The vessel - run by a Danish shipping company between North Shields and the Netherlands - had 946 passengers and 130 crew on board
According to initial reports a number of British travellers escaped the attack near Mombasa after the grenade failed to explode
The Rugby Football Union is not prepared to go to war with its own top-flight clubs in an effort to save the threatened Heineken Cup, but it is ready to explore every other available option in the search for a peace deal that might protect the tournament from the worst excesses of its own stakeholders. The price of failure will be heavy indeed. "It would open up a Pandora's Box for the game across the world," admitted Ian Ritchie, the Twickenham chief executive. No pressure, then.
United saw their first quarter revenues increase by 29.1% to £98m thanks to 12 new sponsorship deals and the increased Premier League broadcasting money
The England women's victory in the Ashes was arguably more of an achievement than the men's. It was completed across all three formats of the game – a multi-tasking Ashes, something the menfolk would obviously be incapable of – and they had to win the urn back off an Australian team who were actually half-decent.
There are few things which better distil the futility of existence and the unending presence of the cold, steely grip of death on your shoulder than being put on hold by your broadband provider.
US tech giant's cloud service storage will be renamed after a "transition period"
New Now TV box gets streaming service into the living room, but consumers will still need to pay for subscriptions
BT wants to offer Sky Sports via YouView set-top boxes but says terms on offer are an abuse of Sky's market dominance
Top of the agenda for the Cameron, who goes into this week's G8 conference as president, is tax reform. We know that multinationals avoid paying their share. We also know it will be difficult to make them start. Can Cameron change the way that global finance works?
Late stand-in comes up short as his conqueror looks to take on Khan
What rules controversy? Tiger Woods goes into the final day of the Masters just four shots off the lead when he might have been taking the kids to the park as a disqualified golfer.
Dim view taken of Brooks telling defender to go and see away support at Emirates
Stephen Poliakoff and P G Wodehouse lead the way in a tough year for sofas everywhere
The Pollard review, which is examining a shelved Newsnight report into the Jimmy Savile abuse allegations, is to take about a month longer to report than expected.
Economic Outlook: The consensus now seems to be that the Chancellor’s policies have resulted in failure