Part of Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service specialist water rescue crew responded to burning boat on River Thames

An investigation has now been launched after an abandoned boat was spotted on fire on the River Thames. It later sank close to the Wokingham Waterside Centre.

Newlyn expanded Panama Canal opens on 26 June

The long awaited expansion of the Panama Canal has now opened. Thousands of people watched the first ship make its inaugural trip along the waterway.

Some of the men in their makeshift raft off Anglesey

The Moelfre inshore lifeboat rescued the five men on their makeshift raft as they struggled to paddle back to shore in 20 mph winds.

Pendennis Shipyard, Falmouth, Cornwall

The redevelopment of Pendennis Shipyard has won the infrastructure category in the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) South West Awards.

The remains of the Stover Canal barge

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a Stover Canal barge near Newton Abbot in Devon. It is believed to be the only one of its kind found.