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.

Isabella Stewart Gardner art heist: FBI identified thief who stole prized art in 1990

Has the biggest art heist in US history been solved FBI says they've ID'd infamous thieves who stole half a BILLION dollars of art from Boston's Gardner Museum Artwork famously stolen from museum in 1990 by men dressed as Boston police officers on St Patrick's Day Took paintings and sketches from masters like Manet, Rembrandt, Degas, and Vermeer; in all, 13 works stolen FBI announced 23 years to the day that they had identified the thieves but did not publicly name them /05/10/article-2142642-1307FC7F000005DC-321_634x481.jpg” width=”634″ height=”481″ alt=”Irreplaceable: Chez Tortoni, painted by Manet, shows a man wearing a top hat at a jaunty angle; it was one of the last paintings to be stolen from the museum” class=”blkBorder” /> Irreplaceable: Chez Tortoni, painted by Manet, shows a man wearing a top hat at a jaunty angle; it was one of the last paintings to be stolen from the museum Dutch Master: The thieves stole two Rembrandts – 'The Storm on the Sea of Galilee,' left, believed to be the only seascape the master painted, and 'A Lady and Gentleman in Black,' right In progress: Left, Degas' Three Mounted Jockeys, and right, a self-portrait of Rembrandt Most valuable: Jan Vermeer's The Concert is one of approximately 35 known works by the great Dutch painter During the 1990 robbery, thieves disguised as police officers struck as Boston finished celebrating St.

El Hadji Diouf: Father apologises after son is engulfed in Twitter race storm after blacking up his face to resemble player

Father apologises after football fan son, 10, is engulfed in Twitter race storm for blacking up his face to look like his favourite player El Hadji Diouf Leeds fan posted pictures of himself with El Hadji Diouf on Twitter Pictured with a blacked up face and white mohican to look like his heroPosed with Diouf and other Leeds players and manager Neil Warnock Caused backlash on Twitter with users accusing the child of being racist Child's father had to take to social networking site to defend his son By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 20:06 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 21:07 GMT, 2 January 2013 A ten-year-old Leeds United fan has become embroiled in an online race row after he blacked up to pose with his hero El Hadji Diouf. The child posted a series of pictures on his Twitter account provoking a backlash from users who said he was racist. But the primary school child said he did not realise it would be offensive and did it as a tribute to his footballing hero