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 15 May 2012
A Royal Navy frigate has undertaken three counter-piracy operations during a seven-month deployment in the Indian Ocean.
Sunday 13 May 2012
Sometimes it seems that the more you produce and the better you write, the less you are likely to be remembered.
Thursday 03 May 2012
The underwater films of the late Jacques Cousteau enchanted and entranced several generations of cinema-goers and TV viewers throughout the 1950s, '60s and '70s and played an important part in raising environmental awareness. The diver, Albert Falco, was Cousteau's right-hand man for 37 years and helped make the Oscar-winning documentaries The Silent World in 1956 and World Without Sun in 1964, as well as the celebrated television series The Undersea World Of Jacques Cousteau.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
The commanding officer of a Royal Navy submarine that ran aground off the Isle of Skye failed to "appreciate the proximity of danger", lacked charts and was uncomfortable navigating in the dark, according to the findings of an official inquiry.
Friday 20 April 2012
The US Navy is initiating dismissal proceedings against two Marines from a squad that killed 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians in 2005.
Monday 16 April 2012
A run of flops could spell the end of the macho supermovie, says Francesca Steele
Friday 13 April 2012
Herman Wouk is so old he remembers Simon and Schuster (the people)... which is a good thing because the great American novelist has sold his new book to the publishers at the age of 96.
Thursday 12 April 2012
A suspected submerged submarine has been discovered in Northern Ireland, the Government has said.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
The United States Navy has deployed a second aircraft carrier to the Gulf region amid rising tensions with Iran over its nuclear programme.
Monday 09 April 2012
A plume of smoke billows above the Thames Estuary yesterday as a bomb-disposal team destroys a German mine from the Second World War.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Britain criticised for 'particularly poor record' in international crackdown on Indian Ocean piracy
Friday 06 April 2012
A US navy jet crashed in Virginia today with the two pilots aboard believed to have ejected before the impact, according to reports.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Crowds of people gathered today to wave off one of the Royal Navy's newest and most powerful warships as it set sail for the Falkland Islands a day before the 30th anniversary of the British task force setting sail for war.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
Sailors aboard three Israeli missile ships were on the verge of weighing anchor for a 10-day exercise abroad only to find out the entire operation was the Israeli naval chief's idea of an April Fool's prank.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
No incident in the Falklands War divided opinion so bitterly. Some even called it a war crime. Now a member of the War Cabinet has revealed how Argentine orders intercepted by Chile convinced the British that their enemies' prize cruiser had to be sunk
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British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
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