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Pacific Dawn: Woman missing after fall from cruise ship

Australian authorities have called off a search for a Brisbane woman who fell overboard from a cruise ship in the Coral Sea. The 47-year-old fell from the Pacific Dawn about 16:00 local time (06:00 GMT) on Thursday, about 300km (186 miles) west of New Caledonia. The ship, bound for Brisbane, turned around immediately to search for the woman, operator P&O Cruises said. Australian maritime authorities decided to end the search on Friday morning. “The difficult decision to suspend the search was made only after expert advice that survival after this…

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