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When Britain Split From Europe, in a Big Way

When Britain Split From Europe, in a Big Way

The white cliffs of Dover represent a cross section of a vanished land bridge between Britain and Europe. Scientists have reconstructed how the rock formation may have been ripped away thousands of
Sporting: My Life on the Ocean Wave

Sporting: My Life on the Ocean Wave

Boats heading into the English Channel shortly after the start of the 2015 Rolex Fastnet.
Royal Navy Escorts Russian Warship Near U.K.

Royal Navy Escorts Russian Warship Near U.K.

The St. Albans, in the foreground, escorting the Russian warship Admiral Gorshkov through the North Sea.
Boris Johnson Suggests Building a Bridge From U.K. to France

Boris Johnson Suggests Building a Bridge From U.K. to France

The white cliffs of Dover, England, seen from a cross-channel ferry. Boris Johnson, Britain’s foreign secretary, raised the notion of a bridge over the Channel in a summit meeting with French
Boris Johnson Suggests Building a Bridge From U.K. to France

Boris Johnson Suggests Building a Bridge From U.K. to France

The white cliffs of Dover, England, seen from a cross-channel ferry. Boris Johnson, Britain’s foreign secretary, raised the notion of a bridge over the Channel in a summit meeting with French
Mary Anning (Entry 050.PS3420)

Mary Anning (Entry 050.PS3420)

In which a working-class woman becomes one of the greatest scientists of her age, discovers dinosaur poop, and sells seashells by the seashore. Certificate #36073.
Brexit Nightmare: 17-Mile Traffic Jams at the Dover Border

Brexit Nightmare: 17-Mile Traffic Jams at the Dover Border

A ferry arriving at the Port of Dover’s Eastern Docks in England.
Brexit Nightmare: 17-Mile Traffic Jams at the Dover Border

Brexit Nightmare: 17-Mile Traffic Jams at the Dover Border

A ferry arriving at the Port of Dover’s Eastern Docks in England.
French and U.K. Fishing Boats Clash in ‘Scallop War’

French and U.K. Fishing Boats Clash in ‘Scallop War’

A Scottish scallop dredger, right, docked at Shoreham, England, on Wednesday, a day after clashes with French fishermen off France’s northern coast.
French and U.K. Fishing Boats Clash in ‘Scallop War’

French and U.K. Fishing Boats Clash in ‘Scallop War’

A Scottish scallop dredger, right, docked at Shoreham, England, on Wednesday, a day after clashes with French fishermen off France’s northern coast.
40 Migrants Head to UK on Christmas Day Dash Across English Channel

40 Migrants Head to UK on Christmas Day Dash Across English Channel

Forty migrants were picked up in the English Channel in five separate incidents on Christmas day, believed to be the highest number of illegals and boats intercepted in one day. The first vessel was
Another Boatload of Illegal Migrants Lands in UK – 'Authorities Must Get a Grip'

Another Boatload of Illegal Migrants Lands in UK – 'Authorities Must Get a Grip'

Yet another boatload of illegal migrants has landed on the English coast, as the MP for Dover urges the authorities to "get a grip" of the situation.
UK Govt Declares Illegal English Channel Migrant Crossings 'Major Incident'

UK Govt Declares Illegal English Channel Migrant Crossings 'Major Incident'

The UK's Home Secretary has declared the illegal crossings across the English Channel from France a "major incident" after a sharp rise in boat migrants, mainly Iranian citizens, landing on Kent's
Illegal Migrants Try to Seize French Fishing Boats for Cross-Channel Runs

Illegal Migrants Try to Seize French Fishing Boats for Cross-Channel Runs

Illegal migrants appear to have boarded and forced the bridges of a number of French fishing vessels in an attempt to reach the British coast.
Farage: UK Must 'Stand Up to EU and France' to End Channel Migrant Crisis

Farage: UK Must 'Stand Up to EU and France' to End Channel Migrant Crisis

Brexit campaign leader Nigel Farage has demanded the Government "stands up to the EU and to France" to bring the Channel migrant crisis under control
Church of England Demands UK Welcome Illegal Boat Migrants: 'Everyone is Precious'

Church of England Demands UK Welcome Illegal Boat Migrants: 'Everyone is Precious'

Asserting that “every person is precious”, the Church of England has urged Britain to welcome the boatloads of illegal migrants crossing the Channel.
Ex-Immigration Chief: Channel Migrants Using Border Force, Coastguard as 'Taxi Service'

Ex-Immigration Chief: Channel Migrants Using Border Force, Coastguard as 'Taxi Service'

Britain's former director-general of Immigration Enforcement has warned illegal migrants are using Border Force and lifeboat volunteers as a "taxi service".
As Migrants Reach U.K. by Boat, Numbers Are Small but Worry Is Big

As Migrants Reach U.K. by Boat, Numbers Are Small but Worry Is Big

Members of Britain’s Border Force with an intercepted migrant dinghy off the Kent coast on Monday, in this picture obtained from social media.
As Migrants Reach U.K. by Boat, Numbers Are Small but Worry Is Big

As Migrants Reach U.K. by Boat, Numbers Are Small but Worry Is Big

Members of Britain’s Border Force with an intercepted migrant dinghy off the Kent coast on Monday, in this picture obtained from social media.
A Dozen Migrants Land on English Beach as Top Officials Discuss Channel Crisis

A Dozen Migrants Land on English Beach as Top Officials Discuss Channel Crisis

LONDON (AP) - Police picked up a group of 12 migrants found on a beach in southwestern England as top British officials met Monday to discuss the increasing numbers of people attempting to cross the