Names released of four Britons among five killed in whale-watching tragedy


Four 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.

Britons Jack Slater, 76, and 29-year-old Katie Taylor were also killed, sources said.

Stephen's mother Julie was rescued from the stricken vessel, Leviathan II, along with 20 other people on board.