'The World' in Falmouth

The largest residential cruise ship in the world is moored in Falmouth for two days. Supporters of the port's expansion say more ships like it could come if the harbour was dredged. But opponents say the economic arguments don't stack up.

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'The World' returns to Falmouth

'The World' has been travelling across Europe. Credit: ITV News Westcountry

The largest privately owned yacht on the planet has returned to Falmouth for the third time today.

The ship, which boasts an astonishing 165 luxury residences on board, has been cruising around Norway, Ireland and Scotland in the last few months.