Majority of Britons back keeping Trident, poll shows

It has been widely reported that a majority of the public support the Government's proposal to fully renew Britain's Trident nuclear weapons.

Liverpool to host Armed Forces Day 2017

Armed Forces Day 2017

The Ministry of Defence have revealed that Liverpool is to host Armed Forces Day 2017. Armed Forces Day (formerly Veterans' Day) is an annual event celebrated in late June to commemorate the service of men and women in the British Armed Forces. Although an official event, it is not a public holiday in the UK. The name was changed to Armed...

Priest murdered in Normandy attack

A priest has been killed in a suspected terrorist attack after two knifemen stormed a church in the town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy. Police are handling the incident as a terrorist incident and have called in anti-terrorism prosecutors. Reports indicate the attackers burst into the church during Morning Mass and took five people hostage. It is believed the five hostages were two churchgoers,...

RAF Marham abduction suspects ‘part of larger team’

RAF Marham is home to the Tornado GR4 Force. Credit: MOD / Masson

Police have expressed their belief that the two people involved in the attempted abduction of an RAF serviceman are part of a bigger team.

The rise of child soldiers

A soldier stands guard over children rescued from a militant group in CAR. Credit: © UNICEF / Matas

There are an estimated 250,000 child soldiers in the world today.

‘Attempted abduction’ of RAF serviceman

RAF Marham is home to the Tornado GR4 Force. Credit: MOD / Masson

A serviceman was threatened with a knife by two attackers outside RAF Marham in what Norfolk Constabulary have described as an "attempted abduction" The victim was not in uniform at the time of the incident, and was not injured during the attack. The attackers attempted to force the airman into a dark people carrier before fleeing the scene. The incident occurred around 3:00pm on...

Turkish NATO membership may be in danger

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Turkey that NATO will be scrutinising Turkey in the coming days to ensure that it fulfils alliance requirements.

Nice Attack: What do we know?

The Nice attack occurred on the evening of the 14th of July 2016, a man deliberately drove a cargo vehicle into a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, followed by mass shooting, killing at least 84. He was shot and killed by police. It is understood that large crowds of people had gathered along the...

Terrorist attack kills 80+ in France

A terrorist attack has killed over 80 people, including several children, in Nice during the city's annual Bastille Day celebrations. Eyewitnesses report a truck "zigzagging" through crowds with an "intent to kill". https://twitter.com/itele/status/753712322795798528 The local prosecutor's office has stated that at least 80 people are known to have died, with over 100 injured. Eyewitnesses state the driver leapt from the vehicle and began...

British forces to enhance NATO’s rapid response capability

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Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has authorised support to allies in the East of Europe in order to boost NATO rapid response capability.

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