Britain's Royal Navy has sent warships to continental Europe to rescue Britons stranded by the volcanic ash cloud. Prime Minister Gordon Brown said the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal and two other Royal Navy ships would cross the English Channel as far as Spain. European transport officials agreed on Monday to gradually resume air traffic in designated "caution zones," where the threat of ash is considered less dangerous.
Britain Sends Warships To Aid Stranded Travelers
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