overturned by the Appeal Court. Mark Smith, 34, was returning to London after a holiday in Thailand in September 2011 when he started disrupting the flight and claiming that terrorists were on board