UK's newest and biggest aircraft carrier springs a leak

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HMS Queen Elizabeth, which is still undergoing trials, is scheduled for repair at Portsmouth

After less than a month in service, the UK’s new £3.1bn aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is leaking as a result of a problem with a shaft seal.

At 280 metres (920ft) long and with an estimated 50-year working life, the carrier is the biggest and most powerful built by the UK.

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