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8 Sep, 2018
British sailors on HMS Queen Elizabeth arrested in first overseas trip
Sailors from the Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth have been arrested on the £3bn aircraft carrier’s first journey to the US.
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Interview: Eddie Gray on why SFA must stay at Hampden – ‘our mecca’

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