Mr Abbott is infuriated by ABC's revelation that intelligence agencies tapped the phone of the Indonesian President and by allegations that asylum-seekers were mistreated by navy personnel
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Tuesday 02 July 2013
Battle of the Atlantic nerve centre may become a casualty of spending cuts
Wednesday 29 May 2013
The French defence contractor Thales has won a 10-year contract worth £600m to service the British Royal Navy's submarines and ships, the Ministry of Defence said yesterday.
Tuesday 28 May 2013
A £600m contract to maintain the “eyes and ears” of the Royal Navy's ships and submarines is expected to secure more than 500 UK jobs, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said today.
Thursday 23 May 2013
As we prepare to celebrate the 70th anniversary of The Battle of the Atlantic tomorrow, Nicholas Milton speaks to a 90-year-old naval veteran about the psychological impact of fighting the Axis' stealthiest weapons
Thursday 16 May 2013
Alan Wood, who died on 18 April at the age of 90, was a Second World War veteran who was credited with providing the flag in the famous flag-raising on Iwo Jima. Others have claimed they provided the flag, but retired Marine Colonel Dave Severance, who commanded the company that took Mount Suribachi that day, confirmed recently that it was Wood. "I have a file of more than 60 people who claim to have had something to do with the flags," he said.
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Waterproof guidebooks and underwater signposts to help people explore Britain’s most secluded heritage sites
Monday 29 April 2013
The 35-year-old man was conscious and wearing a life jacket when he fell into 6ft (2 metre) seas in the early hours of this morning
Thursday 04 April 2013
The Prime Minister is to welcome home a submarine crew from their 100th patrol.
Friday 29 March 2013
Helicopters and Navy ships rescued 220 Latvians who drifted to sea today, trapped on huge floating slabs of ice.
Saturday 16 March 2013
Back when PMs worked their way up
Tuesday 12 March 2013
The navy has reportedly lost three of its carefully trained “killer” dolphins. The defence ministry has denied the reports and refused to confirm that its navy uses dolphins, but the loss has been widely reported in the country, and former naval officers said dolphins often went missing during exercises to look for mates.
The French are invading! 200 soldiers to land on Hampshire beach backed up by warships and helicopters
Friday 08 March 2013
Landing is part of training operation for French Navy
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Police have praised the bravery of an 81-year-old woman who battered an intruder with a pair of crutches.
Saturday 23 February 2013
The Pentagon yesterday grounded its fleet of F-35 fighter jets after discovering a cracked engine blade in one plane.
Sedated and just 30 minutes from the death chamber 'mentally disabled' man Warren Hill gets dramatic stay of execution
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Warren Hill was due to be executed by lethal injection in Georgia despite a ban on the state killing people with mental disabilities
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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