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.
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.
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.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
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)
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.
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.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.