The Duke of Edinburgh has criticised the decision to decommission the Royal Yacht Britannia, which was taken out of service after 43 years in 1997.
THE ROYAL Yacht Britannia is to be closed to the public for at least a month for a complete overhaul.
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THE Royal Yacht Britannia is to be closed to the public for at least a month for a complete overhaul, on the orders of the historic vessel's insurers.
A SCRAP metal dealer who sold a propeller stolen from the Royal Yacht Britannia was jailed for five months yesterday.
IT WAS once the setting for exclusive cocktail parties hosted by the Royal Family, but now tourists can get a taste of the high life on the Royal Yacht Britannia's new Royal Deck restaurant.
THE Royal Yacht Britannia, docked in Leith, is to open a glass-enclosed restaurant next month as part of a £1.5m revamp of its upper deck.
FOR almost half a century the Royal Yacht Britannia regally ruled the waves as the Queen's floating palace.
THE Royal Yacht Britannia has become the latest victim of the soaring trade in stolen scrap metal.
FOR years it was used as the venue for countless cocktail parties featuring some of the richest and most powerful people from across the globe.
THE Queen's former press secretary has branded the decision to take the Royal Yacht Britannia out of service as an "absolute disgrace".
A WEST Indian steel band is to pay a special visit to the Royal Yacht Britannia.
THE Royal Yacht Britannia has won the highest rating ever awarded to a tourist attraction by VisitScotland.
IT SERVED the Royal Family for 44 years, circumnavigating the globe several times in an illustrious career before being decommissioned to save taxpayers' money.
GENEROUS visitors to the Royal Yacht Britannia have been rewarded with free passes to the attraction for a year after agreeing to Gift Aid their admission fee.
AN £80 million cruise liner terminal is being planned for Leith in an ambitious bid to create a "world-class" facility at the port.
THE Royal Yacht Britannia has welcomed on board her two millionth visitor since opening in 1998.
ONE of the Queen's Rolls- Royces was lifted by crane aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia yesterday.
A CLASSIC car which has taken the Queen to official engagements across Britain and Europe is to be hoisted on board the Royal Yacht Britannia.
HINDI and Arabic language versions have been added to the audio guides at the Royal Yacht Britannia to cope with a surge in visitors from India and the Middle East.
THE Royal Yacht Britannia is today celebrating seven years in Edinburgh.
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