Most locals knew someone who worked there. Ian Burrell recalls growing up close to the dockyard
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Saturday 16 March 2013
Saturday 16 March 2013
'It's about everyday life, not monuments'
Thursday 14 March 2013
Roy Hodgson has left Rio Ferdinand and Ashley Cole in no doubt that the pair would have to put their feud behind them and ensure there was no "tension" now that the Manchester United defender has been recalled to the England squad.
After 20 hours stuck on storm-tossed seas before they docked, Channel ferry passengers are trapped because doors are stuck
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Hundreds of passengers anxious to get off a stranded ferry have been forced to remain onboard at a French harbour as the ship's doors failed to open.
Friday 08 March 2013
Campervan weekends, Malawi, Paris by bike, cool sleeps, Harbour House, Cuban cruise, and trolley cases
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Neil McCorkell was a regular in the Hampshire cricket XI from 1932 to 1951, a quiet man of no great height who kept wicket and, for much of his career, opened the batting, a demanding combination in the six-day-a-week schedule of those years.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Australia's major iron ore port was shut down and residents along a remote stretch of the country's west coast ordered to take shelter as a powerful cyclone bore down on the region today, bringing drenching rains and lashing winds.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Sensitive personal information risks being left vulnerable to hoarding and misuse by banks, retailers and insurance companies due to three British MEPs accused of directly inserting major firms’ suggestions into EU laws, according to privacy campaigners warning of the most intense lobbying effort ever seen in the European Parliament.
Saturday 09 February 2013
With his future tied to Ireland's fate in this Six Nations, coach Declan Kidney has stuck with his strongest hand for the potential Grand Slam decider with England on Sunday.
Sunday 03 February 2013
It had to be an island, but what we really wanted was Italy. The food, the heat, the Spirito di Punto. But Sicily and Sardinia were too big; Capri too crowded. And then I remembered the Aeolian Islands: eight specks of volcanic rock adrift in the Tyrrhenian Sea; often read about, but always just beyond reach.
Thursday 31 January 2013
The US Navy plans to dismantle a $277m (£174m) minesweeper that ran aground on a coral reef off the Philippines because removing it intact would cause more damage to the reef and the hull.
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