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Two hurt as waves hit cruise ship

Two passengers have been taken to hospital with broken bones after a cruise ship from Kent was hit by 50ft waves in the Bay of Biscay.

They were on board a Fred Olsen cruise liner which docked in the Spanish port of La Coruna after setting sail from Dover last Saturday.

The company said the passengers were injured when they fell over as the ship endured rough seas and winds of 60mph.

The vessel, Balmoral, is due back in Dover on 27 January.

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