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Man,70, crosses English Channel in just 18 hours

August 31st, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) A 70-year-old man Wednesday created a world record by becoming the oldest person to have swum across the English Channel.Roger Allsopp, from Guernsey, a British Crown ... Read more...

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Chemical tanker in trouble off French coast

October 8th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A chemical tanker with thousands of tons of gasoline product was seen being towed toward the northwestern coast of France on Friday. The tanker collided with a large bulk carrier ship ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga pictured getting cosy with brunette woman on boat off French coast

May 24th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): 'Poker Face' singer Lady Gaga has been photographed frolicking and rolling around with an attractive mystery brunette on a yacht off the French coast.According to the Mail ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Churchills secret army

January 11th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Winston Churchill ordered recruitment of ordinary people from all walks of life, including clergymen, farmers and housewives, with one mission: to sabotage and kill the Nazis if ... Read more...

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Seven feared dead as Airbus A320 crashes into sea

November 28th, 2008 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 28 (DPA) Three people died and four were missing and feared dead in the crash Thursday of an Airbus A-320 jet into the Mediterranean Sea during a maintenance flight.The aircraft ... Read more...

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Lord Nelson’’s letter detailing naval strategy before Battle of Trafalgar up for grabs

November 25th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 25 (ANI): A letter that Lord Nelson had written 20 months before the Battle of Trafalgar in February 1804, when his fleet were blockading the French inside Toulon, is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fire in the Eurotunnel shuts down all services

September 11th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by David M N James
A huge fire has gutted down some key areas of the Eurotunnel.Train traffic through the Channel Tunnel, which links England and France, has been suspended following a fire, officials said. The ... Read more...

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Guernsey granted ICC associate status

July 6th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Guernsey, an island country in the English Channel off the French coast of Nornmandy, in has been granted associated member status of the International Cricket Council (ICC). ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Two dead as late-winter storm strikes French coast

March 11th, 2008 - 4:34 am ICT by admin
DPA Paris, March 11 (DPA) Two people were killed when a storm with winds of up to 140 km per hour struck the French coast at Brittany and Normandy and then swept inland, ... Read more...

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