More than 260 sailors serving on board HMS Edinburgh will spend the festive season on board the Portsmouth-based warship while she sails the South Atlantic. But in a bid to spread some Christmas cheer the personnel have donned their smartest Santa outfits and created a video for their loved ones set to The Darkness’ Christmas Time (Don’t Let The Bells End): video The video features scenes from around the ship with sailors wearing Santa hats, Christmas cracker outfits and elf costumes waving hello to family and friends from thousands of miles away at sea.
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VIDEO: HMS Edinburgh sends home festive cheer
On a state visit to the UK, the Amir of Kuwait, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, has reviewed a Guard of Honour in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle.
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Irish Guards perform Guard of Honour for Amir of Kuwait
The Field of Remembrance to honour Britain’s war dead was officially opened at Westminster Abbey yesterday by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
Duke of Edinburgh opens Field of Remembrance
Soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Rifles (3 RIFLES) returned to their base in Edinburgh over the weekend following a demanding six-month operational tour in Afghanistan.
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Edinburgh-based soldiers return from Afghanistan
Members of the Royal Marines Reserves Scotland have formed the Guard at Edinburgh Castle for the first time.
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Royal Marines Reserves guard Edinburgh Castle