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North Sea

Four dead as cargo ship sinks off Dutch coast

Rescuers pulled at least four bodies from the icy waters of the North Sea but suspended a search for seven missing crew early on Thursday, saying their survival seemed unlikely after their ship sank following a collision in a busy shipping lane off the Dutch coast.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Roy Bates, self-styled prince of Sealand, a British sea fort, dies at 91

The self-styled Prince Roy of Sealand, who declared a sovereign principality on an abandoned British sea fort, has died aged 91, Sealand's website announced.

12 Oct 2012 - 4:03am

Prime location offers sophisticated living

Located on the banks of the River Thames, Riverlight apartments provide a highly convenient address and an inspired opportunity for sophisticated London living.

6 May 2011 - 12:00am

Londoners look to 'make do and mend' mantra of wartime years


3 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Maddening roadworks set to tear up inner city


They have scant regard for traffic lights, they just amble through. They devour bus and cycle lanes, and annoyingly turn left without signalling. They are colour-blind to double yellow and red lines. They never pay parking meters yet they hog spaces all day.

What are they? Roadworks. The perennial bugbear of city dwellers and motorists the world over.

4 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Fishy tale

Heavy rain kills fish. It is a bizarre headline, conjuring up images of raindrops the size of cannonballs pelting to death fish going about their business. While you can discount the cannonballs, when the heavens open, it is certainly hell for the fish in London every week.

24 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Drifting into a world where dangers lurk

The River Thames rises gently in the hills of southwest England and flows east to become one of the greatest rivers in the world.

But it is not a very long or dramatic waterway. It has no dangerous waterfalls or sudden rapids, and its slow meandering course holds no surprises.

23 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

World-wise may sue Rhine

World-wise Resources says it will consider taking legal action against Rhine Holdings. Rhine has earlier said it was considering suing World-Wise over the failure of an agreed share subscription in Rhine being completed.

22 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Mahindra, Sealand co-operate

Mahindra & Mahindra unit Mahindra Realty Infrastructure Developers will form a 50-50 joint-venture transport service with Sealand Service (India), according to a report in the Economic Times of Bombay.

The newspaper said Mahindra and Sealand planned to start a door-to-door container-delivery service and establish inland container depots and container-freight stations.

16 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Time limit on North Sea pact

The European Commission says it will allow an agreement between North Sea shipping companies to operate for six years.

22 Jan 1997 - 12:00am