Read more about the article WWII Ship Sunk By RAF Is Leaking Dangerous Pollutants Into Sea
Image shows the torn deck plating of the V 1302 John Mahn that was damaged by the bomb that hit amidships, undated photo. Belgian scientists found out that the shipwreck leaked many pollutants into the sea, changing the ocean floor around it. (VLIZ/Newsflash)

WWII Ship Sunk By RAF Is Leaking Dangerous Pollutants Into Sea

A Nazi patrol boat sunk by the RAF in World War II is leaking toxic pollutants into the sea and is set to be even more dangerous as it rusts away, a new study has revealed. The V 1302 John Mahn was a German fishing trawler used as a patrol…

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Read more about the article Four-Year-Old Syrian Girl Dies On Stranded Migrant Boat
The 4-year-old girl died of thirst on a boat loaded with migrants that was stuck on the high seas for about 10 days and no country wanted to rescue the migrants, despite repeated calls for help. (Newsflash)

Four-Year-Old Syrian Girl Dies On Stranded Migrant Boat

A four-year-old Syrian girl who left Lebanon for Europe on a fishing boat with 60 other migrants died of thirst after no ship or country came to their aid. Loujin Ahmed Nasif had boarded the boat with her mother and one-year-old sister in their attempt to seek a better life…

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Read more about the article Turkey To Ship 1.5 Million Carnations For Queen’s Funeral
Photo shows the carnations that will be used during the mourning period and the funeral of Britains Queen Elizabeth II. (Newsflash)

Turkey To Ship 1.5 Million Carnations For Queen’s Funeral

Turkey is shipping more than 1.5 million carnations for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral. Florists are said to be working overtime in Turkey's Antalya and Isparta provinces, which are both renowned for their flower industries, according to Turkish media. Growers are reportedly turning to air cargo, instead of land freight, to…

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Read more about the article Greenpeace UK Creates Underwater Boulder Barrier To Block Destructive Industrial Fishing
A boulder bearing Caroline Lucas' name is placed in the sea. Greenpeace UK place 18 limestone boulders on the seabed in the South West Deeps Marine Protected Area to block destructive industrial fishing. Campaigners and crew on board Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise sail to the western English Channel to make a portion of the South West Deeps off-limits to bottom-trawling. (Kristian Buus,Greenpeace,SWNS/Newsflash)

Greenpeace UK Creates Underwater Boulder Barrier To Block Destructive Industrial Fishing

Greenpeace UK has placed 18 limestone boulders on the seabed in the western English Channel to block destructive industrial fishing. On Thursday 1 September, campaigners and crew on board Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise sailed to the South West Deeps (East) Marine Protected Area to make a portion of the area…

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Read more about the article Black Death Only Spread Because Man Was Too Close To Rats, Says Oxford Study
The Black Rat (Rattus rattus) which is one of the most common of the world’s 56 Rattus species, and is also known as the house, roof or ship rat. It is found throughout Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas. (division, CSIRO/Newsflash)

Black Death Only Spread Because Man Was Too Close To Rats, Says Oxford Study

The Black Death was only possible because human civilisation had become advanced enough to allow rats to survive and flourish, according to the first study of the ancient genes of the black rat. Rattus rattus, otherwise known as the black, house, ship, or roof rat is one of the most…

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Read more about the article Pod Of Dolphins Follows Cruise Ship Along UKs Most Westerly Point
A pod of dolphins escorting a Scottish cruise boat. (@saltiremarine/Newsflash)

Pod Of Dolphins Follows Cruise Ship Along UKs Most Westerly Point

This is the moment a pod of dolphins swims alongside a cruise ship near the UK mainland’s most westerly point. The scene was filmed near Ardnamurchan Point, Scotland, by skipper Neil White, 46, on the MV Glen Shiel cruise ship. He shared the clip on social media with the message:…

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Read more about the article Survivor Of Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Disaster Receives GBP 80K In Compo
Costa Concordia, the ship involved in a accident on the Island of Giglio, Italy, on 13th January 2012, the Court of Genoa granted Ernesto Carusotti, one of the EUR 77 thousand in compensation, in December, 2021. (Newsflash)

Survivor Of Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Disaster Receives GBP 80K In Compo

A survivor of the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster in 2012 has received nearly GBP 80,000 in compensation for ‘post-shipwreck stress’. The Costa Concordia cruise ship struck an underwater rock, capsized, and sank off Giglio Island near the coast of Tuscany on 13th January 2012. The Court of Genoa has…

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Read more about the article Star Wars Buffs Build Life Size X Wing After Mandalorian Ship Destroyed By Bad Weather
An X-wing Starfighter From Star Wars was built in Sakha, Russia. (@just.ayaal/Newsflash)

Star Wars Buffs Build Life Size X Wing After Mandalorian Ship Destroyed By Bad Weather

These images show how Russian cosplayers who built a life-size replica of the Mandalorian's ship before it was destroyed by bad weather have doubled down with an impressive replica of Luke Skywalker's X-Wing. Newsflash spoke to Ayaal Federov, 29, in an exclusive interview about the new X-Wing starfighter and he…

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Read more about the article Huge 32 Foot Dead Whale Found Stuck On The Bow Of A Japanese Tanker As It Pulled Into Harbour
Crew found a whale caught on the bow of a tanker that arrived at Mizushima Port in Kurashiki City, Japan, on 20th September.

Huge 32 Foot Dead Whale Found Stuck On The Bow Of A Japanese Tanker As It Pulled Into Harbour

These shocking images show a 32-foot whale carcass that was found wedged on the bow of a Japanese tanker as it pulled into harbour. The images were captured in the port of Mizushima in the Japanese city of Kurashiki City on Monday (20th September). The Mizushima Coast Guard Department was…

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Read more about the article Bulgaria Blames Turkish Crew After Huge Cargo Ship Runs Aground Off Coast
A cargo ship ran aground near Kamen Bryag, Bulgaria.

Bulgaria Blames Turkish Crew After Huge Cargo Ship Runs Aground Off Coast

A huge cargo ship has run aground off the Bulgarian coast and the authorities have accused the Turkish crew of either sleeping or boozing and failing to change its course. The Vera Su, a cargo ship owned by the Turkish company Kamer Shipping and flying under the Panamanian flag, ran…

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