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#English Channel

# english-channel - Friday 1 March, 2019

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

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

# english-channel - Monday 25 February, 2019

Emiliano Sala: Plane wreckage found in three parts at depth of 68m, investigators say English Channel This post contains videos

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

An interim report into the fatal crash has been released.

# english-channel - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found

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

# english-channel - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Emiliano Sala search: Footballer presumed dead as rescuers suspend search

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

# english-channel - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

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

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

# english-channel - Thursday 3 January, 2019

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

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

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

# english-channel - Monday 31 December, 2018

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings Immigration This post contains videos

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

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

# english-channel - Monday 17 September, 2018

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

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

# english-channel - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Scallop Wars: British and French trawlers ram each other in tense English Channel fracas Feeling Shellfish This post contains videos

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

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

# english-channel - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Man dies attempting to swim the English Channel RIP

Man dies attempting to swim the English Channel

Douglas Waymark was taking part in the Enduroman triathlon.

# english-channel - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Search for two missing men after boat sinks in English Channel

Another man was rescued and one body has been recovered.

# english-channel - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday

That’s a lot of swimming.

# english-channel - Friday 28 November, 2014

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

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

# english-channel - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Watch: English cliff falls into the sea during rough weather Making A Splash This post contains videos

Watch: English cliff falls into the sea during rough weather

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

# english-channel - Sunday 5 May, 2013

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

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.

# english-channel - Monday 23 July, 2012

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

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

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

# english-channel - Sunday 22 July, 2012

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

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

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

# english-channel - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Irish swimmer completes gruelling open water challenge

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

# english-channel - Monday 2 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video, photos: Virgin tycoon Richard Branson and son set kitesurfing records Silver Surfer This post contains videos This post contains images

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

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

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains images

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# english-channel - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Richard Branson abandons bid to kite-surf the English Channel

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.

# english-channel - Monday 9 April, 2012

From The42 'It's like climbing Mount Everest bollock naked and blindfold' - Marathon swimmer on the verge of making history Endurance This post contains videos

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

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

# english-channel - Saturday 9 October, 2010

Chemical tanker brought to Brest after collision

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