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Thirteen suspected Somali pirates have been captured by the Royal Navy, following an interception off the coast of Somalia.

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Money goes towards recruiting gunmen and to foreign investors in the pirates' lucrative enterprise

Satellites used to spot where pirate booty winds up

A modern-day treasure map of pirate strongholds in Somalia may hold the key to solving the maritime crisis off the Horn of Africa. Satellite images have traced the money trail from the multi-million-pound ransoms earned from captured ships.

Money goes towards recruiting gunmen and to foreign investors in the pirates' lucrative enterprise

West plans new hi-tech crackdown on Somali pirate gangs

Satellite pictures reveal areas transformed by ransom riches

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The action film Fast Five, the fifth in the Fast and the Furious franchise, has been illegally downloaded more than any other film this year.

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Fort Victoria's Royal Marines board and search a whaler boat about 350 nautical miles from the Somali coast

Royal Navy catches Indian Ocean pirates

The Royal Navy has detained seven suspected pirates in the Indian Ocean, the Ministry of Defence said today.

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Harlequins No 8 Nick Easter runs in his side's third try against Gloucester at Kingsholm

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Jean Jülich, who has died in his native Cologne aged 82, was one of the last surviving Edelweiss Pirates, the working class German teenagers who ran wild in the ruins of the city during the last years of the Third Reich. By 1944 as many as five thousand tearaways were living as outlaws in Hamburg, Leipzig, Frankfurt and in the heavily bombed cities of the Rhine and Ruhr valleys. Known sometimes as Navajos, Ruhrpiraten, Harlem-Club or even Meuten [wolf packs], they were usually under military age and had evaded the compulsory Hitler youth organisations.

Block Pirate Bay, music industry body tells BT

The body which represents the British music industry has written to BT asking it to block the popular filesharing site Pirate Bay, just one day after the company put in place its enforced block on NewzBin2.

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