Pupils on a ski-ing trip in Italy have been struck down with illness at a hotel in northern Italy.

A number of Largs Academy pupils are affected after staying at the Union Hotel in Folgarida di Dimonara, Italy, suffering an outbreak of vomiting.

An Italian news outlet has reported 43 cases of infections currently with 12 Scottish kids between 16-17 affected and 31 Italians.

The 'News' understands that local parents have been informed that children are in the process of being moved to another hotel in Milan on Friday morning.