The first fatalities of the summer sailing season when Europe's seas swallow up thousands of migrants, many of them refugees fleeing conflict, has begun
A passenger ferry has crashed into a pier in the Canary Islands, causing an oil slick from damaged underwater fuel pipes.
Rescue ships took on thousands of survivors from dinghies in deteriorating weather in the Mediterranean between Friday and Sunday.
Some 70 women and children are among hundreds of migrants brought to the shores of Sicily after being rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday (February…
French skipper Armel Le Cleac’h held off Britain’s Alex Thomson to win the gruelling solo round-the-world Vendee Globe sailing race.
The Water-skiing Santa and his flying elves, the Grinch and his friends, dazzle spectators with their water skills.
Russian warships have been forced to drive away a Dutch submarine which were apparently tailing the convoy including the Admiral Kutznetsov aircraft carrier, according to a military spokesperson
Almost 700 migrants were taken to the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday (November 7) after being rescued at sea by Italian and Spanish ships.
This is the terrifying moment a shark came crashing into a diving cage – with someone trapped inside.
A Filipino crew member died and two others were critically injured when a lifeboat fell off the world’s biggest cruise liner.
New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…
Portuguese Maritime Police rescued 38 migrants including several babies and infants from a dinghy in the Aegean sea on Sunday (September 4).
As night approaches, the Jinzhou World Landscape Art Exposition Garden is illuminated by 100 million lights which entrance visitors in a world of fantasy and…
Three people – described as of ‘North African’ origin – are facing court after scuffles in Corsica, which left five people injured.
It’s the madcap challenge with a strikingly sane goal – pedalling underwater from England to France to learn more about the marine environment.
Marine biodiversity is rich in sources for medicine and cosmetic science, as Spanish researchers are discovering on the Mediterranean coast.
Underwater species can help us stay young Scientists are looking for new bioactive molecules in marine invertebrates Bioactive molecules can prevent ageing and age-related diseases Selected invertebra
A defiant China has now formalised its objections to an international tribunal ruling that says its claims to territorial rights in the South China Sea have no legal…
An international court has ruled against Beijing over its territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea.
A search vessel has recovered human remains from the underwater crash site of Egyptair flight MS804 which went down in the Mediterranean in May.
Familiar scenes as bodies are recovered from the beach close to Libyan coastal city of Zuwara as numbers of boats making the crossing to Italy surge.
From the ocean to the science lab, researchers are investigating whether a chemical found in sea snails may be used to tackle chemo-resistant cancers.
On May 25, the Aquarius, a boat belonging to the association "SOS Méditerranée", returned from its tenth rescue operation: the lives of 388 migrants were…
The hunt for missing EgyptAir flight MS804 intensified on Saturday as Egypt’s military released a video of the first debris found during its search in the Mediterranean…