Protesting ferry workers block Calais port; Channel Tunnel closed

Jul 1, 2015

Protesting ferry workers block Calais port; Channel Tunnel closed

Ferry workers on Tuesday threatened to continue their protest on Wednesday after blocking Calais’ port for two days, forcing the closure of the Channel Tunnel linking France and England for several hours. The ferry workers on Tuesday blocked the tunnel’s entrance by setting fire ...

Japanese, British 'Death Railway' veterans meet, 73 years on

Jun 23, 2015

Japanese, British 'Death Railway' veterans meet, 73 years on

A Japanese engineer on the notorious World War II “Death Railway” and a British soldier forced to build the line clasped each other’s hands tightly Monday as they met in reconciliation. Mikio Kinoshita, 94, and former prisoner of war Harold Atcherley, 96, whose Japanese ...