Titanic cruise ship Balmoral turns around


The Titanic memorial cruise - which is tracing the route taken by the liner 100 years ago - has been forced to turn around after a passenger was taken ill.

MS Balmoral, which left Southampton on Sunday, is now heading for the Irish coast "as a precautionary measure".

It is thought the passenger will be picked up by helicopter later on Tuesday.

Passengers are expecting to attend a memorial service on board this weekend to mark the sinking.

The BBC's Chris Buckler reports from on board the ship.

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