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Father of UK tourist killed in plane crash blasts New Zealand’s...

The father of a British man killed in the Fox Glacier tragedy says the Government has failed to improve the safety of adventure tourism and New Zealand remains "more dangerous than it should be".

Dutch tourist confesses to murdering British backpacker

The Dutch tourist who was arrested for the alleged murder of a British woman would be subjected to psychoanalysis to ascertain his mental health.

British tourist kidnapped in Ukraine, rescued by elite special ops

The man, who has not been identified, was said to be "safe and well" after his ordeal in the industrial city of Dnipropetrovsk in southern Ukraine.

British tourist wrestles 6.5-foot shark away from paddling children

SUNSHINE COAST, Australia - British tourist came to the rescue of a group of paddling toddlers as he wrestled a shark heading towards them.

British tourist killed by robbers in Honduras

An Essex businessman has been shot dead on holiday in Honduras after two people tried to steal his camera.

UK tourist killed at New Year party in Thailand

A British holidaymaker was shot dead in Thailand hours after welcoming in the new year with friends at a beach party.

Two dead, dozens injured in South Africa tourist boat disaster

A Brit is reported to be among the dead after a seal-watching boat carrying 41 passengers capsized in rough waters off Cape Town.

TAT issues statement regarding murder of British tourist and Thai wife

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is very shocked by yesterday’s news of the Briton murdered in the Thai southern province of Prachuap Khiri Khan.

Sri Lankan politician held in connection with killing of UK tourist

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A ruling party politician has been arrested in Sri Lanka and remanded to custody in connection with the last week's killing of a British national in a southern coastal resort.

British tourist killed in Sri Lankan resort town

A Briton has died after being attacked on Christmas Day while on holiday in Sri Lanka.Kuram Shaikah Zaman, from Manchester, was killed in the tourist resort of Tangalle.

British tourist falls to death from apartment balcony in Dubai

DUBAI - A British tourist has fallen to his death from a 12th-floor apartment balcony on to a crowded street below.

British tourist defies bad weater warning and drowns

(eTN) - A tourist from Britain drowned earlier in the week off the beach in Watamu, where he went swimming in spite of strong if not categoric warnings of bad weather, high surf, and "off limits" guid

British tourist dies in the Italian coastal resort of Sorrento

Richard Hollingsworth Dyne Knox, 27, of Parsons Green, West London, slipped and fell down the deep gully, which runs through the middle of the Italian holiday town, at around 3am on Monday morning.

UK tourist killed by polar bear

A polar bear has mauled a 17-year-old British boy to death in the Arctic and injured four other UK tourists.

Dubai officials: UK visitor’s injuries were ‘due to resisting arrest’

DUBAI - After a second post-mortem examination, Dubai's public prosecution office has ruled that the bruises on the body of the British tourist who died in police custody a week ago were caused in the

UK tourist chokes on his own vomit while in police custody...

UK tourist choked to death on his own vomit while in police custody in Dubai, local officials have said.

Woman killed in Jerusalem bombing identified as British tourist

The woman who was killed in Wednesday's terror attack in Jerusalem has been identified as 56-year-old British tourist Mary-Jane Gardner, police said Thursday.

Mauritius hotel valets accused of killing British tourist

Three people including employees of Legends Hotel were on Wednesday accused by the Mauritius police of having killed Michaela Harte, a 27-year-old teacher from Northern Ireland who had come to Mauriti

Travel news: bikini tourist charged with indecency in Dubai

A Brit tourist was hauled before a judge in Dubai yesterday after walking through the world's biggest shopping mall in a bikini.

British tourist mistakes French town hall for hotel

A British tourist has spent a night trapped in a French town hall after mistakenly thinking she could book a room at the "hotel de ville".

British tourist reportedly executed by al Qaida in Mali

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has condemned the reported execution of a British tourist captured by a branch of al Qaida in Mali.

British tourist dies in balloon crash

A British national has died and nine other UK tourists injured in a hot-air balloon crash during a trip in central Turkey, the Foreign Office has said.

Tourist sues Disney, claims ride caused stroke

ORLANDO — A British woman is suing Walt Disney World, claiming a ride caused her to suffer a disabling heart attack and stroke in 2005.

British tourist falls to his death during paraglide

A British tourist has fallen to his death in Argentina while his brother watched him take part in his first paragliding trip.

British tourist strikes gold in Jerusalem parking lot

Hundreds of gold coins from the seventh century were uncovered in an archeological excavation just outside the walls of Jerusalem's Old City, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Monday.

British tourist jailed for taking indecent pictures in Dubai mall

A British tourist has been sentenced to six months in a Dubai jail after being caught taking pictures up women's skirts in a shopping mall.

British tourist dies in Australian jetski crash

A British doctor holidaying in Australia was killed today in a jetski accident on the Gold Coast.Dr Sridhar Shekar, 31, from Leeds, died this morning (local time) when his hired jetski hit the anchor chain of a boat and he was thrown on to a sandbank.He suffered serious head and body injuries, and despite attempts by bystanders, could not be revived.

Brit tourist blags his way onto Iron Man set

A Brit tourist who blagged his way onto the set of Iron Man managed to land a scene with Gwyneth Paltrow, the Times reports.Salesman Carl Kelly, 29, of Knebworth, was in the US last June to watch Light Welterweight pugilist Ricky "The Hitman" Hatton's scrap with Jose Luis Castillo in Las Vegas when he apparently decided he'd like to break into movies.

British tourist has penis chopped in Caribbean

A British plumber is recovering after having his penis partially chopped off by attackers while he was holidaying on a Caribbean island.Alan Reed, 43, was found lying in a pool of blood by his girlfriend Ellie Rothery, 21, after a night out in the popular resort of Cabarete in the Dominican Republic.