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Freak Wave Turns Family Vacation Into Nightmare

Father, toddler daughter drown after being pulled into water from beach

(Newser) - A family in England is in mourning after a vacation turned into a horrifying fight for life that both the father and a toddler daughter ultimately lost. The Bruynius family had traveled from London to a resort in Cornwall and were fishing on rocks on the beach on Aug. 19,... More »

3 Surfers Die in Single Incident

Cornwall trio in 'wrong place at wrong time'

(Newser) - Surf tragedy in Britain: Three people died after being caught in a rip current off a beach in Cornwall yesterday. Police say a man and woman in their 40s and a man in his 50s died after they were pulled unconscious from the water and airlifted to the hospital, reports... More »

UK Beaches Awash in Cocaine

$1.2 million in cocaine appears to have drifted across the Atlantic

(Newser) - When a British beachcomber brought police a wheelbarrow full of 50 lbs. of pure Colombian cocaine the other day, Cornwall police weren’t stunned. In the last 3 weeks, five other such packages have washed up on Cornwall’s beaches, with a total street value of $1.2 million. “... More »

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