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British warship shadows Russian navy ships in English Channel

British warship shadows Russian navy ships in English Channel

A British destroyer is shadowing a Russian naval task group as it passes the English coast, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Wednesday. HMS Defender was called upon...

British navy challenges Spanish warship near Gibraltar

British navy challenges Spanish warship near Gibraltar

A Spanish warship tried to order commercial shipping to leave anchorages in British waters near Gibraltar but was challenged by the British navy and sailed away,...

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling

I make no apologies for supporting a British business, says UK Transport Minister 

Britain’s Transport Minister, Chris Grayling, on Wednesday, clarified the award of a £14 million ($18 million) contract to a new company that has never previously...

Britain to boost trade in Africa with aid budget

British PM orders more work on Brexit customs arrangements

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has told officials to do more work on future EU customs arrangements after her Foreign Minister described one of her Brexit...

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British sailor lost at sea in Southern Ocean

An experienced British sailor who fell overboard from a racing yacht in the remote Southern Ocean during a leg of the Volvo Ocean Race is now presumed to have been lost...

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BPA: British govt losing sight of opportunities to develop port areas post Brexit

By Jite Eriabie  The British Ports Association (BPA) has warned that the UK government is losing sight of opportunities to develop port areas once the country is free...

Investigators to raise seaplane that killed British exec, family

Investigators to raise seaplane that killed British exec, family 

By Jite Eriabie  Australia’s transport safety investigation agency said on Tuesday it plans to raise a seaplane that crashed into a Sydney river on New Year’s Eve,...

Militants

Niger Delta militants kill British hostage

By Godspower Edoza  One of the four missionaries kidnapped in Delta State in October, Ian Squire, has been killed by suspected militants. BBC quoted the British...

Nasdaq warns Diana Containerships over listing compliance 

British boxship loses 42 containers overboard off Japan

  The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has launched an investigation into the loss of dozens of containers from a British containership off Japan. The MAIB...

Canada’s proposed tanker ban in Northern British Columbia worries ICS 

Canada’s proposed tanker ban in Northern British Columbia worries ICS 

By Jite Eriabie  The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is deeply concerned over proposed legislation that would ban crude oil tankers from operating in...

Fire goes out on distressed British bulk carrier

Fire goes out on distressed British bulk carrier

The fertilizer cargo inferno on board a UK-flagged cargo ship has finally stopped more than two weeks after its crew was forced to abandon ship due to toxic smoke, the...

Man exposes security lapses, lands drone on biggest British warship

Man exposes security lapses, lands drone on biggest British warship 

An amateur drone pilot has sparked a security review of Britain’s biggest and most technologically advanced aircraft carrier after landing his handheld drone on the...

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