The captain, chief officer and two second officers of the Iranian supertanker Grace 1 arrested in an operation involving British Royal Marines have been conditionally bailed without charge, the Royal Gibraltar Police have said.
Iran has warned the UK not to enter a “dangerous game” as plans to relieve a Royal Navy warship in the Gulf were escalated amid escalating tensions.
Tensions in the Gulf make the case for strengthening the Royal Navy, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said.
Police in Gibraltar have arrested the captain and chief officer of the Iranian supertanker detained last week in an operation involving British Royal Marines.
The latest incident in the Strait of Hormuz involving a British oil tanker and Royal Navy frigate comes at a particularly sensitive time as tensions continue to bubble between the US and Iran.
The Royal Navy has driven off three Iranian vessels which tried to stop a commercial tanker from travelling through the Strait of Hormuz.
The former commanding officer of the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is understood to have resigned after he was removed from post for misuse of an official car.
A service has been held in waters off Orkney to mark 100 years since the scuttling of more than 50 German ships after seven months of incarceration.
A service will be held in waters near Orkney to mark 100 years since the scuttling of more than 50 German ships after seven months of incarceration.
The Queen thanked veterans and hailed the resilience of “the wartime generation” as world leaders honoured those who fought in the D-Day landings.
French President Emmanuel Macron thanked Allied Forces on behalf of his country as he joined the Queen and hundreds of veterans at a national commemorative ceremony to honour those who fought in the D-Day landings.
The Queen has joined world leaders and hundreds of veterans at a national commemorative ceremony to honour those who fought in the D-Day landings 75 years ago.
World leaders, royalty and hundreds of veterans will honour those who fought in the D-Day landings 75 years ago during a national commemoration ceremony.
The captain of the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will not be allowed to return to Portsmouth on board the ship, although he technically remains in command.
Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt says she will not intervene in the case of a Royal Navy captain who has been relieved of his command of an aircraft carrier over the use of an official car.
A suspected German wartime bomb which was caught in a fishing net off the coast of the Isle of Wight has been detonated.
A retired senior officer has criticised the Royal Navy for sacking the captain of the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth over misuse of an official car, saying it “smacks of political correctness”.
The captain of the largest and most powerful ship ever built for the Royal Navy has been sacked for misusing its official car, it has been reported.
A Royal Navy warship has escorted a Russian destroyer through the English Channel.
A Falklands veteran who says he was forced to leave the Royal Navy because of his sexuality has announced plans to sue the Ministry of Defence to have his medals returned to him.