70 River Rhine cruise ship passengers down with bug

In Germany, nearly 70 people aboard a River Rhine cruise ship have fallen ill with the highly contagious Norovirus.

The affected passengers are all over 60 years old. Four of them have been taken to hospital.

The remaining 183 people have been quarantined onboard in the city of Wiesbaden.

The MS Bellriva started its journey in Cologne on Thursday.