Channel Island beaches under threat

Drastic action had to be taken when an oil slick several miles long threatened the Channel Islands’ beaches. Soldiers staged a mutiny at Guernsey’s Fort George, and, in Jersey, the body of a missing banker was found at t he back of a cave. Two murder cases came to the courts, each with a sensational outcome, and a coup leader was released from Elizabeth Castle when his wife successfully won him his freedom.

The Channel Islands this week
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Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney: little islands with big stories to tell. They’ve seen earthquakes and witchcraft trials, been caught up in the English civil war, faced invasion from France, and welcomed the Beatles and Rolling Stones on tour. From the construction of Corbiere Lighthouse and Victor Hugo’s flight to Guernsey, to the day a UFO appeared above Alderney, all of these stories and more feature in the Channel Islands’ remarkable history. Subscribe today.

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