Migrants clash in French port city amid tensions, 7 injured

A clash between about 200 migrants trying to get to Britain from the northern French port city of Calais left seven injured early Saturday.

Sachin Tendulkar calls para-athlete Masudur Rahman Baidya
Sachin Tendulkar calls para-athlete Masudur Rahman Baidya

Disabled swimmer Masudur Rahman Baidya, a double amputee below the knee who conquered the English Channel, on Thursday found an admirer in none other than Indian sporting icon Sachin Tendulkar.

French minister suggests UK officials should be sent to Calais

British officials should be sent to the French port of Calais to deter a tide of illegal migrants hoping to cross the English Channel, France`s interior minister suggested Wednesday.

Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel claims new distance record
Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel claims new distance record

Australian long-distance swimmer Chloe McCardel became the first person to swim almost 80 miles (129 kilometers) unassisted in open water on Wednesday during a 42.5 hour crossing from Eleuthera islands in the Bahamas to Nassau, according to her support team.

Australian triathlete mistaken for illegal immigrant on Channel swim
Australian triathlete mistaken for illegal immigrant on Channel swim

An Australian triathlete was mistaken for an illegal immigrant by British residents and held up by border authorities when set to swim the English Channel, local media reported.

UK storm: More flood warnings after damaging tides and rain

Large swathes of the UK were warned of the risk of floods as the Met Office forecast heavy rainfall for south and south-east England on Tuesday.

Illegal migrant Asian woman dies in Channel crossing

Police in Calais said her body was found on a beach near the coastal town of Wimereux on Sunday.

IAF`s Swimming Team crosses English Channel

Led by Wing Commander Paramvir Singh, IAF`s Swimming Team has become the first ever Armed Forces team to successfully swim the English Channel.

Kolkata girl crosses English Channel

Twenty-two-year-old city girl
Amrita Das crossed the English Channel, completing the 34-km
challenge in 13 hours and 42 minutes.

Kolkata girl crosses English Channel

Twenty-two-year-old city girl
Amrita Das crossed the English Channel, completing the 34-km
challenge in 13 hours and 42 minutes.

Woman sets world record, slowest to swim English Channel

A woman shattered a nearly 90-year world record for swimming across the English Channel - by being the slowest person ever.

Woman sets world record, slowest to swim English Channel

A woman shattered a nearly 90-year world record for swimming across the English Channel - by being the slowest person ever.

Cold leaves 4 passenger trains stuck under English Channel

British media say four trains with more than 2,000 passengers aboard have broken down in the Channel Tunnel due to wintry weather.

Pune boy completes three long distance swims in a month

Pune teenager Aditya Raut completed the arduous and energy-sapping feat of swimming across three different seas, including the English Channel, in a space of 25 days.

Pune boy completes three long distance swims in a month

Pune teenager Aditya Raut completed the arduous and energy-sapping feat of swimming across three different seas, including the English Channel, in a space of 25 days.

Rashmi Sharma crosses English Channel for third time

West Bengal’s Rashmi Sharma has crossed the English Channel for the third time, her family sources said on Friday.

Rashmi Sharma crosses English Channel for third time

West Bengal’s Rashmi Sharma has crossed the English Channel for the third time, her family sources said on Friday.