Police divers search river for missing mum-of-five Sarah Wellgreen who vanished 18 days ago

The mum-of-five was last seen on the night of October 9 near her home in New Ash Green, Kent. Cops are now probing exactly what happened to Sarah, 46, in the 24 hours before she was officially reported missing on October 11. They are treating her disappearance as a potential murder inquiry and have been searching woodland near Fawkham, Kent – around […]

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Divers free killer whale trapped in fishing net 2000 miles out to sea

Chilean navy divers free huge killer whale trapped in a fishing net 2000 miles out to sea in the South Atlantic The animal was spotted by fishermen caught up in nets intended to catch crabs  The Chilean navy sent out a rescue team, and a diver tried to free the whale  Footage shows the whale struggling at the water’s surface as […]

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Scuba divers comb pond after swimmer cuts his stomach open

Swimmer’s stomach is ripped open on sharp object as he dives into Hampstead Heath pond after water level was lowered by hot weather Mathew Wernham suffered a ‘deep’ cut to his stomach while diving into a pond  The actor had jumped into the famous Hampstead Heath Men’s Pond on Sunday Mr Wernham needed several stitches and he was discharged on […]

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Aussie divers in 'arduous' effort to help trapped Thai soccer boys

Tham Luang, Thailand: Whether it’s after a tsunami, a cyclone or an earthquake, Australia has a long, proud history of sending assistance to our neighbours in their time of need. And in the far north-west of Thailand on the Myanmar border, once again, a team of nine Australians – including six federal police divers as well as ADF and Foreign […]

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British divers known as the A-team who were first to find lost boys

The A-team: What colleagues call the heroic middle-aged British volunteer divers who were the first to find lost Thai boys Richard Stanton, 56, and John Volanthen, 47, are highly experienced divers The intrepid divers both have a history of difficult rescues around the world They were specifically called upon by the Thai authorities to join the search  The British Cave […]

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Divers who looted thousands of pounds of metal from shipwrecks jailed

Diver and boat owner who stripped thousands of pounds of metal from shipwrecks including WWI cruiser HMS Hermes in the English Channel are jailed for up to four years each Nigel Ingram, 57, and John Blight, 58, looted artefacts from Navy vessel in 2014 The total value of the stolen items was an estimated £150,000, Kent Police said Officers found […]

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