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Sunday Aug 17 | The New Zealand Herald

Monday, August 25.

1875 - Matthew Webb, British professional swimmer, becomes the first person to swim across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to Calais, France, in 22 hours.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

EU's deluge of migrants a badge of economic success

Afghan migrant Abdullah Shah sits in his hut in the 'jungle,' a squalid makeshift camp on the fringes of Calais, France, where hopeful economic migrants wait for a chance to clamber aboard a truck headed for the Channel Tunnel and Britain.

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Related Topix: France, World News

Mon Aug 11, 2014

New York Daily News

Monster-fighting kids star in photos against abuse

Laure Fauvel, 22, from Calais, France, wanted to create images to raise awareness of sexual abuse and show that children don't have to be victims.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, France, World News

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Daily Mail

Hundreds of desperate refugees from Africa and Middle East set up...

Washing hanging from fences, food served out the back of vans and hole-ridden tents: Photos give insight into Calais's 'Jungle 2' camp where refugees stay as they wait for chance to enter UK Migrants clashed in a turf war last week as tensions in the illegal camp in Calais spilled over into violence With no running water, clashes at soup kitchens ... (more)

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Related Topix: France, World News

Tue Aug 05, 2014

This Is Lancashire

Migrant groups clash in Calais

A group of migrants make their way through Calais, France, as tensions remain high following overnight clashes between rival groups waiting to try and cross the Channel to Britain.

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Related Topix: France, World News, United Kingdom, Kent County, England,

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

WWI: Honour for sons who didn't return

In a corner of Ashburton Domain and Gardens, by the rose gardens, green moss is rubbed on the chunk of grey stone laid at the trunk's foot.

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Related Topix: France, World News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Live Science

Toot Sweet! Brit Fires 16-Foot Fart Machine at France

An English plumber welded an enormous fart machine, drove it to the White Cliffs of Dover and blasted it at France.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Inventions, Science / Technology

Hemmings Auto Blogs

Cars of Futures Past - 1961-1968 Amphicar 770

The problem with conventional automobiles is this: Hardcore 4x4s aside, they need roads to operate on.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Cameron seeks to reverse Labour's 'soft touch' approach to immigration

Cameron seeks to reverse Labour's 'soft touch' approach to immigration with plans for migrants to get benefits for just three months The period for which European migrants can claim benefits is to be halved and recruitment agencies banned from advertising jobs exclusively overseas, David Cameron is to announce today.

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A-Infos Radio Project

The Final Straw: Migrant solidarity and squatting in Calais, France, Segment 1

Calais is a port city in France that sits as the major nexus of migrants attempting to leave the French mainland to reach the U.K. in seek of asylum.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Gordon Hensman's Weatherview

Antarctica has several gentle domes, and this one, one of the continent's highest points, endured the lowest temperature recorded on earth in 2013 This was a very warm spell but without any spectacularly high temperatures.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Metro UK News

British inventor and YouTube star Colin Furze working on a fart gun to shoot at France, apparently

Colin Furze, an engineer, inventor and general nutter has over 500,000 subscribers to his Youtube channel where he superpowers vehicles such as mobility scooters and bicycles , and generally makes a lot of noise and explosions.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, France, World News

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