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Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz

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There will be "serious consequences" if Iran does not release a British-flagged tanker seized in the Gulf, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
The Stena Impero's owners say they have been unable to contact their vessel, which had 23 personnel on board and was "heading north towards Iran". Sara Vakshouri is President of SVB Energy International, we ask whether this incident was likely to make the Strait of Hormuz a no-go area for British tankers. As India prepares to launch a second mission to the moon, Mike Johnson explore if it's money well spent. Plus, our reporter in Switzerland heads to a month-long festival aimed at celebrating the country's wine industry. Nigel Cassidy is joined throughout the programme for comment by Stephanie Hare
researcher and speaker on technology, politics and history and from Washington, James Kirchick, reporter, foreign correspondent and author.

(Picture credit: Stena Bulk)

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