‘Nightmare’ cruise couple win pay out

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A Danderhall couple have won a three-year battle for compensation after their cruise aboard the ‘Thompson Dream’ turned into a “nightmare”.

More than 200 passengers seeking justice for their disastrous holidays on board the ship in 2010 received a significant settlement.

Severe gastric illness had left a number of them suffering diarrhoea, vomiting and stomach cramps.

Jane and William Grant travelled to the Mediterranean between October 12-19 on board the ship, hoping to celebrate Jane’s 72nd birthday in style during the trip.

However, Jane began suffering from diarrhoea, stomach cramps and sickness on her first day on board and was visited by a nurse who had to administer an injection to help alleviate her crippling symptoms.

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