Thames

Buy This Fort On The Thames And Embrace Your Inner Bond Villain

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK

Ever wanted to live in your own fort? This place, boasting spectacular sea views, could be own seven-bedroom mansion, but you may need to do it up a b...

Major Rescue Operation After Thames Boat Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK

Dramatic pictures have emerged after a ferry and a cargo boat collided on the Thames near the landmark OXO tower. Hundreds of passengers were on bo...

Lower Thames Scheme Must Be Completed Within 10 Years

Adam Afriyie | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Politics
Adam Afriyie

rotecting the Thames Valley from flooding is in the local, regional and national interest. I'm optimistic this can be achieved. The prime minister has shown his support for investing in flood defences and the government's fully behind accelerating this scheme. We just need to crack on...

Why Man and Not Mother Nature Is Responsible for the Winter Floods

Simon Thomas | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK
Simon Thomas

It's clear to me, and no doubt the thousands of people whose lives have been destroyed by the winter floods that it's not just nature that is to blame for the now annual flood destruction, farmers and Government must also share in the responsibility. After all, we had been warned. And repeatedly.

How Brits Battled The Floods Before, In Exactly The Same Way

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

These wonderfully historic pictures show how Britons coped with UK floods in exactly the same way, even though they were taken decades apart. The n...

PHOTOS: Historical Flooding Pictures

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

Flooding has affected the majority of the country in recent weeks, but mainly in the west country. The torrential rainfall is now affecting the River ...

LOOK: 18 Shocking Photos Of The Thames Bursting Its Banks

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Communities along the banks of the River Thames have become the latest to reach for the sandbags after the Environment Agency issued a number of sever...

London Duck Boats Suspended After Blaze

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK

Duck boat tours in London have been suspended after a dramatic blaze that forced passengers to leap into the Thames. An investigation is under way ...

Dozens Of Swans Removed From Thames After Mystery Oil Spill

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK

Eighty swans have been removed from the River Thames due to a mystery oil spill which is baffling authorities. Thames Water was called out at 10:30...

Woman And Child Saved Following River Plunge

Posted 27.01.2013 | UK

A woman and her two-year-old son were rescued from the River Thames, emergency crews said. The boy had fallen through open railings into the water ...

What The Duck Is Going On Here?

Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

A giant rubber duck was spotted floating down the river Thames on Tuesday which had onlookers thinking they'd gone quackers. But fears of an oncomi...

Boat Race Addition Can Only Be Good For All Concerned

Simon Bajkowski | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Simon Bajkowski

Everybody knows of 'The Boat Race', of course. Every year around the Easter period, a selection of very good rowers from Oxford and Cambridge slog their guts out on the Thames for about 20 minutes to batter their opponents into exhausted defeat. Less well known is the women's Boat Race.

To Put Park Lane Into a Tunnel Should be to Recover the Lost Parkland, Boris, Not for Building Upon

Peter Martindale | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

I read with interest recently, enthusiastic support for London Mayor Boris Johnson as visionary for proposing to sink Park Lane (Mayfair, London) into a tunnel and to build on the land thus freed-up. Oh dear, environmental awareness certainly escapes Boris!

UFO Spotted Hovering Over The Thames Estuary (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

Footage of a flickering orb hovering over the Thames Estuary has sparked excitement among UFO watchers. The clip was filmed by a motorist driving ...

Boris Pledges New Thames Tunnel 'Within 10 Years' To Ease Traffic Snarl

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Politics

London mayor Boris Johnson will pledge to deliver a new tunnel for road traffic under the Thames in the east of the capital within the next 10 years. ...

PHOTOS: Gangway To HMS Belfast Collapses Into Thames

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

The gangway to the London tourist attraction HMS Belfast has collapsed into the Thames to the shock of visitors and ship workers. Part of the scaff...

Thames Riverboat Crashes Into Pier, Injuring Four People

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

A Thames riverboat has crashed into a pier that is overlooked by some of the capital's top landmarks, police said. Four people w...

David Walliams Still Suffering

Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- David Walliams is still suffering from the after-effects of his charity Thames swim. The funnyman struggled with a stomach ups...

David Walliams Powers On With Thames Swim, Despite Stomach Bug

www.dailymail.co.uk | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Doubts were cast over his ability to complete the grueling 140-mile swim after he was struck down with a stomach bug. But David Walliams is pushin...

Body Found After Tug Boat Sinking

PA | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A man's body has been found following the sinking of a tug boat in the River Thames. It was found near Convoy's Wharf, Deptfor...