A woman who is attempting to swim across the Channel in tribute to a friend of hers who died while attempting the same crossing, has been talking about the challenge.
Kathy Batts left the Kent coast this morning. She said her friend Susan Taylor would want others to continue to take on the channel swim challenge.
A woman from the South has set off this morning to swim the English Channel after her friend died attempting the same feat.
Kathy Batts is taking on the challenge just weeks after her friend, Susan Taylor, collapsed and died as she swan the same route for charity.
Teenager Natasha Lambert has conquered the English Channel in a small sailing boat - overcoming extreme physical difficulties.
She has restricted movement. But today she sailed solo 25 miles from Bologne to Dover, using just her mouth to operate the boat's delicate control system. David Johns watched as she sailed in to Dover.
A teenager from the Isle of Wight has arrived in Dover, after sailing across the English Channel using just her mouth to control her specially adapted boat.
Natasha Lambert was born with atheroid cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs as well as her speech. She took part in the 'The French Connection' challenge to raise money for charity.
A 16-year-old from the Isle of Wight will today attempt to sail across the English Channel using just her mouth to control her specially adapted boat.
Natasha Lambert was born with atheroid cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs as well as her speech. The 25 mile voyage, which starts in Bologne in France this morning and finishes in Dover, will take her around seven hours to complete.
She is raising money for the RNLI, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and Wetwheels Solent.
After more than seven decades on the seabed off the coast of England, the remains of a German World War Two bomber are now undergoing conservation work in the Midlands. Experts are cleaning up the wreckage - which they say is in remarkable condition, considering its fate.
Watch Keith Wilkinson's report.
Video. A rare warplane, raised from the seabed off Kent last week, was back in the air - briefly - today.
The World War Two Dornier 17 - a German bomber, shot down more than 70 years ago - was lifted by crane from a barge to a lorry. It's being transported to the RAF Conservation Centre in the Midlands.
A World War Two German bomber that was raised from the sea off the Kent coast on Monday 10th June 2013 has been brought back to shore. The Dornier 17 aircraft lay underwater for more than seventy years.
Staff from the RAF Museum have said the plane is remarkably well preserved with the tyres still inflated, the engines and propellors in good condition, and the bodywork still intact.
Our reporter David Johns spoke to David Keen from the RAF Museum about the salvage operation, the significance of the plane and what happens next.
The RAF Museum has been posting images of a salvaged German bomber plane that has been raised from the sea off the Kent coast. The Dornier 17 aircraft has been under water since World War Two. It has been underwater for the past seventy years.
Staff from the RAF Museum has been posting live updates on social media about when they expect a salvaged German bomber aircraft from WWII to be brought in to shore at Ramsgate. The Dornier 17 has been under water off the Kent coast for more than seventy years.