Moment a British woman in her 50s was shot in the street alongside her husband in Barbados on cruise ship holiday Woman and British man in his 70s were shot in island capital BridgetownHorrified tourists rushed to couple’s aid after hearing shots and screamsMale victim hit in his pelvis and woman received injury to her right thighPolice have not revealed names or what their current conditions areSome media reports say the two victims are married By Mail Foreign Service PUBLISHED: 13:43 GMT, 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 18 March 2013 Two Britons on a Caribbean cruise were recovering in hospital today after being shot by an armed robber during a stopover on the holiday island of Barbados. Horrified tourists rushed to the couple’s aid after hearing shots and screams in an area popular with holidaymakers on the outskirts of the island's usually safe capital, Bridgetown. Several administered emergency first aid until an ambulance arrived and rushed the injured tourists, who are believed to be married, to the nearby Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Moment British woman in her 50s on holiday in Barbados was gunned down along with male tourist Woman and British man in his 70s were shot in island capital BridgetownHorrified tourists rushed to couple’s aid after hearing shots and screamsMale victim hit in his pelvis and woman received injury to her right thighPolice have not revealed names or what their current conditions are By David Harding PUBLISHED: 13:43 GMT, 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:00 GMT, 18 March 2013 Two Britons on a Caribbean cruise were recovering in hospital today after being shot by an armed robber during a stop over on the holiday island of Barbados. Horrified tourists rushed to the couple’s aid after hearing shots and screams in an area popular with holidaymakers on the outskirts of the island's usually safe capital, Bridgetown.
'I saw flames and knew we didn't have much time to get out': Couple's dramatic escape from wreckage of fatal Burmese plane crash Air Bagan plane crashed in a paddy field in heavy fog on Christmas Day British family survive but three Burmese die in tragedy – including child, 11Australian Anna Bartsch, 31, and her boyfriend recall 'rollercoaster' ride | UPDATED: 20:16 GMT, 26 December 2012 A couple who survived a Christmas Day aircraft crash in Burma that killed three people today recalled their dramatic escape as the carrier apologised for its worst accident since it started flying. Air Bagan officials found the plane's two black boxes and are investigating what went wrong, but have so far blamed heavy fog for the crash into a rice paddy field where the plane burst into flames
Landslide alert for walkers as deluge mayhem mounts and six weeks of rain is expected to fall before the New Year Flooding expected across Britain, with 394 warnings and alerts out Boxing Day walkers warned of landslides on coastlines and rail tracks The South West, Midlands and Anglia at biggest risk from floods Seven inches to fall by Saturday on already saturated ground | UPDATED: 00:20 GMT, 27 December 2012 Walkers and holidaymakers were warned of a risk of landslides yesterday as the wet weather was forecast to continue into the new year. With many areas already saturated, the prospect of more heavy showers means there may be further flooding in the next week
Plague ship passengers return home to describe hell of 'vomit-strewn corridors' and how the sick were 'treated like animals' – but Oriana sets off on new cruise TONIGHTAround 300 passengers were struck down with the bug on P&O's Oriana Parts of the ship were closed off to stop the virus spreading any fasterSick passengers 'couldn't get off at ports' and ship ran low on toilet roll Couples who paid up to 1,429 for Christmas trip called it a 'nightmare'Captain even 'admitted the vessel couldn't cope' at height of the epidemicPassengers return to Southampton today but ship will leave again at 8pmBoarding passengers confident they won't be at risk of catching virus | UPDATED: 18:37 GMT, 14 December 2012 Furious passengers today spoke out about their 'holiday from hell' on the 'plague ship' as they stumbled ashore today after a 10-day cruise ruined by an unprecedented outbreak of norovirus. Holidaymakers demanded refunds as they disembarked in Southampton, Hampshire – but shockingly, the P&O ship was preparing to take to the seas again within hours, at 8pm this evening. Passengers are expected to start checking in from 3pm for a 23-night trip to Portugal, Spain, Malta, Cyprus, Israel, Greece and Sicily.
Plague cruise: Passengers 'angry and mutinous' after they are told to stay in their cabins as winter vomiting strikes down 400 At least 150 on board P&O's Oriana reported being ill in the wake of a vomiting bug outbreakOne passenger on board the liner, which was touring Europe's Christmas markets, described the trip as a 'cruise to hell' The cruise operator has said just nine cases of norovirus had been confirmed | UPDATED: 22:56 GMT, 12 December 2012 It was billed as a luxurious cruise around the romantic and atmospheric traditional Christmas markets of northern Europe. Instead hundreds of passengers have been left quarantined in their cabins after a severe outbreak of norovirus – the winter vomiting bug – swept through the P&O cruise liner Oriana.