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UK ships on ‘critical’ alert as crew of detained Iran vessel arrested

UK ships on ‘critical’ alert as crew of detained Iran vessel arrestedBritain has raised the security alert for British-flagged ships in the Gulf to its highest level, Sky News understands.

Royal Navy sees off Iranian boats trying to stop British tanker

Royal Navy sees off Iranian boats trying to stop British tankerThree Iranian boats tried to stop a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the Ministry of Defence has said.

Two children among six foreign nationals dead in Greece storm

Two children among six foreign nationals dead in Greece stormTwo children are among six foreign nationals to have died after a severe storm struck a tourist hotspot in Greece.

US scientist found dead in WW2 bunker on Greek island

US scientist found dead in WW2 bunker on Greek islandAn “outstanding an inspiring” American scientist found dead on the Greek island of Crete may have been murdered, police have said.

Trump orders investigation into French digital tax

Trump orders investigation into French digital taxPresident Donald Trump has ordered an investigation into France’s proposed tax on technology companies. 

Man and woman in court over Emiliano Sala post-mortem photo

Man and woman in court over Emiliano Sala post-mortem photoTwo people have appeared in court charged with accessing CCTV footage of the post-mortem examination of footballer Emiliano Sala.

£2bn structure sealing off Chernobyl’s reactor is unveiled

£2bn structure sealing off Chernobyl’s reactor is unveiledA structure built to contain hundreds of tonnes of radioactive material from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been unveiled by Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Driver’s lucky escape after crashing into a cactus

Driver’s lucky escape after crashing into a cactusDramatic pictures show just how close one lucky driver came to meeting the sharp end of a giant cactus in the Arizona desert.

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threat

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threatA Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat from Iran to seize a British vessel, Sky News understands.

Islamic State ‘still dangerous threat to UK and more unpredictable’

Islamic State ‘still dangerous threat to UK and more unpredictable’Islamic State poses a challenge to all countries in the world, while rival terrorist group al Qaeda is resurgent and could be plotting attacks in Europe, the UK’s security minister said.