It's believed that a ransom of up to 800,000 pounds may have been paid for the release of Judith Tebbutt, the woman from Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire who was kidnapped by Somali pirates.
Judith and her husband David were captured more than 6 months ago, while on holiday at the Kiwayu Safari Lodge resort in Kenya. He was shot dead during the abduction. As Judith prepares to fly home tonight, the Prime Minister praised her courage.
Colleagues of released hostage Judith Tebbutt from Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, say they are "delighted" to hear news of her release.
Judith Tebbutt from Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire is finally on her way home.
Judith Tebbutt from Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire has been freed seven months after she was kidnapped from a beach in Kenya.