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2014-10-13 08:21:06

DOVER, England, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating a landmark achievement in the rich and varied history of the Port of Dover, the Dover Harbour Board is delighted to confirm the Marine Management Organisation has approved the Board's application (through a Harbour Revision Order) for additional powers. George Jenkins, Chairman, Dover Harbour Board, said: "The Board are delighted that the future of the Port of Dover as a trust port has been secured,...

2008-09-26 18:00:10

Poor weather yesterday scuppered a Swiss adventurer's record breaking attempt to become the first person to fly solo across the English Channel using a single jet-propelled wing. Yves Rossy - Fusionman - was due to jump from a plane more than 8,200ft (2,500m) up, fire up jets on his home-made wing and soar across one of the world's busiest shipping lanes. But a late build-up of cloud in the Dover area put paid to the attempt and it is looking likely it will take place today. It is...


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