Princess Elizabeth, 13, catches her first glimpse of dashing young naval cadet

Poor darlings, they have never had any fun yet,’ King George VI wrote in his diary shortly after the end of the war in 1945. By ‘fun’, the King meant the kind of social life he had enjoyed in the 1920s, the non-stop dancing at lavish private balls or to hear Ambrose and his Orchestra … Read more

Naval Club where Prince Philip’s infamous Thursday Club used to drink is on sale for £35million

The Naval Club, a private members’ club where Prince Philip, Lord Mountbatten and other members of the notorious Thursday Club are said to have gathered, is on the market for £35million. Based in a Georgian mansion at 38 Hill Street in Mayfair, the Naval Club’s home was originally the property of the Earl of Chatham, … Read more

Naval Club where Prince Philip’s infamous Thursday Club used to drink is on sale for £35million

The Naval Club, a private members’ club where Prince Philip, Lord Mountbatten and other members of the notorious Thursday Club are said to have gathered, is on the market for £35million. Based in a Georgian mansion at 38 Hill Street in Mayfair, the Naval Club’s home was originally the property of the Earl of Chatham, … Read more

Russia announces joint naval drill with China and Iran in the Indian Ocean ‘soon’ 

Russia announces joint naval drill with China and Iran in the Indian Ocean ‘soon’ Russia to hold joint naval drills with Iran and China in Indian Ocean this month Naval exercise will see the countries ‘rehearse search and rescue operations’ Moscow’s ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan made the announcement  By Bhvishya Patel For Mailonline Published: 20:07 GMT, … Read more

Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence board a Naval battleship as they film Don’t Look Up

Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence board a Naval battleship as they film sci-fi movie Don’t Look Up in Boston By Sarah Abraham For Dailymail.com Published: 21:54 GMT, 12 December 2020 | Updated: 21:54 GMT, 12 December 2020 Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio and a stacked cast of A-list celebrities have been on set in Boston filming … Read more

Russian naval incursions into British waters soar by 26%

Russia has dramatically increased naval and air operations near Britain, raising fears Moscow is exploiting the pandemic to test UK responses. The Royal Navy has been forced to deploy 17 times this year to escort Russian vessels passing through British waters, figures reveal. This is up 26 per cent on last year. Moscow has also increased … Read more

Boris Johnson £16bn defence spend to restore UK as great naval power

Britain will become Europe’s greatest naval power again after a £16.5billion boost to defence spending, Boris Johnson vowed yesterday. The Prime Minister said he would ‘restore Britain’s position’ as the ruler of the waves rather than allow the UK to ‘curl up in our island and leave the task to our friends’. Billions of pounds of … Read more

PM’s £16bn defence splurge will make UK ‘greatest naval power in Europe’ once more 

Britain will become Europe’s greatest naval power again after a £16.5billion boost to defence spending, Boris Johnson vowed yesterday. The Prime Minister said he would ‘restore Britain’s position’ as the ruler of the waves rather than allow the UK to ‘curl up in our island and leave the task to our friends’. Billions of pounds of … Read more

Boris Johnson vows to make the UK the ‘foremost naval power in Europe’

Boris Johnson today vowed to once again make the UK the ‘foremost naval power in Europe’ as he said a £24 billion boost to the budget of the Ministry of Defence will ‘spur a renaissance of British ship building’.  The Prime Minister said the UK must not ‘curl up in our island’ and leave the … Read more