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Jailed for being homosexual, Keith Biddlecombe talks about how it changed his life

Reading bedtime stories while on duty

A new app helps connect armed forces families by giving parents a chance to read stories while away from home.

Plymouth school embraces Royal Navy competition

Field gun runs began in tribute to Royal Navy men who hauled field guns to battle in the Boer War.

HMS Torbay joins nuclear graveyard

BBC Radio Devon

HMS Torbay
BBC

Nuclear-powered submarine HMS Torbay will be decommissioned today at its Plymouth base.

It's the latest Royal Navy sub due to be stored at Devonport - and brings to 13 the number of submarines waiting to be dismantled in Devonport's so-called "nuclear graveyard".

The Ministry of Defence has said it could take until 2040 to completely dispose of the retired fleet.

HMS Queen Elizabeth

Steven McKenzie

BBC Scotland Highlands and Islands reporter

Debris became caught in a propeller shaft of HMS Queen Elizabeth before it cleared during sea trials.

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