English Channel

Udaipur's mermaid Gauravi Singhvi crosses English channel

Udaipur's mermaid Gauravi Singhvi crosses English channel. Watch video to know more

Sep 12, 2019, 17:32 PM IST

French 'Flying Man' Franky Zapata crosses English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard

French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, after a previous ended with him falling into the sea.

Aug 04, 2019, 14:15 PM IST

Neil Warnock calls off Cardiff's Tenerife trip to mourn Emiliano Sala

January signing Sala was travelling to Cardiff from French club Nantes when the plane he was on crashed in the English Channel last month.

Feb 11, 2019, 16:18 PM IST

Rescuers end search for missing plane carrying soccer star Emiliano Sala

Rescuers said the chances of survival were extremely remote.

Jan 24, 2019, 21:26 PM IST

Claudio Ranieri devastated by Emiliano Sala's disappearance

Sala played under Ranieri at Nantes last season and finished the campaign as the club's top scorer with 12 goals.

Jan 23, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Para-swimmer Satender creates record by crossing English Channel in little over 12 hours

Accompanied by three other swimmers in relay formation, Satender managed to cross the English Channel despite his inability to use his lower limbs.

Jun 25, 2018, 14:10 PM IST

As Britain welcomes 20,000 Syrians, Eritreans say they also deserve to stay

Two young Eritreans, recent arrivals in northern England after paying smugglers thousands of dollars to take them across the Sahara desert, Mediterranean Sea and English channel, are hoping the British government will let them stay.

Sep 23, 2015, 13:19 PM IST

Couple slips off the wall while having sex, dies

A French couple plunged to their death while `having sex` on the wall surrounding a castle on Chausey island in the English Channel, media reported.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

Boris Becker to apply for British citizenship: Reports

German tennis legend Boris Becker, in a sensational revelation, said that he will apply for British citizenship.

Jun 10, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Three Russian ships in English Channel, says Britain

Three Russian ships including a destroyer have entered the English Channel and are being monitored by Britain's Royal Navy as they pass through, the Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday.

Apr 14, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

Swimmer Bula Choudhury's house burgled

Former national women's swimming champion Bula Choudhury's residence in West Bengal's Hooghly district was burgled on Saturday and many of her valuables, including commemorative plaques and medals, were stolen.

Mar 14, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

Britain summons Russian ambassador after two bombers flew over English Channel

Britain has urged for a meeting with the Russian ambassador after two Russian bombers flew over the English Channel as RAF typhoons were scrambled.

Jan 30, 2015, 10:57 AM IST

Jaguar Land Rover awaits news of 1,200 cars aboard beached ship

Jaguar Land Rover said on Tuesday it was awaiting word on the fate of 1,200 luxury vehicles aboard a 51,000-tonne car transporter ship that has run aground in the English Channel.

Jan 07, 2015, 01:31 AM IST

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.

Jan 04, 2015, 01:34 AM IST

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.

Dec 18, 2014, 22:36 PM IST

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.

Nov 05, 2014, 18:35 PM IST

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.

Oct 22, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

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.

Aug 28, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

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.

Jan 08, 2014, 01:44 AM IST

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.

Aug 14, 2012, 20:36 PM IST