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Sunday 22 August 2010
A large crocodile sighted in the English Channel on Friday was actually a piece of wood, coastguards in Dover and France said yesterday.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
A powerboat crewman died in a race on a course which was too short and on which the risks had not been properly assessed, a marine accident report said today.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Second World War veterans set sail from Dover today to cross the English Channel to Dunkirk for a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the evacuation.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Britain's complex rail ticketing system excelled itself yesterday when it emerged that a train company is selling first-class tickets for trains without first-class seating.
Thursday 20 May 2010
More than £17m has been earmarked to help preserve landscapes across Britain, the Heritage Lottery Fund announced yesterday.
Saturday 15 May 2010
The sister of a woman who was found stabbed to death in a field appeared in court today accused of her murder.
Saturday 24 April 2010
Friday 16 April 2010
During the First World War, 346 British soldiers were shot, mostly for cowardice or desertion, but only three were officers. Elizabeth Speller's absorbing first novel deals with the way that a single tragic execution poisons and distorts the lives of survivors in the aftermath of war.
Wednesday 14 April 2010
A couple alerted police at one of Britain's busiest ports after accidentally leaving their elderly mother behind in a car park at Dover while taking a ferry trip to France.
Tuesday 23 March 2010
Child asylum seekers arriving in Dover, some suffering from illness or serious injuries, are being denied basics such as rest, food and medicine before they complete "oppressive" interviews with the UK Border Agency, it was claimed today.
Professor Sir Kenneth Dover: Hellenist best known for his work on Greek homosexuality and for two controversial presidencies
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Professor Sir Kenneth Dover was the foremost Hellenist of his generation, a skilled and authoritative interpreter of almost all the multifarious genres of ancient Greek literature. Somewhat to his regret he was probably most widely known as a disarmingly frank pioneer historian of Greek male same-sex gendering and sexuality, but he should better be remembered, and his work long revisited, as a quite formidable exponent of a unique combination of precise philological mastery with broader historical, sociological, and aesthetic exegesis, both of major canonical texts and of Greek (mainly Athenian) popular thought and morality. His career of high academic office-holding was attended by some considerable notoriety as well as renown.
Thursday 11 February 2010
The big chill returned to parts of Britain today as heavy snowfalls and ice caused disruption on the road and rail network.
Sunday 07 February 2010
Deals of the week
Sail to France for £20
Snap up a cheap ferry ticket from LD Lines during half-term between Dover and Boulogne, Newhaven and Dieppe, and Portsmouth and Le Havre. Go to ldlines.com
Friday 29 January 2010
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