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Saturday 28 April 2012
Police divers were today helping in the continuing search for an eight-year-old boy who fell into a swollen river while playing with friends.
Friday 27 April 2012
Richard Rodriguez must have a strong stomach. The American rollercoaster enthusiast announced yesterday that he'd be attempting to ride the Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach for 102 days – from 31 May to mid-September.
Friday 20 April 2012
This week's heavy rain has not alleviated the drought gripping swathes of the country, the Environment Agency said today.
Friday 13 April 2012
Water Night demonstrates the wider compositional abilities of American choral wunderkind Eric Whitacre, incorporating orchestral pieces alongside choral favourites such as "Her Sacred Spirit Soars".
On The Road To 2012: I need to be in a pool improving my speed rather than training in lakes and rivers
Sunday 25 March 2012
Postcard from Würzburg
Thursday 22 March 2012
It was a shaky video of such an astonishing feat that it was hard to imagine it wasn’t an act of computer-generated viral marketing. In a clip that had been viewed more than a million times by last night, a Dutch hobbyist appeared to have succeeded where Da Vinci and generations of dreamers had failed – and flown like a bird.
Thursday 22 March 2012
Naming technicality in legal test case may give public the right to use 'private' coastlines
Wednesday 25 January 2012
P&O Ferries has taken delivery of a new £150 million ship set for service in one of the world's busiest waterways.
Sunday 22 January 2012
The remains of the first HMS Victory are to be raised from the sea bed nearly 300 years after it sank, it was reported today.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
A retired breast cancer surgeon achieved his ambition of becoming the oldest person to swim the English Channel today.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
A 70-year-old retired breast cancer surgeon hopes to become the oldest person to swim the English Channel.
Saturday 13 August 2011
Fastnet Race Preview
Monday 01 August 2011
Almost £1bn worth of North Sea cod has been discarded by UK fishing vessels since 1963.
Saturday 30 July 2011
Three anglers had to be rescued this morning after their fishing boat capsized and sank in the English Channel.
Monday 25 July 2011
On 25 July 1959, the fiftieth anniversary of Louis Blériot's successful flight across the English Channel, a totally new form of transport made its own first crossing of the Channel - the hovercraft.
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