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Family announce death of sick Hampshire man stranded overseas without travel insurance

Robert Webb and his wife at their wedding in the Philippines

A family raising money to help a relative who was taken ill in the Far East has vowed to continue fundraising, despite his death earlier today.

Robert Webb, a retired builder from Portsmouth, was in the Philippines visiting his wife but had no travel insurance, Now his family face a bill of thousands of pounds to settle medical costs and repatriate his body. Richard Jones reports.

Holiday hospital horror

It's a true holiday horror story : Stranded on life support in a foreign hospital with medical bills rising by thousands of pounds every day. Gareth Harnett from Ramsgate in Kent is one of the increasing number of

business and holiday makers putting themselves at risk by travelling without the proper travel insurance. Shocking new figures from the travel group ABTA suggest that millions of us are failing to get the proper cover.

We will hear from them in a moment but first Sarah Saunders reports on the friends and family desperately trying to get Gareth home.

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