An air and sea search is still underway for a passenger who is believed to have fallen overboard from a passenger ferry travelling from Guernsey to Poole in Dorset.
"At 5.35pm today crew were made aware of a possible missing person situation onboard Condor Rapide. The captain raised a Pan Pan with the coastguard and a full search was conducted of the vessel.
"The passenger was unable to be found and the Pan Pan was upgraded to a Mayday.
Condor Rapide is currently engaged in searching the area where the passenger is believed to have gone missing, and Portland Coastguard is co-ordinating. The Portland Coastguard helicopter has been scrambled and other vessels in the area are participating in the search. The ferry was en route from Guernsey to Poole.
More top news
Portman was due to receive the award in Israel in June and said that her reasons for skipping the ceremony were solely due to Mr Netanyahu.
Analysis of Department for Work and Pensions data found the average man receives £153.86 a week and the average woman receives £125.98.
The country says it is making the move to shift its national focus and improve its economy.