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RAF Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Military Planes Over The English Channel

RAF fighter jets have intercepted a number of Russian military planes flying close to UK airspace.

The Foreign Office said the Russian planes “caused disruption to civil aviation” yesterday, and RAF Typhoons were scrambled to escort them “throughout the time they were in the UK area of interest” – reported to be the English Channel. 293 more words


Did the Genesis' flood separate England from Europe?

For decades, it was thought a land bridge that once connected Britain to Europe had disappeared through a combination of slow erosion and rising seas. Some believe this separation took place over one million years ago. 529 more words


Crossing the Channel

On the scale of things, a two-week wait for a weather window to cross the English Channel is not much. We’ve heard stories of barges waiting two months for a suitable crossing weather. 2,805 more words


The Channel Crossing: Prepping the Barge

In the interest of helping others who will do the Channel crossing at some point in the future, I thought I share what we did to secure the loose stuff before things got bumpy. 641 more words


Eurostar Suspends Trains After Smoke Detected In Channel Tunnel

Eurostar has announced that it has suspended all train services after automatic detectors identified smoke in the Channel Tunnel. 196 more words


Winter Solstice, Southern Sky

The midday sun lies low over the horizon and the English Channel. December 2014, Rustington, West Sussex, UK.


Winter Solstice, Southern Sky 2

People walk along the English Channel at Rustington beach during low tide. December 2014, Rustington, West Sussex, UK.