French adventurer Jean-Jacques Savin, who set off in a rowboat from Portugal on January 1 to cross the Atlantic solo, has vanished at sea with his boat found overturned and empty near the Azores archipelago, Portugal's navy said. The 75-year-old Savin's support team had said in a Facebook post on Saturday that his body had been found inside the cabin of his sleek, purpose-built boat Audacious, but late on Sunday issued another statement signed by his daughter Manon that the body had not been recovered.
25 Mar 2020
Amid travel bans and warnings on both sides of the Atlantic, organizers of exchange programs scrambled to get their young participants back home. Those affected describe an experience marred by confusion and frustration.
5 Sep 2019
Hurricane Dorian, tied as the most powerful storm to hit land anywhere in the Atlantic, battered the Bahamas inflicting colossal damage to property and infrastructure across the chain of islands. Bloomberg's Stuart Wallace reports on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
11 May 2019
A 72-year-old French man has bobbed his way across the Atlantic in a bright orange barrel. Now he wants to cross the Pacific, also in a barrel.
6 Jan 2019
Hardly anywhere else on earth is as good for whale watching as the Canary Islands in the Atlantic. DW reporter Christina Deicke went on board to get a glimpse of these marine giants in their natural habitat.
23 Oct 2017
Seven yachts race in front of Alicante seafront before heading for Atlantic.