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Disbelief Greets Images of Perfect English Beach

Online posts suspect photo manipulation, but British insist it's real

(Newser) - Global expectations for English beaches evidently aren't that high. When a photo of President Biden and Prime Minister Boris Johnson looking out over a perfect Cornwall beach hit Twitter , some people thought it looked too perfect. "Have you photoshopped an Australian beach in there?" one user posted. "...

You've Never Seen a Jellyfish Quite Like This
You've Never Seen a
Jellyfish Quite Like This
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You've Never Seen a Jellyfish Quite Like This

Barrel jellyfish as big as a person filmed off UK coast

(Newser) - A biologist is urging people to "get in the water" after she had an hour-long encounter with a barrel jellyfish as big as herself. Lizzie Daly was diving off the coast of Cornwall, on the southwest tip of the UK, when "out of the murk came this huge,...

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,...

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...

UK Beaches Awash in Cocaine
UK Beaches Awash in Cocaine

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. “...

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