Hurricane-force winds pound U.K. and Europe, upending travel

World Feb 10, 2020

Hurricane-force winds pound U.K. and Europe, upending travel

Storm Ciara battered the U.K. and Northern Europe with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains Sunday, halting flights and trains and producing heaving seas that closed down ports. Soccer games, farmers' markets and cultural events were canceled as authorities urged millions of people to stay ...

National Aug 15, 2013

Hiroshima man, 70, falls short in attempt to swim English Channel

Faced with strong waves just kilometers from reaching the French shore, 70-year-old Toshio Tominaga of Hiroshima on Wednesday abandoned his attempt to become the oldest Japanese person to swim the English Channel. "I want to do my best and challenge myself next year," Tominaga said ...