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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Sunday 10 February 2013
Served in the battleship Nelson before joining Verulam on her commissioning in April 1943
Monday 28 January 2013
In Nelson’s navy, it was a necessity. In modern Britain, it is perhaps more of an emotional impulse. But whatever the motive, burial at sea carries on, just as it has done for hundreds of years.
Monday 14 January 2013
Eight people have been rescued off the coast of Devon from a tug which is carrying 200 tonnes of diesel.
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Naval vessel impounded for two and half months returns to triumphant homecoming
Tuesday 01 January 2013
Iran says it has tested advanced anti-ship missiles in the final day of a naval drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, the passageway for one-fifth of the world's oil supply.
Sunday 16 December 2012
Cyclist who became first Briton to win Tour de France rounds off his superb year with award
Sunday 16 December 2012
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Nuclear submariner jailed for eight years for trying to pass on naval secrets to men he believed were Russian spies
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Edward Devenney was told he had betrayed his country and his colleagues
Monday 10 December 2012
The contract with BAE Systems will safeguard 3,000 skilled jobs at Barrow in Cumbria
Sunday 09 December 2012
US denies Iran claim to have captured drone over Gulf despite images showing 'downed craft' on state TV
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Iran claimed today it had captured a US drone after it entered Iranian airspace over the Persian Gulf— even showing an image of a purportedly downed craft on state TV — but the US Navy said all its unmanned aircraft in the region were “fully accounted for.”
Monday 03 December 2012
A group of senior retired generals and admirals are calling for Congress to amend a recent law that they say "dangerously interferes" with the ability of commanders to battle the epidemic of suicides among members of the military.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
A day before South Korean rap sensation PSY brings his "Gangnam Style" to Thailand, scores of inmates have danced to the hit behind barbed wire and bars in a Bangkok prison.
Monday 26 November 2012
The earliest case relates to the alleged abuse of a 13-year-old navy trainee in 1951
Thursday 22 November 2012
Osama Bin Laden’s last rites aboard the USS Carl Vinson were shrouded in such secrecy that the ship’s crewmen had little idea what was going on as the slain Al-Qaida leader’s body was helicoptered in and swiftly buried at sea, new US military emails have revealed.
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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