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Emiliano Sala’s family want ‘full truth’ as they mark the anniversary of his death
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Emiliano Sala’s family want ‘full truth’ as they mark the anniversary of his death

Jan 21st 2021, 8:00 AM 17,676 Views 1 Comment

The Argentinian footballer was killed when the plane he was travelling in crashed north of Guernsey in 2019.

Congestion eases at UK border but hauliers warn ‘it’s not over yet’
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Congestion eases at UK border but hauliers warn ‘it’s not over yet’

Dec 26th 2020, 2:38 PM 22,195 Views 7 Comments

15,000 lorry drivers have been tested for coronavirus as of noon today.

Extra 800 troops sent in to help clear backlog as thousands of drivers spend Christmas in their lorries in Kent
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Extra 800 troops sent in to help clear backlog as thousands of drivers spend Christmas in their lorries in Kent

Updated Dec 25th 2020, 1:52 PM 50,994 Views 24 Comments

Some have already spent nearly a week stranded due to the diplomatic impasse.

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel
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UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel

Nov 28th 2020, 5:50 PM 18,164 Views 14 Comments

The number of French police officers patrolling a 150km stretch of coastline is to be doubled.

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast
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Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast

Oct 27th 2020, 5:58 PM 17,393 Views 4 Comments

It is believed to be the single biggest loss of life during the current migrant crisis.

More than 1,000 people arrive in UK in ten days after crossing English Channel in small boats
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More than 1,000 people arrive in UK in ten days after crossing English Channel in small boats

Aug 15th 2020, 6:08 PM 49,819 Views 47 Comments

1,004 migrants were brought ashore by Border Force between 4 August and 13 August.

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel
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UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel

Aug 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 28,101 Views 40 Comments

The Home Office said more than 130 migrants made it to the UK in 13 boats yesterday.

Women's Euro 2021 officially rescheduled for July 2022
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Women's Euro 2021 officially rescheduled for July 2022

Apr 23rd 2020, 12:31 PM 1,610 Views 0 Comments

Ireland are on track to qualify for the tournament in England.

'Super-human': Swimmer (37) becomes first person to swim across English Channel four times non-stop
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'Super-human': Swimmer (37) becomes first person to swim across English Channel four times non-stop

Sep 17th 2019, 10:34 AM 19,659 Views 22 Comments

It took Sarah Thomas 54 hours.

Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over Emiliano Sala's death
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Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over Emiliano Sala's death

Jun 19th 2019, 7:27 PM 42,923 Views 0 Comments

Sala died when a plane carrying him and pilot David Ibbotson came down in the English Channel on 21 January.

UK to pay Channel Tunnel operator £33m to settle case over way it awarded Brexit ferry contracts
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UK to pay Channel Tunnel operator £33m to settle case over way it awarded Brexit ferry contracts

Mar 1st 2019, 11:17 AM 15,063 Views 13 Comments

Eurotunnel said the UK government awarded the contracts in a “secret way”.

Emiliano Sala: Plane wreckage found in three parts at depth of 68m, investigators say
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Emiliano Sala: Plane wreckage found in three parts at depth of 68m, investigators say

Feb 25th 2019, 4:28 PM 29,388 Views 9 Comments

An interim report into the fatal crash has been released.

Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found
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Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:05 PM 64,507 Views 19 Comments

The footballer and pilot David Ibbotson were the only people on board.

Emiliano Sala search: Footballer presumed dead as rescuers suspend search
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Emiliano Sala search: Footballer presumed dead as rescuers suspend search

Updated Jan 23rd 2019, 6:35 PM 65,644 Views 31 Comments

The plane in which Sala was travelling disappeared from radar on Monday night; Cardiff City said they didn’t arrange the flight.

Police searching for plane with Cardiff City footballer onboard find 'a number of floating objects' in water
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Police searching for plane with Cardiff City footballer onboard find 'a number of floating objects' in water

Updated Jan 22nd 2019, 4:55 PM 97,802 Views 28 Comments

Emiliano Sala is Cardiff City’s record signing, having put pen to paper on a contract with the club at the weekend.

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel
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Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel

Jan 3rd 2019, 12:51 PM 19,964 Views 54 Comments

Four in five people who attempted to cross the English Channel in dinghies in 2018 did so in the last three months. But why?

Two arrested on suspicion of arranging English Channel migrant crossings
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Two arrested on suspicion of arranging English Channel migrant crossings

Jan 3rd 2019, 7:06 AM 7,347 Views 16 Comments

In December, around 230 people tried to make the 33-kilometre journey from France to Britain.

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings
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Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings

Dec 31st 2018, 1:18 PM 9,474 Views 32 Comments

Both countries are to increase surveillance patrols and target trafficking gangs.

French and UK fishermen agree to English Channel 'Scallop Wars' truce
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French and UK fishermen agree to English Channel 'Scallop Wars' truce

Sep 17th 2018, 9:05 PM 8,326 Views 12 Comments

French boats confronted a handful of British rivals in the waters late last month to keep them from the area.

Scallop Wars: British and French trawlers ram each other in tense English Channel fracas
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Scallop Wars: British and French trawlers ram each other in tense English Channel fracas

Aug 29th 2018, 6:28 PM 24,665 Views 41 Comments

The European Commission has asked to two countries to settle the dispute.

Man dies attempting to swim the English Channel
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Man dies attempting to swim the English Channel

Aug 8th 2017, 7:05 PM 37,529 Views 27 Comments

Douglas Waymark was taking part in the Enduroman triathlon.

Search for two missing men after boat sinks in English Channel
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Search for two missing men after boat sinks in English Channel

Aug 6th 2017, 1:35 PM 11,163 Views 3 Comments

Another man was rescued and one body has been recovered.

A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday
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A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday

Aug 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,358 Views 23 Comments

That’s a lot of swimming.

There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it's all grand
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There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it's all grand

Nov 28th 2014, 12:32 PM 15,411 Views 56 Comments

They’re just on exercises according to the Russian military.

Watch: English cliff falls into the sea during rough weather
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Watch: English cliff falls into the sea during rough weather

Jan 5th 2014, 10:51 AM 40,121 Views 31 Comments

Storm waves battering cliffs at Hastings in East Sussex finally took their toll.

Divers begin three-week operation to raise WWII German aircraft bomber
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Divers begin three-week operation to raise WWII German aircraft bomber

May 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,848 Views 34 Comments

The bomber is the only one of its kind left after World War II, and was shot down in the English Channel during the Battle of Britain in 1940.

Post-mortem due after Irishman Paraic Casey dies during Channel swim
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Post-mortem due after Irishman Paraic Casey dies during Channel swim

Jul 23rd 2012, 7:25 AM 8,398 Views 7 Comments

The 45-year-old was raising funds for charity when he fell ill during his swim yesterday morning.

45-year-old Irishman dies attempting to swim the English Channel
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45-year-old Irishman dies attempting to swim the English Channel

Jul 22nd 2012, 5:02 PM 20,821 Views 23 Comments

Authorities have been unable to give further details on what happened as of yet.

Irish swimmer completes gruelling open water challenge
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Irish swimmer completes gruelling open water challenge

Jul 15th 2012, 10:47 AM 14,754 Views 18 Comments

Steve Redmond completed the challenge of swimming the ‘seven summits of the sea’ in Japan yesterday and will return home to Cork tomorrow.

Video, photos: Virgin tycoon Richard Branson and son set kitesurfing records
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Video, photos: Virgin tycoon Richard Branson and son set kitesurfing records

Jul 2nd 2012, 10:34 AM 5,140 Views 4 Comments

The team also managed not to be arrested by the French police…

Richard Branson abandons bid to kite-surf the English Channel
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Richard Branson abandons bid to kite-surf the English Channel

Jun 30th 2012, 7:45 PM 7,155 Views 19 Comments

The tycoon had hoped to become the oldest person to cross the Channel by kite-surf but had to turn back because his kite was too small.

'It's like climbing Mount Everest bollock naked and blindfold' - Marathon swimmer on the verge of making history
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'It's like climbing Mount Everest bollock naked and blindfold' - Marathon swimmer on the verge of making history

Apr 9th 2012, 8:00 AM 1,628 Views 3 Comments

Steve Redmond is just one swim away becoming the first person to ever complete the Ocean’s Seven.

Chemical tanker brought to Brest after collision
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Chemical tanker brought to Brest after collision

Oct 9th 2010, 1:10 PM 167 Views 0 Comments

No pollution found as tanker carrying petroleum product collides with another tanker.