The history of competitive running is measured out by milestones. Roger Bannister's four-minute mile, Jim Hines's 10-second 100m, and Paula Radcliffe's unprecedented 2:15:25 marathon all redefined the barriers of human potential.
The train speeds out of the darkness of the channel tunnel, emerging into a landscape of high security fences and barbed wire. Welcome to France.
The Eurosceptic UK Independence Party (UKIP) has suffered a collapse in support while the Conservatives have made significant gains in local elections in England, Scotland and Wales, early results indicated Friday.