The Army is launching a new recruitment campaign to expand its reserves section, despite recent cuts to the number of troops.
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Monday 09 July 2012
Detectives have been granted more time to question a 22-year-old woman over a suspected terror plot in the UK.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Some classes were cancelled even before the start of the Round the Island (of Wight) Race today as forecasts of brisk south-westerlies brought the reality of over 25 knots and either challenging or exciting races for what had been 1,650 entries and over 10,000 competitors. Injuries were reported to a handful.
Saturday 16 June 2012
Trying to film a hidden camera show in this "summer" is starting to get me down.
Friday 08 June 2012
South coast gales in an English summer were in stark contrast to the race track off Istanbul, between the Aegean and the Bosphorus, as the founder and organiser of the Extreme Sailing Series, Mark Turner predicted: “There will be less professional sailing events in the next three to five years.”
Tuesday 05 June 2012
Hard as teak in soggy conditions, Britain’s marauding squad of singlehanded Olympic racers set the pace on the Finn track for all the others on the second day of the Skandia Sail for Gold Olympic curtain-raiser in autumnal conditions on Weymouth Bay.
Monday 04 June 2012
Any lack of wind and racing on the opening of the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta, the last chance to tune up before the Olympic rings move in next month, was more than made up by the rumour mill about machinations within the International Sailing Federation to overturn a decision made last month to throw out the windsurfers and replace them with kiteboards in Brazil in 2016.
Sunday 03 June 2012
A New York artist is the latest to bring his witty works to our streets
Saturday 19 May 2012
A search for two missing fishermen was called off today as rescue teams found their stricken vessel and its liferaft on the sea bed.
Saturday 19 May 2012
Three-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie today kicked off the London 2012 Olympic torch relay, saying it was "one of the more nervous moments of my life".
Friday 18 May 2012
Hopes were fading today for three popular fishermen missing since yesterday morning as coastguards found an object on the sea bed.
Friday 11 May 2012
The continuing battle between Brazil’s Robert Scheidt, reigning Olympic gold medallist Iain Percy, and Britain’s top sailors ramped up another notch in Hyères today as Scheidt, with crew Bruno Prada, snatched the world championship of the Star keelboat class from Percy and crew Andrew Simpson.
Monday 07 May 2012
Ben Ainslie was beaten into the second place by his great British rival Giles Scott at the UK national championship for the singlehanded Finn dinghy in Falmouth.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Inside a ring enforced by six ground-to air missile stations, RAF Typhoon jets will patrol the skies alongside naval helicopters carrying snipers from the Royal Marines, whose job will be to shoot down aircraft that refuse to turn back from the Olympic Park.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Nine-day training exercise will see missile practice drills and helicopter gunship flights
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Communism never found a fertile breeding ground in Great Britain, perhaps because the English chopped off Charles I's head centuries before the Russians discovered revolution. The British Communist Party was one of the smallest in Europe, and yet 80 years ago, it scored an unusual and enduring victory.
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