Royal Navy

Royal Navy ship HMS Diamond 'breaks down' in Gulf

<b>A Royal Navy ship has been forced to abandon its mission after breaking down in the Persian Gulf.</b><p>HMS Diamond is returning to its home port in Portsmouth after developing mechanical problems.<p>Diamond, along with the Navy's five other type 45 destroyers, are awaiting a refit to rectify a problem with …

Military

Royal Navy destroyer leaves Middle East due to propeller problems

A Type 45 destroyer has been recalled to Britain with propeller problems, leaving the Royal Navy's traditional "east of Suez" deployment without …

War

What Caused the War of 1812?

A Young Nation in a Dangerous World<p>Having won its independence in 1783, the United States soon found itself a minor power without the protection of …

History

'Outlander': Claire Makes It to Land ... Barely (PHOTOS)

How will she ever reunite with Jamie?

Caitriona Balfe

UK's £1bn warship HMS Diamond 'heads home from Gulf after breaking down'

The Type 45 destroyer had problems with its propeller.<p>A Royal Navy warship that cost £1bn has had to return to the UK from the Gulf after problems …

War

RAF aircraft joins search effort for missing Argentine submarine

An RAF aircraft has landed in Argentina to help search for the submarine that went missing last week with 44 sailors on board.<p>The ARA San Juan …

Mar del Plata

Where to Wear: What to Pack on Your Warm Weather Getaway

Headed somewhere sunny for the holidays? Ditch the coat and grab the caftan—easy-does-it is the name of the game at these beach destinations. Of …

Los Cabos

"F*** you! Pirates! You're responsible for the Belgrano!" Argentina fury over British help in search for missing submarine

Fury has erupted in Argentina over Britain's role in helping the search for its missing submarine - with old tensions over the Falklands War …

Mauricio Macri

BBC World Service - Newsday, One week on submarine rescuers intensify search

An intensive search and rescue operation is underway to locate and save the crew of the Argentine submarine San Juan. After several days there are concerns that the vessel could be running out of oxygen. Dan Conley captained British Royal Navy submarines and was involved in search and rescue …

Babcock reassures over defence deals and Brexit but shares still slide

Reassuring words from Babcock aimed at easing concerns about UK defence spending and Brexit failed to comfort investors and the outsourcer’s shares retreated despite posting solid interim results.<p>Babcock, which provides engineering and training services and counts the Ministry of Defence as one of …

Brexit

How Do We Know What Our Ancestors Ate?

<i>How do we know what our ancestors ate? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Laura Carlson, Executive Producer & Host at The Feast Podcast, on Quora:</b><p>We thankfully have a number of great …

Archaeology

Aboard His Submarine, Jimmy Launders Sank Ralf-Reimar Wolfram’s U-boat

The Hunt for Red October dramatized for the public one of the tensest forms of warfare imaginable: combat between submarines submerged deep under the …

Military History

REVEALED: How the British Navy's tactics against Napoleon could ‘solve’ North Korea crisis

GETTYTactics used by the British Navy against France in the Napoleonic Wars could be used to stop N.Korea<p>Gregory Keeley, a retired lieutenant …

North Korea

British 'bulldog' David Davis is getting the Michel taken out of him by Brussels bruiser

Barnier insisted that the EU won’t lower their standards to enter a trade deal with the UK as the Brexit divorce bill gets set to rocket.<p>Michel …

Brexit

Royal Navy on 'high alert' after Russian destroyer 'moved on' from Moray Firth

HMS Somerset was called to shadow the warship Vice Admiral Kulakov and a supporting tanker which were spotted off Scotland's north east coast.<p>A …

War

How Queen Elizabeth’s Teenage Crush Became the Longest Marriage in British Royal History

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s romance began on a perfectly gray and rainy English afternoon, in July 1939. She was just 13. He was 18, royal but penniless, and about to spend years traveling the world with the British navy. He wasn’t exactly marriage material — and he was also her third …

Royal Family

5 takeaways from the Outlander Season 3, Episode 11 promo and synopsis

Photo credit: Outlander/Starz Image acquired via Starz Media Room<p>Photo credit: Outlander/Starz Image acquired via Starz Media Room<p>Claire took a leap …

TV

Defence Expenditure | Save Our Services | UKIP | For The Nation

Government’s Plan<p>The Ministry of Defence is intending to sell 30% of its built on land (barracks etc). Whilst this will release public sector land …

UKIP

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World<p>Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honored as USA Swimming's top male and female athletes of 2017 at the Golden Goggles awards on …

Royal Family

Royal Navy deployed to 500lb German WWII bomb near major gas pipeline in the North Sea

The explosive, dropped by German bombers during the Second World War, was hauled out of the water by a Dutch trawlerman after it got caught in his …

UK News

The British had their own “Valley Forge” travails!

A Book Review<p><b>Bowler, Arthur R. Logisitics and the Failure of the British Army in America. Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press, 1975.</b><p>Famously, …

History

New UK aircraft carrier to be commissioned on Pearl Harbor anniversary

Her Majesty the Queen will commission the new British aircraft carrier named after her into Royal Navy service in three weeks – on the anniversary of …

Military

How Britain's Royal Navy might help find a missing Argentine submarine

An Argentine submarine, the ARA San Juan, is missing in the South Atlantic Ocean.<p>The crew of 44 has been out of contact with the Argentine Navy for …

War

Demons and shipwrecks

Submitted by Rachel Dinning<p>A<p>a<p>-<p>To accompany their upcoming events in the UK-wide <i>Being Human</i> festival, Kasia Szpakowska discusses her research into …

History

Outlander Season 3, Episode 10 sneak peek: Why does Captain Raines confine Jamie?

Photo credit: Outlander/Starz Image acquired via Starz Media Room<p>Photo credit: Outlander/Starz Image acquired via Starz Media Room<p>Fans learned that …

Entertainment

Businessman and former Royal Navy officer from Cornwall carried out sex attacks on boys in tunnels, court told - Cornwall Live

A jury was told that complaints from boys who were allegedly groped by a prominent businessman and former Royal Navy officer were ignored.<p>Charles …

Crime

London Was Once The World's Biggest Port: Here's Its Story

How come you never see a book about London's docks? They are of incalculable importance to the history of our city, yet nobody has published a book …

London

Drinking in Las Vegas: Where to find the best bars

Content<p>1. Where to drink the best cocktails in Las Vegas<br>2. Best rooftop bars in Las Vegas<br>3. The best dive bars for a wild Vegas night<p>Overview<p>Although …

Las Vegas

NATO allies come to Britain's aid in North Atlantic hunt for red submarine in October

Britain was forced to rely on NATO allies for help hunting down a suspected Russian submarine lurking off the UK coast, we can reveal.<p>Spy planes from …

War

Ultra shares bomb as it blames MoD over profit warning

Long-running conflicts like Iraq and Afghanistan meant there has been sufficient visibility for defence contractors in terms of demand for their …

UK News