• The British Navy has captured 13 Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. The British Ministry of Defence says RFA Fort Victoria and a US Navy vessel intercepted the pirates' boat, which had refused to stop despite warning shots from a Royal Navy helicopter. 
  • Royal Marines in speedboats approached the vessel and boarded it, capturing 13 pirates and seizing weapons. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said the UK troops, part of a NATO-led force, could be proud of the success.