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recirc_item:nth-child(5) { display: list-item; } First published on October 22, 2010 / 10:46 AM © 2010 The Associated Press.All Rights Reserved.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.Britain's newest nuclear-powered submarine ran aground off the coast of Scotland Friday but officials say the incident was not serious and no one was injured.

The 328-foot-long (100-meter-long) HMS Astute hit rocks off the Isle of Skye, off the west coast of Scotland, early Friday and was stuck there for hours until Royal Navy vessels towed it to deeper waters during high tide.

The billion pound ($1.57 billion) vessel, one of Britain's fleet of 11 submarines powered by nuclear reactors and launched in 2007, was undergoing sea trials in Scotland when the accident happened, the Ministry of Defense said.

Get Breaking News Delivered to Your Inbox "This is a not a nuclear incident," the ministry said in a statement.

"We are responding to the incident and can confirm that there are no injuries to personnel and the submarine remains watertight.recirc_item:nth-child(5) { display: none; } #recirc_item_9948369e-8c88-11e2-b06b-024c619f5c3d { display: none; } #recirc_item_9948369e-8c88-11e2-b06b-024c619f5c3d ~ .

recirc_item:nth-child(5) { display: list-item; } First published on October 4, 2010 / 7:46 PM © 2010 CBS Interactive Inc.All Rights Reserved.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.The Associated Press contributed to this report.

The Italian coast guard said Monday that it had called off the search for a pair of American balloonists who disappeared last week in the Adriatic Sea.