English Channel

Strait of Dover : Image of the Day

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station shot this photograph of the Strait of Dover, the narrowest part of the English Channel.<p>Over the …


Maritime navigation hack has potential to wreak havoc in English channel

A common navigation system used in the maritime industry could be exploited to cause chaos, a researcher has warned.<p>A researcher has warned that …


Château Tour Castillon wine to be aged in English Channel

Médoc estate Château Tour Castillon are going to immerse some of their 2015 wines in the English Channel.<p>Château Tour Castillon wine to be aged in …

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Chilly commute a step on the road to English Channel for Freo swimmer

Serena Wells swam from North Fremantle to Dalkeith on Friday morning as part of a fundraising drive to culminate in a swim across the English Channel.


How Bad Weather Delayed the Norman Invasion of England

It's 1066 and William of Normandy and his massive army of 14,000 men are preparing to cross the English Channel and invade England. But bad weather …


D-Day, June 6, 1944

The great Allied invasion of Europe began June 6, 1944 in Normandy, France. Operation Overlord was the largest amphibious military action ever …


Picture Mary Shelley summoning Percy to a tryst; imagine her pregnant and seasick, eloping across the English Channel. Do these scenes reveal or obscure her personality

Picture Mary Shelley summoning Percy to a tryst; imagine her pregnant and seasick, eloping across the English Channel. Do these scenes reveal or …

Mary Shelley

Royal Navy warship follows Russian spy vessel through the English Channel

A Royal Navy warship has been scrambled to shadow a Russian spy ship travelling through the English Channel.<p>HMS Diamond and a Wildcat helicopter were dispatched to follow the underwater reconnaissance ship Yantar after it approached the UK coast.<p>Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer and the helicopter …


Royal Navy escort Russian spy ship through English Channel

A Royal Navy ship and helicopter have escorted a Russian underwater spy ship through the English Channel. The pair will accompany the Russian boat as it passes through British waters.

Royal Navy

Czech Olympian Rostislav Vitek Attempting 2-Way English Channel Swim

2008 Olympic 10k bronze medalist <b>Rostislav Vitek</b> will attempt a two-way English Channel swim in July, with his eye on <b>Philip Rush</b>‘s world record.<p>Vitek …


Race 5 (AOC) at BEL on 5/12/18

Order of Finish<p>1<p>English Channel – Mystic Chant<p>4YO Colt<p>$57,600<p><b>J:</b>John R. Velazquez• <b><br>T:</b>Linda Rice<p><b>B:</b>Stonewall Farm• <b><br>O:</b>Barry K. Schwartz<p><b>Margin:</b>nose• <b><br>TrueNicks:</b> …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Satendra Singh Ke Sath 3 Swimmers Ready Hai History Create Karne Ko

By Sanuj Srivastava on SwimSwam Hello Indian Swimmers Kaise Ho Ap Sab I Hope Sab Achhe He Honge To Doston Aj Ka Article Ek News Pe Based Hai Jo Ki …


English Channel paddleboard attempt for RNLI Sheringham

Two adventure-seekers are preparing to cross the English Channel on paddleboards in aid of charity.<p>Estate agent Charlie Graham-Wood and lifeboatman Lewis Gray, both 26, from Norfolk are training for the 23-mile (31km) crossing of the "busiest shipping lane in the world" on inflatable boards, while …


How to Improve Vocabulary in KS2 For SATs

<p><strong>Our pupils have experienced a lot of challenges when faced with the KS2 reading test in the last two years, from dangerous encounters at …

Fantastic TV wins English delay

Fantastic TV has been given permission to delay its free English television channel by two months from May 30 to July 30 to comply with its promise …

News (Hong Kong)

TV deadline extended

The Communications Authority has extended the deadline for Fantastic Television to launch its English-language channel by two months to July …

News (Hong Kong)

Royal Navy warship sent to escort Russian destroyer out of English Channel amid new Moscow tension

A British warship has been sent out to escort a Russian destroyer on “Syria duty” out of the English Channel amid high tension with Moscow.<p>Royal Navy …


'Cliff Camping' Lets You Sleep in a Bed Dangling 60 Feet Above the English Channel (Video)

Restless sleepers, beware.<p>Most people love hotel beds because they’re soft and luxurious. However, there are some travelers out there who prefer a …

English Channel

Episode 22 Planning and Sailing the English Channel Solo

I plan the navigation (Course to Steer) for the 90 mile solo passage between Cherbourg France and Brighton UK. I also discuss sailing around …


The flight of the Albatross

On 12 June 1979 a US team attempted to cross the English Channel in a human-powered aircraft. The flight was filmed for an episode of BBC Nationwide.<p>Find out more: Solving the world's problems, one prize at a time

English Channel

ANU archaeologist discovers Cornish barrow site

Burial mound dating back 2,000 BC about to be excavated<p>An Archaeologist at The Australian National University (ANU) has discovered a prehistoric …


The Amsterdam Shipwreck

This remarkably intact 260-year-old cargo ship is only visible at the lowest of spring tides.<p>Submerged in the silty sand at Bulverhythe beach, hidden …


Divers Search for Wreckage of Mystery US Hercules Crash

Divers are searching for the sunken wreckage of a U.S. Hercules military transport aircraft that crashed in 1969 off the coast of England after being …


Mortehoe House

Clad in green oak boarding and local stone, the Mortehoe House brings a touch of New England to the English Channel. The house is located on the …


Race 4 (MSW) at WRD on 3/26/18

Order of Finish<p>1<p>3YO Filly<p>$11,832<p><b>J:</b>Curtis Kimes• <b><br>T:</b>Orrin Cogburn<p><b>B:</b>Calumet Farm• <b><br>O:</b>Dale Pollard<p><b>Margin:</b>1• <b><br>TrueNicks:</b> D• <b><br>Sire:</b> English Channel , Chestnut, 2002. …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Beaches man travels world without motors

A Toronto man has hit the half-way point in a journey that he hopes will take him around the planet without relying on motorized power.Beaches …

Border Crossings

These Minesweeping Boats Paved the Way for D-Day

Harbor Defense Motor Launches, or HDMLs, were tiny wooden boats built to protect British ports against German submarines. Their job was to clear a …

D Day

Ships in the English Channel have highest rate of sulphur violations in northern Europe

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have shown that between 87 and 98 percent of ships comply with the tougher regulations for sulphur …

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Cargo ship spotted floating upside down after English Channel collision

A cargo ship reported to have been carrying around 2,000 tons of steel remains floating upside down in the English Channel on Wednesday after colliding with a fishing vessel.<p>Images released by the French Navy show the underside of the 270-foot long Maltese-flagged freighter Britannica HAV drifting …


A brief guide to water temperatures in open water

Temperature<p>Technical term<p>Description<p>0 to 5 degrees<p>Bloody freezing<p>The preferred temperature for extreme winter swimmers. Causes pain and takes your …

Open Water Swimming