Ferries are blocked by protesting fishing boats in Whitehall wargame preparing for no-deal

Ferries were confronted by a blockade of protesting fishing boats, care homes were shut down and a gang of bandits hijacked a vaccine shipment in a no-deal Brexit tabletop exercise.  Post-Brexit wargame Operation Capstone also saw medicines heading for hospitals battling with mounting Covid-19 cases stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier yesterday warned there … Read more

France REFUSES to stop cross-channel migrant boats in the water

French authorities are refusing to intercept migrant boats heading for Britain once they are in the English Channel, despite receiving millions of pounds of UK taxpayers cash to cut off the route, a minister admitted today. Chris Philp admitted that a £28million deal signed with Paris at the weekend would not affect migrants who manage … Read more

Forget locks, Poland’s Elblag Canal moves boats up and down hills on RAIL TRACKS

Forget locks, boats on this canal are moved up and down hills on an amazing system of RAIL TRACKS laid on land Poland’s Elblag Canal uses a system of five inclined planes between its lakes, which are too steep for locks So rail tracks run carriages to transport the boats up and down hills up to … Read more

Hayley Atwell leaps across taxi boats daring stunt as filming continues for Mission Impossible 7

Filming for the much-anticipated action movie was recently halted due to 12 people on set reportedly testing positive for COVID-19.  And Hayley Atwell was back in action as she filmed a daring stunt alongside star Tom Cruise as production continued on Mission Impossible 7 in Venice on Friday. The actress, 38, was seen leaping across … Read more

CHRISTOPHER STEVENS:Soggy hosts and celebs rowing boats – it’s hardly oar-inspiring…

Don’t Rock The Boat   Rating: Judge Rinder’s Crime Stories  Rating: Science tells us that chemistry is the basis of everything in the universe. Nothing would exist without a chemical reaction. But science clearly doesn’t know about A.J. Odudu and Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff.  Big Brother Bit On The Side presenter A.J. and ex-England cricket captain … Read more

Flooding chaos as firefighters use boats to rescue stranded motorists in North Yorkshire

Firefighters had to rescue stranded motorists on Sunday after a fortnight’s worth of rain brought by Storm Aiden fell in just 24 hours.  Nearly four inches of rain fell in North-West England during Sunday. The average for the whole month of November is 10 inches. In North Yorkshire, firefighters used boats to rescue nine people … Read more

Huge fleet of 300 Chinese fishing boats is ‘raping’ Galapagos Islands’ waters, causing damage

Huge fleet of 300 Chinese fishing boats is ‘raping’ Galapagos Islands’ waters, pillaging food supplies and causing unprecedented environmental damage, officials say Fleet includes fish processing plants, refuelling vessels and colossal trawlers Boats raided the Galapagos Islands’ protected waters throughout the summer They have since moved south and anchored off Peru after international outcry Islands … Read more

Duck Boats could return to the Thames as a ferry service while Hammersmith Bridge is shut

Steeped in military history, these amphibious vessels ploughed up the beaches of Normandy carrying supplies to the allied troops during D-Day. And now bright yellow duck boats could come to the rescue of Londoners by ferrying them across the River Thames while Hammersmith Bridge remains closed. MailOnline can reveal that London Duck Tours has thrown … Read more

Pupils at £39,000-a-year St Paul’s School have ferried across the Thames in BOATS after bridge shuts

Parents of pupils at £39,000-a-year St Paul’s School have been ferrying them across the Thames in BOATS due to Hammersmith Bridge closure – as it’s revealed crossing won’t reopen to traffic for two years Parents of pupils at St Paul’s School started enterprising trips to get to class One river user said ‘As enterprising as … Read more

Scientists baffled as killer whales launch spate of ‘attacks’ on boats off Spain and Portugal

Scientists are baffled as killer whales launch spate of ‘attacks’ on boats off Spain and Portugal, leaving at least one crewman hurt Multiple boats have been targeted by a group of killer whales in recent months In one ‘attack’ a boat was surrounded by nine animals before being spun round Sailors in the area also report … Read more