Names of Britons killed in whale-watching tragedy off Canada released


Five Britons including a father and his teenage son who died when a whale-watching boat sank off the coast of Canada have been named.

David Thomas, 50, and his 18-year-old son Stephen, from Swindon, Wiltshire, were among five Britons who died after the boat overturned near Vancouver Island on Sunday.

Nigel Hooker, 63, from Southampton, and ex-pats Jack Slater, 76, and Katie Taylor, 29, were also killed.