2400 feet free fall without parachute! A British stuntman has leapt out of a helicopter and into the history books - becoming the first man to jump from 700m high without a parachute. After waiting for the perfect weather conditions, Gary Connery performed his feat at Henley on Thames near London.
Swans swim near riverside properties partially submerged in floodwaters at Henley-on-Thames in southern England, January 13, 2014. Britain's insurers are preparing to pay out hundreds of millions of pounds in claims following a run of winter storms that have flooded homes and disrupted travel, though the absence of major damage should limit the impact on their 2013 results.