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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Missing British yacht spotted, but no sign of crew or life raft

    Posted May 24th 2014, 09:10am by Reuters

    ... Reuters A US Navy helicopter crew on Friday spotted a British yacht that went missing a week ago but found no signs of its four crew members, leaving a midnight deadline for suspending ... They had reported that their vessel, the Cheeki Rafiki, was taking on water, forcing them to change course for the Azores. On Friday, a Navy search crew discovered the overturned vessel about 1,600 ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Nuclear subs issue submerged ahead of Scotland’s independence poll

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:06pm by BLOOM

    ... and economic importance of the Faslane base by turning it into the headquarters of the new nuclear-free Scottish navy. SNP leader Alex Salmond's party reckons contingency plans are being made ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British government drops Huawei devices amid security concerns

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 02:11am by Peter Simpson

    ... directly," the spokesman told the South China Morning Post. Huawei, founded by a former PLA official Ren Zhengfei, has been banned from bidding for sensitive infrastructure contracts in the US ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British empire staff burned sensitive files before new nations' birth

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... be destroyed: "In this he was assisted by the Royal Navy and several gallons of petrol." In British Guiana, a shortage of "British officers of European descent" resulted ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    British ‘White Widow’ wrote ode to Bin Laden and was linked to Kenyan soldier who defected to al-Shabab

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... The Telegraph in London also reported that the terror suspect had formed a long-term relationship and had a child with a former Kenyan Navy officer who defected to Somalia’s al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab. ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Labour leader Miliband furious at paper which said father 'hated Britain'

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the Nazis, before joining the British navy and taking part in the D-Day landings in northern France. "Fierce debate about politics does not justify character assassination of my father," Ed ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain warns of legal action as warships head for Gibraltar

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 06:09pm by AFP

    ... Thousands of Royal Navy personnel set sail yesterday for a training deployment in the Mediterranean amid the diplomatic tensions between the UK and Spain. The helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious left Portsmouth naval base and will join the navy flagship HMS Bulwark, which sailed from Devonport for the Cougar 13 operation. Also sailing today will be a frigate, HMS Westminster, which will visit ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain’s powerful Daily Mail faces a political storm

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 09:37pm by AP

    ... to class warfare. Miliband wrote a rebuttal defending his dad, who came to Britain as a teenage refugee from the Nazis and served with the Royal Navy in the second world war. “I loved him and he ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain to axe up to 5,300 army jobs

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 08:51pm by AFP

    ... to shrink Britain’s massive deficit, has already announced that reservist numbers will be doubled to 30,000 by 2018 to help fill the shortfall. Britain’s navy and air force are also shedding 5,000 ... “likely” along with job cuts among the medical and dental personnel working with the navy and air force. The latest cuts have raised fresh concerns about Britain’s military capacity, a day after ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Man who set up Tibet radio gets £65 in back-pay 63 years later

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... The former civil servant was the only Westerner working for the Tibetan government when China invaded the Himalayan nation in 1950. But pay day was postponed because he was captured by advancing PLA ...




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