Three Americans from New Mexico completed the first transatlantic balloon flight, landing in a barley field 60 miles from Paris, 138 hours and six minutes after lifting off from Presque Isle, Maine. 293 more words
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My plan was always not to drink until I arrived in my Brussels hotel but when the captain said 90 minutes crossing time I knew I needed some beer to pass the time
My plan was always not to drink until I arrived in my Brussels hotel, but when the captain said 90 minutes crossing time, I knew I needed some beer to pass the time, and this meant that despite peeing three times before we reboarded our coach in the ferry, I was still absolutely painfully bursting to pee for the entire 3-hour journey to Brussels. 489 more words
The Russian Northern Fleet’s Vice-Admiral Kulakov large anti-submarine destroyer ship has entered the Bay of Biscay, the Fleet’s press service told TASS on Tuesday.
“Today, the Northern Fleet’s Vice-Admiral Kulakov large antisubmarine destroyer has crossed the English Channel and entered the Bay of Biscay. 133 more words
A man in his 40s has died while attempting to swim the English Channel.
Douglas Waymark is understood to have got into difficulty while taking part in a gruelling triathlon. 155 more words