Jutland relics unearthed ahead of titanic battleā€™s centenary
27 August 2015

Historians in Portsmouth are examining the battle ensigns flown by some of the 150 British warships at Jutland ahead of the battle’s 100th anniversary.

The silk standards are stained by the fire and soot of the action fought in the North Sea on May 31 1916.

Hungry Atlantic rowers saved with fresh food from HMS Portland
26 August 2015

HMS Portland provided much needed food and water to a pair of transatlantic rowers who’d not eaten a proper meal for 20 days.

The frigate responded to a call for help from adventurers Pete Fletcher and Tom Hudson, who’d rowed from New York to the Scilly Isles.