Rescuers save man clinging to capsized boat off Japanese island

Rescuers save man clinging to capsized boat off Japanese island

A 69-year-old man clinging to the bottom of his capsized boat drifted in choppy waters for nearly a day until he was saved by Japan’s coast guard, officials said. Video of the rescue provided by the coast guard showed the…

UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel - BBC News

UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel – BBC News

The UK government has called on France to allow British security staff to conduct joint patrols on French beaches. It follows the deaths of 27 people in the English Channel when their inflatable boat sunk as they tried to make…

31 people drown crossing English Channel as inflatable dingy capsizes - BBC News

31 people drown crossing English Channel as inflatable dingy capsizes – BBC News

31 people, including five women and a little girl, died on Wednesday after their rubber boat capsized while they attempted the sea crossing from France to Britain. It’s the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the English Channel. Two…

Toxic gas fear as Spanish volcano lava reaches ocean - BBC News

Toxic gas fear as Spanish volcano lava reaches ocean – BBC News

Red-hot lava from a volcano erupting on the Spanish island of La Palma has reached the sea, sending out vast clouds of steam, and it’s feared, toxic gases.   Many homes and crops have been destroyed and thousands of people forced…