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Newlywed Brit 'killed in jet ski crash on Greek island'

Santorini Credit: PA Wire

A British man believed to have been two days into his honeymoon has died in a jet ski crash on the Greek island of Santorini.

The victim, who has not been named, is reported to have been on a jet ski when he collided with another machine being driven by his friend.

It is thought the friend, a fellow Brit, had been a guest at his wedding.

The man is believed to have been arrested along with the owner of the water sports rental. Both are due to appear in court on Friday.

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Peter Fonda rides the Captain America chopper. Credit: Topham/Topham Picturepoint/Press Association Images

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Thai PM apologises for bikini comment

Prayuth Chan-O-Cha has apologised for the comments Credit: Reuters

Thailand's military ruler has apologised for suggesting tourists would be unsafe wearing bikinis on the country's beaches just days after two British backpackers were found murdered.

Prayuth Chan-O-Cha was reported to say pretty women made themselves more vulnerable to attacks by wearing a bikini after Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were found murdered on the island of Koh Tao.

The comments triggered a backlash online with many taking to Twitter to voice their disgust.

General Paryuth has since apologised, saying he had not meant to criticise anyone and said the country was safe for tourists.

He said: "I apologise that I have spoken too harshly ... I didn't mean to criticise or look down on anyone. Today I can guarantee that Thailand is still safe ... I wanted to warn (the tourists) to be careful."

Thai police question more suspects during raids

Police hunting the killers of two British backpackers have carried out a number of raids on the Thai island where the pair were found murdered.

Thai police carried out raids on the island of Koh Tao Credit: ITV News

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were discovered on a beach on Koh Tao on Monday.

Four more men are believed to have been questioned in connection with the deaths following the raids.

DNA tests have found no matches to link the two British backpackers to earlier suspects detained by Thai police.

Thai police questioned a number of suspects following the raids. Credit: ITV News
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